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Are We Nearly There Yet? Gearing Up for DMS London 2020

With less than two months to go until the A-Team Group Data Management Summit 2020 in London, anticipation is mounting and preparations are finalising for what looks to be our biggest and best event yet. Join us as we take a sneak peek at the hot topics, key trends, big names and new innovations that…

FactSet Adds Proprietary Data to Snowflake Cloud Built SQL Data Warehouse

FactSet’s deployment of its proprietary datasets on the Snowflake cloud data platform is designed to provide investment professionals with immediate and scalable access to content in a cloud-built SQL data warehouse. By offering its data through Snowflake, FactSet expects to reduce the time and effort it takes for clients to integrate and use new datasets….

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…

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…

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. Also known as digital rights management, contractual rights management refers to…

Data Quality and Automation for Client Onboarding Remain in Critical Condition

Failing to get client onboarding right can cost firms eyewatering financial fines, reputational damage and long-term client avoidance. These are not new threats for traditional banks, which also face increasing competition from challenger banks, so why have they not sorted out how to get onboarding right? Webinar Recording: Client onboarding – how developments in tech…

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…

GAM Implements Indus Valley Partners Solutions to Create Digital-First Data Management Model

GAM, an independent asset manager managing over $136 billion in assets for institutions, financial intermediaries and private investors, has implemented Indus Valley Partners (IVP) solutions to simplify its data architecture through automation and set up a digital-first data management model designed to give the firm enhanced operational flexibility coupled to greater control. The firm selected…

How to Turn Data Management Challenges of Benchmark Reform into Opportunities for New Analytics

The switch from Libor to new benchmarks under the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation presents a huge data management challenge, but also an opportunity to digitise contracts and analyse client relationships. The regulation was passed in December 2015 in the wake of the Libor scandal, and its deadline is December 31, 2021, when Libor will cease to…

ASG Announces New Model for Data Intelligence

ASG Technologies, at its annual EVOLVE customer conference held in Florida last week, announced a dynamic new trust scoring capability for ASG Data Intelligence, its metadata management solution, designed to help Chief Data Officers provide self-service access to trusted data. With a (patent pending) trust model, the new solution will help data consumers to identify…