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Datactics Matches 2019 Product Plans with Geographical Expansion and New Chairman

Datactics is on a roll, with strong business growth expected through 2019 leading to the opening of additional offices in New York City and Milan, and the appointment of a new chairman, Edinburgh-based Graham Paterson, a non-executive director at Bailie Gifford US Growth Trust. The business expansion is matched by Datactics’ 2019 product plans, which…

How to Digitalise Client Onboarding and Improve Customer Experience

Financial institutions are improving the client onboarding and the customer experience, but could do better by developing enterprise rather than point solutions, gaining a 360 view of each customer, and working towards digitalising the client lifecycle. During a recent webinar hosted by A-Team’s Data Management Insight and sponsored by Fenergo, a poll question revealed that…

Refinitiv’s John Mason Talks to DMI About Transitioning to the Cloud

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business, is off the runway and heading for the cloud with a view to transitioning its data and clients to the cloud, bringing processes to data rather than data to processes, and helping clients gain value from data and tackle the thorny issue of total cost of ownership…

153 Reasons to Worry About SFTR Reporting

With Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) reporting just a year away, firms within the scope of the regulation need to ensure they can fill up to 153 data fields, including a unique transaction identifier (UTI) for all transactions, legal entity identifiers (LEI), and a master agreement for each trade on a daily basis. They must…

Capgemini Marches on with IDMS Reference Data Utility Despite Talk of Pullback

Whatever happened to the Capgemini (nee iGate) Integrated Data Management Services (IDMS) utility? With little or no market visibility in the past 12-18 months, many in the industry surmised that new owners Capgemini had developed cold feet in the face of slow expansion. When the utility’s sales group in London and New York was folded…

Data Management Insight – All the News, Insight and Information You Need

Welcome to Data Management Insight (DMI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new website that will keep you up to date with all that’s new in data management across capital markets, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. Over the coming weeks…

MarkLogic CTO Giles Nelson Sets the 2019 Agenda

A year on from MiFID II go live and the fall out is still being felt with investment firms adjusting to research unbundling, trading organisations struggling to achieve complete communications surveillance, and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requiring ad hoc reports. It is also time to move on, set a data first strategy, industrialise the…

Deficient Data Management Contributes to Poor Customer Experience Costing FIs $10 Billion a Year

Deficient data management lengthens client onboarding and contributes to a poor customer experience that costs financial institutions $10 billion a year and impacts the lifetime value of each client. Other headline statistics in a report from client lifecycle management specialist Fenergo show that improving data and document capture is ranked the highest critical business issue…

Arachnys Partners Oracle to Integrate Financial Crime and Compliance Solutions

Customer risk intelligence specialist Arachnys has joined the PartnerNetwork of technology giant Oracle as a platinum level member. The partnership starts with Arachnys Navigator, part of the Arachnys cloud-native customer risk intelligence (CRI) suite, as the first solution planned for integration to enhance Oracle’s financial services financial crime and compliance management (FCCM) platform. The partnership…

Opus Offers Clarity KYC to Accelerate Client Onboarding

Opus, the compliance and risk management product provider that acquired Alacra in September 2015, has introduced Clarity KYC, a Know Your Customer (KYC) workflow automation and risk intelligence solution. The solution is aimed at financial services firms and is a software-as-a service (SaaS) platform designed to reduce the time and cost of client onboarding and…