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Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

Creating a Data First Mindset in the Capital Markets Sector

By: Clive Bellmore, CEO Europe and Africa, BackOffice Associates Analogies about how vital data is to the digital economy are bountiful. It has even been branded ‘the new gold’, a critical and precious asset that directly impacts business outcomes for companies across the globe and in all sectors. And never more so than in the…

Suvrat Bansal Describes Digitalisation at UBS Asset Management

Digitalisation is at the top of the agenda at many large capital markets firms, but how can it be achieved without disruption and with outcomes that benefit your clients, staff and stakeholders? Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation and chief data officer, and managing director at UBS Asset Management, will share his experience of leading a…

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Silwood Adds Collibra to Fast-Growing Reseller List

Collibra will resell Silwood Technology’s Safyr self-service metadata discovery software, under a partnership arrangement between the two companies. The accord will enable financial institutions to draw metadata from their SAP, Oracle, Salesforce and Microsoft ERP and CRM packages into Collibra’s Data Governance and Catalog solutions. Safyr provides a single source of intelligence for users who…

Tackling the TRIM Challenge – How Banks Can Get their Data Quality Processes up to Scratch

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control The Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) is underway and significantly impacting banks across the eurozone. TRIM is an initiative of the European Central Bank (ECB), designed to assess whether the internal risk assessment models used by banks supervised by the ECB, comply with regulatory…

Challenges and Opportunities of Data Lineage Implementation

Data lineage is critical to regulatory compliance, cost-effective data management, and arming the business with accurate and timely information on which to make decisions. It is also challenging to implement, difficult to sustain and often suffers from a lack of management buy-in and funding. A recent webinar hosted by A-Team Group on how to get data…

The Digital Transformation of Financial Reporting: Why XBRL Should be on Everyone’s Radar

By Ken Krupa, Chief Technology Officer, MarkLogic The standard corporate financial reporting language known as eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, has been around for more than 20 years. Based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), XBRL is a common global mechanism for communicating and sharing data across…

IBM Watson Financial Services: Focus on the First Line of Defence

Banks are spending too much money trying to comply with big-ticket regulations because the tools they are using are not efficient enough. That is the view of IBM Watson Financial Services, which is in the process of expanding its regtech portfolio based on AI and machine learning, and covering governance, risk and compliance (GRC), financial…

Eagle Investment Systems Delivers Open Platform, New Datasets and More Cloud Options

Eagle Investment Systems is responding to financial institutions’ digital transformation programmes with a componentised platform, agile data management solutions, additional cloud options, and a revolution in the release of software updates. To find out more about the company’s plans, we talked to Eagle CEO Mal Cullen about market development, client desires and the drive towards…