Companies are advancing in their digital maturity, and new ways of learning and leading are helping drive the change. The fast-paced, ambiguous digital business environment demands that we understand the limitations and possibilities of the newer technologies. This blog covers technology, software designs, wealth industry trends that interests me. #Girish


The Hyperledger Project is managed by the Linux Foundation and NOT by IBM – which is key because the Project is meant to incubate more than just IBM’s offering. IBM initially contributed what was then called ‘Open Blockchain’ and is now called ‘Fabric’, and arguably that is the biggest / highest profile project.



Microservices are not a type of technology, but rather an approach to IT architecture. By using a suite of tools like APIs, containers and cloud, microservices break applications into simple, discrete services.

APIs are at the heart of technology based partnerships, which is why microservices are so critical to any business looking to build partnerships at scale.



In this column, we’ll clarify the similarities and differences between the two dominant approaches to enterprise warehousing. The first approach been Kimball Dimensional Modelling and the second been Corporate Information Factory.

#Data Design


While the largest RIA custodians - SEI, Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Interactive brokers and Fidelity - dwarf the smaller custodians by size, smaller custodians are targeting new market opportunities with specialized offerings such as alternative investments or targeting specific markets such as start-up RIAs.