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Recorded Webinar: Approaches to driving successful digital transformation with data management in financial services

Date: 27 February 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Digital transformation is the key to unlock a wide range of benefits including evidence-based decisions, improved customer service, lower processing costs, greater efficiency and reduced operational risk. The data quality and governance required to underpin digital transformation initiatives is in itself a…

Hierarchies – Approach with Care

By Colin Gibson, Architecture & Data Management Consultant at Katano Limited. What is the item you find hardest to locate in a supermarket? You know where to find it in your local store, but what confounds you when you try to find it in a different chain? What about Bovril Yeast Extract (other yeast extract…

Decision-Making, Not Compliance, Drives Data Governance Programs

Data governance drivers have shifted, with better decision-making now a priority when it comes to data governance decisions – but organizations are still grappling with data governance challenges and still depend largely on manual approaches for data lineage, data cataloguing and data mapping. So finds data modelling specialist erwin in its latest report on the…

JP Morgan Invests in Fund Administration Specialist Arcesium

New York-based investment management technology and post-trade services provider Arcesium has won strategic funding from JP Morgan. Arcesium was originally launched by investment and technology giant D E Shaw Group in 2015 on a platform developed for its own post-trade activities, with backing from Blackstone, which became one of its first clients. Its Securities Services…

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…