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TickTrade Recruits Industry Veteran Kennedy to Run Global Sales

Foreign exchange (FX) trading platform provider, TickTrade Systems, has recruited fintech consultant and business development executive Will Kennedy as its global head of sales and marketing. Kennedy has over 25 years’ senior experience, most recently as a partner with the Toronto-based fintech consultancy Collaborative Financial Services. Before that, he held global business development, management and…

Brett Hodge Leaves Avox for Fenergo Asia Pac

Brett Hodge has left his position as manager Asia at DTCC’s Avox to head up sales for Fenergo in its newly opened Asia Pacific operation. Brett will be based on sunny Sydney, Australia. This follows earlier expansion by the Irish company into Boston and New York at the start of the year. Fenergo’s CEO Marc…

Data Management Summit: IBM and GoldenSource Unveil Reference Data Utility Solution

IBM used its participation in A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit last week to unveil details of its partnership with GoldenSource to deliver a reference data utility. The partners are running the GoldenSource enterprise data management (EDM) platform in the IBM cloud to provide the utility and are talking to prospective clients that are considering the…

IBM Combines Algo Risk Service with Managed Data to Deliver Cloud Risk Analytics

IBM has combined its Algo Risk Service, a cloud-based risk offering acquired with Algorithmics in 2011, with cloud managed data services to deliver IBM Algo Risk Service on Cloud, a risk analytics solution that transforms upstream and downstream data to make it available for portfolio and enterprise risk modelling. The service is offered as a…

Risklab Centralises Risk Data Management with Xenomorph TimeScape

Risklab, the investment and risk solutions specialist within Allianz Global Investors, has implemented Xenomorph’s TimeScape to provide a dynamic risk data management platform that can support the risk services it operates on behalf of its institutional clients. The company considered a number of data management solutions before selecting Xenomorph’s TimeScape analytics and data management system….

Talking Reference Data with Andrew Delaney: Bringing Markit EDM to Market

In recent weeks, on my usual rounds of meetings in the City – and in New York during Sifma week – I have been peppered by questions about the recent spate of corporate activity among enterprise data management platforms. In the two most visible examples, big data vendors have snapped up small, second-generation EDM platform…

GoldenSource’s Engdahl Elaborates on M&G Investments’ Platform Upgrade

Earlier this week, GoldenSource indicated that longstanding client M&G Investments has upgraded its implementation of the EDM vendor’s platform. Steve Engdahl, senior vice president of product strategy at the vendor, explains how the upgrade fitted into M&G’s Solvency II compliance preparations. The European asset management firm first bought the GoldenSource solution back in 2003 in…

M&G Upgrades GoldenSource EDM Platform

M&G Investments (M&G), one of Europe’s leading investment managers with £200 billion of assets under management, completed an upgrade to GoldenSource EDM version 8 in May 2011. Along with the upgrade, M&G extended GoldenSource’s enterprise data management (EDM) platform to utilize the derivatives capabilities, doubling instrument volumes and delivering trusted, consistent information to power key…

Virginie’s Blog – Musical Chairs

It seems that 2011 has been another year filled with management shakeups, M&A activity and high profile exits and entrances within the vendor and practitioner communities. EDM solution vendors and data vendors in particular seem to have engaged in an ongoing game of musical chairs, not least of which has been the continued reshuffling at…

Andrew’s Blog – Big Blue Data

IBM’s announcement this week of plans to acquire Platform Computing vindicates our decision to include some Big Data discussion topics in our Data Management for Risk, Analytics & Valuations conference in London on October 17 – that’s next week. Big Data has been dismissed in some quarters as just another buzzword. If another such one-time…