2018 – Year in Review

As 2018 draws to a close, Connamara reflects on an exciting year and some amazing milestones for us and our partners: Our client, American Financial Exchange (AFX), continues their incredible growth setting all new records in 2018 for membership and transaction volume: Transactions of more than $275 billion since launch Membership has grown from original... Read more »... More

The Final Question

Clients inevitably ask for "ballpark estimate" after only giving high level or vague requirements. This post gives the Connamara approach to answering the Final Question.... More

Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT)’s Claws Begin to Sink in

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s mandated Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) requires FINRA and the national exchanges to develop and maintain a database that collects and identifies every order, cancellation, modification, and trade execution for all exchange-listed equities and options in all US markets. Recognizing the complexity of a project of this size and scope,... Read more »... More

Connamara Systems: The proof is in the testing

Built in Chicago  – How Engineers at Connamara Systems Build for Quality   Connamara Systems doesn’t just build for quality, they prove it.   The financial tech company writes software for the trading industry, a world where one mistake could cost millions of dollars. For that reason, business analysts are given the time to build tests... Read more »... More