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MarkLogic Responds to the Data Management Challenges of GDPR

This week’s big reveal of the ICO’s intention to fine British Airways £183.39 million for infringements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sent shock waves through industry, with an aftershock coming later in the week when the ICO issued a second notice, this time noting its intention to fine Marriott International £99,200,396 for GDPR breaches….

Data Virtuality Breaks Data Management Mould with Logical Data Warehouse

Data Virtuality has broken the traditional data management mould with Logical Data Warehouse (LDW), a solution that combines the flexibility of a data virtualisation engine with extract, transfer and load (ETL) tools. It includes 200 connectors to data sources and consumption tools, allows users to access data in real time, and uses SQL language to…

The Essence of Digital Transformation is Data and the Message – Don’t Give Up

Digital transformation is all the rage among financial institutions, but it comes with significant data management challenges and can hit the wall if it is not underpinned with a strong data foundation and the right skills. That said, an audience poll on the status of digital transformation projects run during an A-Team Group webinar this…

Recorded Webinar: Building the data foundations for your digital transformation journey

Digital transformation is a requirement to succeed in today’s information economy. As business leaders begin to acknowledge this necessity, they seek to navigate a successful path to digitisation, but they must start with a foundation of data understanding, maturity and trust – a crucial prerequisite for the digital transformation adventure. This webinar will consider the…

SS&C upgrades Advent solutions

SS&C Technologies has released version 19.1 of its Advent portfolio management solutions. The Advent products, acquired in 2015, include Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX), a portfolio accounting and reporting solution that includes a new API for portfolios and token-based authentication capabilities. APX regulatory reporting is also improved. Advent Genesis, a cloud-based rebalancing, portfolio construction and trade…

Addressing the Challenges and Realising the Benefits of a ‘Cloud First’ Policy

By Andy Mather, European Financial Services Industry Specialist, Telstra. The move to a ‘cloud first’ policy by financial firms is a tantalising idea. After all, which chief technology officer wouldn’t want to seriously reduce their company’s on-premise compute and storage costs, while at the same time boosting agility and ability to profit from new, innovative,…

A Guide to Getting Data Management Right on the Buy-Side

Buy-side firms have developed data management capabilities exponentially over recent years, driven by regulatory requirements, but continually challenged by pressure on budgets, selecting suitable solutions, and sourcing and maintaining good quality data. Naomi Clarke, chief data officer at MSAmlin, and a speaker on a recent A-Team Group webinar sponsored by the SmartStream Reference Data Utility…

Data Governance a Top 2019 Priority, Says Syncsort

According to a new survey from Syncsort, a US-based provider of Big Iron (aka mainframes) to Big Data software, many firms are still struggling to make data accessible and get value from it, with 68% of respondents reporting that siloed data negatively impacts their organization. The 2019 Data Trends survey found that most IT departments…

RapidLEI Reports Robust Q1 Results, Plans New Partnerships

RapidLEI from Ubisecure, the GLEIF accredited Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer specialising in the automation of the LEI provision process, has reported an LEI growth rate exceeding 135% for the first quarter of 2019. The issuance data, as published by the GLEIF, represents a strong beginning to 2019 for the firm; as well as a…

Recorded Webinar: Listen to two buy-side CDOs discussing how to get data management right

Is your firm struggling to get cost-efficient data management in place to meet both strategy and regulatory requirements? Could innovative data management help to deliver much-needed business growth at your firm? Are you short of resources and skills to implement best practice data management? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, you…