New York, NY (PRWEB) November 02, 2015
The WSTA will host a seminar on “Hot/Emerging Technologies” on November 5, 2015 in New York City for Financial IT Professionals. Speakers at this event include: Luncheon Speaking Sponsor – Mobiquity, and other Speaking Sponsors - BlackBerry, illusive networks, NGDATA and Solstice Mobile. View the complete agenda at http://www.wsta.org/events/event/seminar-hotemerging-technologies/
Innovation is the engine that powers the financial services industry. And innovations prompt further innovation. The latest business innovations often are enabled by the latest technology innovations. From Bitcoin to Near-field-communication, tech industry thought-leaders are hard at work creating the foundation for the next round of business and IT innovation.
This seminar focuses on these, the hottest and newest technologies emerging from the fintech industry that can be leveraged to provide end users with the next level of service that they’re not even expecting yet. From breaking topics like Gamification and how to expand customer relationships, to the latest developments in established technologies like Cloud Computing and Dev-Ops, are great inspiration for the next round of initiatives, just in time for 2016 planning.
For over 47 years, the Wall Street Technology Association (http://www.wsta.org) has provided financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates educational seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members.
The WSTA hosts seminars, panel discussions, roundtables, and social events. These events offer many opportunities to stay on top of leading technologies, as well as network and share information with industry colleagues. The WSTA’s quarterly educational Ticker e-Zine and LimeLight e-Newsletter provide additional content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including white papers, blogs, videos, and information about other industry events.
Financial Firm Members
WSTA financial firm members are employed at banks, brokerages, hedge funds, insurance companies and other financial firms. The WSTA currently has about 2,400 members from over 50 different firms; 81% of the members hold senior titles such as CIOs, CTOs, Vice President, Director and Manager. The remaining 19% hold other titles such as analysts, engineers, architects, etc. The WSTA also reaches over 3,200 prospective financial firm technology professionals with information about educational and networking opportunities.
Affiliates and Sponsors
Affiliates and sponsors are an integral component of the WSTA. As a not-for-profit organization, they contribute significantly by providing the resources needed to run the educational and networking programs for WSTA financial firm members. These programs strengthen the bond between members and companies that serve the technology needs of the financial community.
The WSTA currently has over 200 technology firms that participate in the WSTA as an affiliate or sponsor. Companies that provide cloud, big data, mobility, security, software, infrastructure, networking, social, telecom and other industry-related solutions find the WSTA an invaluable forum to create awareness, educate and develop relationships with financial industry professionals.