Platformability

Single Dealer Platforms, Industry Expertise

Agile Framework Development

At times it seems that the philosophy of agile software development is at odds with that of framework development. Given the amount of print and web space dedicated to agile methodologies, it's incredible how little is dedicated to this topic. It's almost as ...Read More

Ignoring UX could cost you

This is why it's all about the UX and not the UI.  Those in the business of developing front-end trading applications - take note. You have got to look beyond the graphics and explore the interaction while thinking about avoiding those "fat finger" ...Read More

Guaranteed Messaging – Don't believe it

Guaranteed messaging is something that I've covered before from a Comet perspective. It is still mentioned a lot when talking about messaging technology. People using the technology want to know that if they send a message that it will be received at ...Read More

Livescribe – as tool for Contextual Inquiry

Livescribe is a tool I’ve been using for a year or so now within the UX team here at Caplin, to capture notes from design meetings and ongoing UCD contextual inquiries. It’s a great tool and is also discreet - useful in ...Read More

Silverlight and Flex versus Ajax

On November 10th Caplin and Finextra sponsored a webcast discussing issues surrounding single-dealer portals in capital markets. We have the highlights and while much of the discussion was purely business focused, part III discusses the emergence of Ajax versus Flex and Silverlight. It's ...Read More