HPC Matters on Wall Street

Diane Lieberman blogs on why HPC matters on Wall Street:
“On the eve of the annual High Performance on Wall Street conference (Sept. 22 at the Roosevelt Hotel in NY), it’s ironic that the words “high performance” and “Wall Street” can be perceived as an oxymoron this week. Is it possible, though, that the very financial crisis we’re in may bode well for increased investment in HPC? I sure hope so. Given the likelihood of regulatory changes for the financial services market, along with the obvious need for better risk assessment and management, higher productivity, greater cost-efficiency and more advanced global economic modeling, it seems all of the right drivers are there.” Full Story

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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