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FCA Renews Data Strategy

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has renewed its data strategy published in 2013, taking into account the evolution of technology and aiming to transform how it works. The new strategy will be delivered over five years and is designed to make the FCA smarter in the way it uses data and advanced analytics so that…

2020 – the Year of Artificial Intelligence

The critical need to improve data quality and data management across capital markets will continue to escalate through 2020 as firms delve deeper into digital transformation, regulators demand more granular and ad hoc compliance data, and businesses look for much needed new business opportunities. These use cases of data management are high on the agenda…

SimCorp Secures Dimension Licence Agreement with Pennsylvania Pension Scheme

SimCorp has extended its North American client base through a licence agreement with Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), which will use the vendor’s cloud-based Dimension as-a-service solution to deliver multi-asset class investment management support and transparency. Also key to the agreement is SimCorp Dimension’s Investment Book of Record (IBOR), which will help the…

Data Visualisation – the Challenges and Opportunities

Data visualisation is a highly desirable tool for many participants in capital markets. It has the potential to aid decision making and add value, signpost new products and business opportunities, and provide the insight necessary to mitigate risk. It also presents challenges, particularly around data quality and legacy technology, although developments over the past couple…

BNY Mellon Adds SimCorp Dimension to Buy-side Open Architecture Platform

BNY Mellon’s recent partnership with SimCorp to connect the bank’s custody capabilities with SimCorp’s Dimension investment management solution plays well into the bank’s goal of offering an open architecture that will transform investment management models by easing integration, increasing transparency and streamlining data delivery across the investment lifecycle. The bank started to build an open…

Managed Data Services Take Data Management to the Next Level

Adoption of managed data services – or data-as-a-service – is picking up pace as financial services firms face increasing business complexity and the need to be more agile, yet have frozen or reduced data management budgets. With pressure on data management teams to deliver data hungry initiatives, manage new rules and regulations, and integrate innovative…

Asset Managers Let Down by Ineffective Data Management Systems

Asset managers already challenged by regulatory compliance and ongoing pressure on fees are being let down by data management and processes that are not very effective at supporting business and operational decision making. According to recent research commissioned by Asset Control, more than two thirds (69%) of asset managers claim their systems are not very…

Recorded Webinar: How managed data services can support your digital journey

While data management has been very much an in-house function for many asset managers, recent analysis pinpoints accelerators that can help buy-side firms adopt Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) to help them gain competitive edge. The analysis, commissioned by SimCorp Gain, discusses the accelerators and obstacles of adopting DaaS. It also highlights the significant cost benefits and efficiencies…

Broadridge Details Mutualisation Strategy and A,B,C,D Solutions Building Blocks

Broadridge Financial Solutions is addressing the complexity of financial markets and burden of regulation with a mutualisation strategy that builds products once for many clients and includes core A,B,C,D building blocks – artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud and digitalisation. To find out more about the company’s approach, we talked to Samir Pandiri, president of Broadridge…

A-Team Group Names Winners of 2019 Data Management Insight Awards

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its 2019 Data Management Insight Awards. The annual awards, now in their seventh year, are designed to recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. See the full list of winners here. The awards were hosted by Andrew Delaney, chief content officer…