WSTA to Hold “Innovation, Disruption and You: How to Thrive in the Coming Era” Panel Discussion in NYC

The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®), a not-for-profit organization that provides financial IT professionals a forum to learn from and connect with each other, will hold a panel discussion on “Innovation, Disruption and You: How to Thrive in the Coming Era” on November 7, 2018 in NYC.

NEW YORK (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 01, 2018

The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®), a not-for-profit organization that provides financial IT professionals a forum to learn from and connect with each other, will hold a panel discussion on “Innovation, Disruption and You: How to Thrive in the Coming Era” on November 7, 2018 in NYC. Panel Sponsors include: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, mLogica powered by AWS, SAP and Breakfast Sponsor: Rubrik. Johna Till Johnson, CEO & Founder, Nemertes Research will provide industry perspectives and moderate the discussion. For more information, please visit:

https://www.wsta.org/events/event/fintech-innovation-thrive-coming-fintech-era/

“Emerging technologies like blockchain, quantum computing, AI and end-to-end virtualization are fundamentally changing the business operations of financial services firms,” says Johnson. “The ability to quickly and effectively leverage disruption and innovation will separate winners from losers.”

Panel Discussion Overview
Citigroup’s former leader Vikram Pandit predicts that FinTech will reduce the number of banking jobs by 30% over the next 5 years. How will you and your team be affected?

Advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, and natural language will streamline and accelerate back-office functions. Virtual cards and digital payment technologies are already revolutionizing consumer finance. And everyone’s aware of the threats and promises of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, along with Blockchain-based distributed ledger technologies.

But what does this all mean, practically speaking, for financial services technology professionals? Find out at this WSTA panel session that brings together leading emerging technology vendors and users. You’ll join a spirited discussion and debate that focuses on the near- and medium-term impacts of innovation and disruption. You’ll come away with a new appreciation for how these technologies come together to create the future. And best of all, you’ll walk out with a clear understanding of what you should do to ensure that you’ll thrive in this brave new world.

Topics will include:

  • Machine Learning, AI, and Robotic Process Automation: How they’re revolutionizing financial services
  • Analytics, automation, and cybersecurity
  • Next-generation networking
  • Zero-trust security
  • Fintech providers
  • Cloud-enabled everything
  • Next-generation collaboration

About the Wall Street Technology Association (http://www.wsta.org)
The WSTA facilitates educational and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances in areas such as Cybersecurity, Analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Data Management, Cloud, Blockchain, Digital, Architecture, etc. 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, roundtables, panel discussions, 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 educational Digital News provides 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 webinars, white papers, blogs, videos, and information about other industry events.

Nemertes Research is a global research-based advisory and consulting firm that analyzes the business value of emerging technologies. Since 2002, we have provided strategic recommendations based on data-driven operational and business metrics to help organizations deliver successful technology transformation to employees and customers. Simply put: Nemertes’ better data helps clients make better decisions. http://www.nemertes.com

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