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Upcoming Webinar: Managing unstructured data and extracting value

Date: 3 December 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Unstructured data offers untapped potential but the platforms, tools and technologies to support it are nascent, often deployed for a specific problem with little reuse of common technologies from application to application. What are the challenges of managing and analysing this data and…

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…

GoldenSource Ushers Reference and Pricing Data into the Front Office with Quant Workbench

Extracting value from data is a priority for financial institutions as the business looks to increase efficiency, reduce costs, identify new opportunities and gain competitive advantage. Some source in-house tools to improve the quality and accessibility of internal and external data, others look to third-parties for solutions. A new tool from GoldenSource, Quant Workbench, brings…

Start Building your Data Capital Now – or Miss Revenue Generating and Cost Saving Insights Every Day

By Charlie Henderson, Co-CEO, FeedStock.  There have, in the past, been similarities drawn between data and oil. I would agree that there are certain elements of the two which are comparable: data is highly valuable and is extracted and refined like oil, indeed we use data pipelines. However, the application of data is fundamentally and…

Moody’s Consolidates ESG Capabilities in Solutions Group Led by Andrea Blackman

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has passed the tipping point and become a key interest among investors across the board. ESG initiatives, particularly climate change, were highlighted at Davos in January this year; the EU has finalised ESG regulations that will come into play in 2021 and provide clarity in a market fragmented by…

Adapting your Data Strategy and Best Data Management Practices for Today’s New Normal

Many data managers are having to work fast to adapt their data strategy to today’s new normal and are finding that this is providing a catalyst for change and digital transformation. This crucial theme is something we’ll explore in detail with many of the industry’s leading practitioners from HSBC Securities Services, UBS Asset Management, Société Générale, Scotiabank, Black…

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…

Asset Control Wins with New Managed Services Contracts

Venerable Annuity, the legacy annuity business of Voya Financial (created by an investor group led by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC, Crestview Partners and Reverence Capital Partners) has confirmed the migration of its data management systems to AC PaSS, the cloud-based managed service solution from Asset Control. The ACPaSS solution will provide Venerable with…

ASG Technologies Partners with ibi on Integrated Data Intelligence

ASG Technologies has teamed up with New York-based Information Builders Inc (ibi), an end-to-end data and analytics provider, in a bid to boost confidence in data to meet regulatory requirements and support informed business decisions. “Organizations need to be agile enough to quickly and effectively access and analyse data from inside and outside the organization…