Hedge funds are investing in risk management, stepping up internal scrutiny and preparing for worst-case scenarios. The industry has embraced specialist vendors and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products to help implement state-of-the art system architectures that can meet existing and potential requirements, address burgeoning regulations, and enable expansion into new asset classes and strategies.
Risk Focus distinguishes itself from other staff augmentation and body shop firms by providing niche IT solutions for the capital markets. That is an important distinction I try to articulate when talking to our clients.
In initial discussions, clients frequently ask us, “Do you have Java developers?,” and “Can I get some BAs?” At Risk Focus, we take great pride in working with our clients to resolve tactical or strategic architectural issues. As such, we know that it is our job to understand the problem before throwing resources at it.