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Knowledge Graphs – the Future of Data Management?

Knowledge graphs are becoming an increasingly popular way of thinking about and organising data within financial services firms. The industry is turning to knowledge graphs as a methodology for making data more accessible, and for use in artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, for example. Edgar Zalite, global head of metadata management within the chief data and…

How to Extract Value from Unstructured Data

Unstructured data offers untapped potential but the platforms, tools and technologies to support it are nascent and are often deployed for a specific problem with little reuse of common technologies from application to application. The challenges of managing and analysing unstructured data, and considerations when making investments in the data, were discussed during a panel…

Developing Smart Analytics – Firms Seek a New Approach to Business Partnership

Enhanced analytics – or better decision-making information – are one of the key goals of data transformation. However, it is a goal that financial services firms continue to struggle to achieve. Panellists at the recent A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City discussed challenges the industry faces and potential approaches to getting analytics…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This…

Recorded Webinar: Client onboarding – how developments in tech and automation can help optimise entity data management and improve KYC

Financial services providers spend billions of dollars a year on Know Your Customer (KYC), client onboarding and due diligence. Yet even with vast investment, these processes rarely run smoothly. They also fall short of delivering a good client experience and fail to cut down on financial crime. At the heart of the problem–and solution–is data….

Broadridge Releases Cloud-based Data Control Solution Set

Broadridge Financial Solutions has released a cloud-based data control solution set designed to help financial firms address the operational challenges of managing the lifecycle of transaction data. The solution set combines Broadridge’s reconciliation and matching solution with enhanced data analytics, multi-bank connectivity and flexible financial messaging. The aim of the solutions is to provide an…

Recorded Webinar: How to capture and manage complete and accurate customer data

Whether you work on the buy-side or sell-side, the customer is always king. This requires investment banks, asset managers and wealth managers to ensure they have a complete and accurate view of customer data. If you can achieve this, you can take a data-driven approach to decision making whether in obtaining better behavioural insights, offering…

CUSIP Global Services Adds ISIN to LEI Mapping for US and Canadian Securities

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) has joined the initiative led by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to map ISINs to LEIs. ANNA and GLEIF set up the mapping initiative back in April 2019 with a limited number of National Numbering Agencies within ANNA joining the project, which…

Knowledge Graph Technology – The Holy Grail of Data Management?

Data siloes are proliferating, data lakes are overflowing, regulators are asking for access to more granular data, and data management teams are looking at how to deal with enormous data volumes in capital markets, understand both structured and unstructured data, make data accessible and contextual for business users, and turn it into a strategic asset….

Data Management – Why is it all so Difficult and Costly?

The financial industry spends $28.5 billion on externally sourced market data and a further $2-3 billion cleaning it up so that is can be used internally. Why is this so difficult and costly, and what can the industry and market participants do about it? Peter Moss, CEO of the SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU), will…