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Thomson Sets Central Role for QAI Platform In Reference Data Delivery Strategy

Thomson Financial’s acquisition of Quantitative Analytics Inc. (QAI), which closed earlier this year, gave the company a product aimed squarely at the quantitative analyst marketplace. But the QAI platform is destined to play a more significant role as the company crystallizes its strategy for distribution of reference data. Thomson Financial has spent the past couple…

TAP Launches Publisher Module for Real-Time Reference Data…

TAP Solutions has released TAPMaster Publisher, a new module for its data management platform that provides real-time detection and notification of changes to reference data. The add-on module reads incoming streams of vendor data as it arrives at the client site, detects changes from previous values, and publishes those changes to the applications and users…

Nordea Plumps for GoldenSource As It Standardizes Data Platform

As part of an IT asset rationalization following the merger that created it, Scandinavian bank group Nordea has licensed GoldenSource’s reference data management platform software to create a group-wide infrastructure in support of trading, operations and regulatory activities. The deal will see a three-phase rollout, with first deliverable due at the end of next month….

AIB Selects Asset Control’s AC Plus For Risk Management Ops

Allied Irish Bank (AIB) is implementing technology from Asset Control to centralize risk management operations at its global treasury division in Dublin. The platform, based on Asset Control’s AC Plus data management framework, will manage foreign exchange, fixed-income and derivatives data sourced from both internal systems and external suppliers. AIB will use the system, which…

Marks to Quit Swift

Catherine Marks has resigned from Swift to pursue other options, and will leave the company this month. She held the position of SwiftSolutions Manager, Asset Servicing, and has been instrumental in dragging Swift into the world of data distribution. Before joining Swift, she spent several years at Telekurs, Telesphere and Bridge Information Systems.

Reuters Sets DataScope Select as Cornerstone Of Strategy for Reference Data Delivery

The launch on January 18 of Reuters’ DataScope Select platform is the culmination of three years of planning and development, and sets in place Reuters’ strategic delivery vehicle for reference data services through 2010. The release of the new service – effectively creating a portal-based ‘shopping mall’ that clients can browse for the reference data…

Reuters Datascope’s Ken Barnes Appointed VP, Business and Planning, at Wombat

Ken Barnes, formerly of Reuters’ DataScope reference data product group, has joined Wombat Financial Software, a low-latency data delivery provider. Reporting to Danny Moore, COO, he assumes responsibility for global marketing and communications, competitor and market analysis, sales process management and channel development and management. He will also manage several Tier 1 accounts in the…

IDC Shuffles Senior Management

Interactive Data Corp., parent company of FT Interactive Data, has implemented a new corporate structure. John L. King has been elevated from chief operating officer of FT Interactive to occupy the same role across all IDC’s businesses, reporting to Stuart Clark, IDC’s president and chief executive officer. FT Interactive Data’s data delivery products president Raymond…

FISD Confirms Davin Appointment as Atkin Replacement

The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) industry group has officially announced the appointment of Thomas Davin as vice president, replacing Mike Atkin who had long held the position until his surprise departure near the end of last year. Davin, who spoke at December’s FIMA event in London on the FISD’s behalf, joins after 18 years…

WM Datenservice Introduces Feed Access to Reference Data

German data agency WM Datenservice has over the last quarter introduced a data feed service to offer clients a greater degree of flexibility in accessing WM’s reference data and improved timeliness to near-real-time data delivery. The new Financial Object Feed (FOF) is in part a response to the growing trend within the German market of…