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Embracing Automation and Collaboration Tools to Inject Reference Data into the Trade Lifecycle

Digital transformation in the financial services sector has raised many questions around data, including the cost and volume of reference data required by each financial institution. Firms need flexible access to the reference data required to ensure workflows can proceed without interruption. ‘One-size-fits-all’ bulk data licensing models are increasingly less fit for purpose. Emerging solutions…

Reference Data Usage Management for Financial Institutions

The ongoing struggle to track reference data usage and implement controls to manage and permission access to the data means many financial institutions lack visibility and understanding of how data services are being used by staff, teams, business units and IT applications. This can have expensive and potentially damaging consequences in terms of unexpected invoices…

The Current State of Buy-Side Enterprise Data Management

The advent of enterprise data management (EDM) held up the promise of more streamlined operations, improved cost efficiencies and a tighter rein on data access. But after a decade spent trying to implement EDM, few investment managers feel they are getting the control, quality or insights they were expecting. According to an A-Team survey of…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open…

Optimising Market Data Subscriptions with Usage Monitoring

As lines of business demand access to more market data and firms seek to cut the overall cost of data services, the need to understand what market data services are being accessed and used becomes imperative to optimising data subscriptions. This is a challenge, but is made more difficult in an environment where new data…

Managing Enterprise Data and Subscriptions Spend

Financial institutions consume a broad range of services on a subscription basis to meet their business needs. These include market data and electronic information services, subscriptions for print and web-based publications, and increasingly, consultancy, software, hardware and telecommunications services. As consumption rises, so too can costs, calling on firms to take a proactive approach to…

8-Step Guide to Choosing the Right Market Data Inventory Platform

Market data inventory platforms have been used by financial institutions to track, manage and control market data for decades, but as technology has developed, so too have inventory platforms, raising questions about the capabilities of current solutions and pointing to the possibilities of migrating to more modern platforms. This White Paper, sponsored by TRG, considers…

The Role of Technology in Data Management

Data managers are tackling the issues of managing and distributing accurate and timely data across their organisations with the assistance of highly automated technology solutions. While technology plays a leading role in data management, there are other issues to consider, including product selection, procurement, project management and ongoing business development. MJC Data Management Solutions suggests…

Syn~ Scalability Benchmark

Summary This document describes an exercise to measure the scalability and performance of the Syn~Settlements application upon a Linux/HP platform. The results recorded include: ~ demonstrated scalability consistent with a linear model; ~ peak throughput of the scalable system at 77K trades per hour; ~ demonstrated efficacy of quad-core processor architectures as a means of…