The Morning Download: JPMorgan Chase Makes Coding Literacy a Requirement

Tom Loftus: Good day, CIOs. If every company is a technology company, is every employee a technologist? JPMorgan Chase & Co. may think so.

This year all analysts joining its asset management division were required to take mandatory training in Python code, the FT reports.

So far, a third of the bank’s analysts and associates have taken a coding program, the FT says.

The language of business is coding.

Mary Callahan Erdoes, head of JPMorgan Asset Management, tells the FT that being competitive in the 21st century means knowing how to code.

"By better understanding coding, our business teams can speak the same language as our technology teams, which ultimately drives better tools and solutions for our clients," she tells the FT.

Banks join fray. As The Wall Street Journal has reported…

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