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Live at Data Management Summit USA Virtual – Day Two Keynote and Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual Day Two was based on the theme of best practices for data driven strategies in today’s new normal. The day started with an informative live keynote from Arvind Joshi, director of data management at Scotiabank, on how to establish data quality for analytics. This was followed by three…

DMS US Virtual Goes Live with a Practitioner Innovation Keynote and Real-Time Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual kicked off today with a hugely insightful live practitioner innovation keynote followed by two live, and lively, Q&A sessions packed with audience questions and answered by the day’s expert keynote and panel speakers. Andrew Delaney, president and chief content officer at A-Team, hosted today’s live sessions of the…

The Data Scientist and the Black Swan

Just a quick reminder to join our Data Management Summit USA Virtual next week and hear from some of the best speakers in the business. Keynote speakers include Linda Coffman, executive vice president at The SmartStream RDU, and Harry Chopra, chief client officer at AxiomSL. Coffman will discuss ‘data scientists in disguise’, with a view…

The Pandemic’s Domino Effect on Bank Loan Data

By Tom Stock, Senior Vice President, GoldenSource. Lenders across the globe are bracing themselves for a plethora of defaults by business borrowers. One could say this is the calm before the real COVID-19 induced economic storm. While many businesses have been granted temporary reprieves via government loan support, this next wave has the potential to swiftly…

Recorded Webinar: How Financial Institutions can adjust to working in the New Normal

The very sudden impact of Covid-19 and resultant shutdown of physical sites has stress-tested financial institutions and vendors to their limits. Now banks and firms are slowly starting to re-open offices. But what will the new normal look like and what steps should you be taking now to make the most of this situation? This…

The Reconciliations Revolution: How COVID-19 is Shining a Light on Outdated Technology

By Mark Bolton, Head of Sales, International, Gresham Technologies. Automation was once embraced wholeheartedly by reconciliation departments as companies leaped at the opportunity to integrate the latest efficiency driving technology to bring about change and improvement. However, in more recent times this has been replaced by a mood of complacency and stagnation, characterised by a…

The Perils of Inaccurate Data Capture

By Russell Jones, CEO, Fetchify (specialising in SaaS address lookup and data validation solutions). Inaccurate data can be damaging to all aspects of a business. In a 2018 survey, Gartner reported that organisations are negatively impacted by poor quality data, resulting in wasted resources and unnecessary costs to the tune of $15 million annually. Poorly…

The Changing Role of Data Management in the Post-Pandemic Age

By Boyke Baboelal, Strategic Solutions Director, Asset Control. Continuous, and often rapid, change has been a given for organisations across multiple economic sectors since the COVID-19 virus took hold and it looks set to be a key feature of the post-pandemic age, whose key trends are already taking shape. Across the financial services industry, change…

EDM Council Launches Cloud Data Management Work Group

Data management trade association the EDM Council this week launched the Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Best Practices Work Group, with participation from players including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, as well as over 20 prominent financial industry firms. Co-chaired by Morgan Stanley and Refinitiv, project management is provided…

ASG Technologies Pushes into Australia with Ascention Partnership

Systems management provider ASG Technologies has partnered with Sydney-based data analytics and enterprise performance management specialist Ascention to develop data governance and data lineage solutions for the Australian market. A recent survey of IT professionals by ASG found that two of the top barriers to realizing the full value of data in the enterprise are finding and…