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COVID 19: Services Directory

As the coronavirus crisis extends into the medium to long-term, technology vendors and solutions providers are stepping up to the plate with a wide variety of services and support for clients to assist them through the data management challenges presented by the new operational and working environment. Below, you can find these collated into an…

Do Banks Really Have their Data Houses in Order Ahead of Dividends Season?

By Annelotte De Nanassy, Senior Product Manager, SIX. With dividends season just around the corner, how many financial institutions can truly say they have full confidence in their ability to handle a sharp increase in corporate actions efficiently? The cyclical nature of dividend payments, updated several times in their lifecycle, means constant monitoring is required…

LexisNexis Closes Emailage Acquisition

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has acquired Arizona-based Emailage, a fraud prevention and risk management solutions provider that provides fraud risk scoring solutions based on email intelligence. Its fraud prevention solutions assess fraud risks by utilizing email address metadata, a differentiated global contributory network, and machine learning algorithms. Emailage, which has established market presence in the US,…

Welcome to DMS Virtual – A Groundbreaking Model for Today’s New Normal

Events have overtaken us this week (so to speak), and while we have put tremendous effort into our Data Management Summit this year, it became apparent that due to health and safety concerns in addition to event attendance restrictions for many participants, our live event will no longer be able to go ahead tomorrow. However,…

VIDEO: How To Determine The True Value of Data, with Rocky Martinez

The A-Team Group Data Management Summit is fast-approaching, and with a spotlight on how to improve operational efficiency and enhance revenue opportunities through data, identifying value is a key topic for 2020. We are delighted to welcome Rocky Martinez, Chief Technology Officer at SmartStream RDU, to give us a sneak peek into his keynote speech…

FCA Launches Wholesale Data Review

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has begun a review into the use and value of data and advanced analytics in wholesale financial markets, both now and in the future, in a bid to better understand how these services are being accessed and used, the value offered to market participants, and whether they are competitively…

VIDEO: Delivering Value Through Data with Edosa Odaro

Over the past few years, there seems to have been a noticeable change of guard – across industries – with some established organisations struggling to stay above water, whilst some new challenger organisations are conversely thriving. In this video snippet Edosa Odaro, Former Head of Data Services for AXA and Keynote Speaker at the upcoming…

Knoema Acquires Alternative Data Aggregator Adaptive Management

New York-based Knoema, which provides an end-to-end data and knowledge management platform, has acquired Adaptive Management, an alternative data aggregator and solutions provider. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition will combine Knoema’s advanced knowledge management platform and global data repository with Adaptive’s catalog of thousands of alternative datasets to deliver a…

Oil Data Goes Global as ICE Steps into the Market

Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, is creating a new version of its market data platform ICE Connect to service the global oil markets, as ongoing volatility drives an urgent demand for effective real-time data. The new service, which is expected to launch in the second quarter of…

From Wall Street to the Fashion District: Applying Big Data Principles to the Fashion Industry

By Ken Price, Founding Partner, Blake Mill. Having worked within financial technology, risk and data management for the majority of my career, I have found the transition from this sector to fashion ecommerce both fascinating and challenging. Most surprising to me was the applicability of the data quality and analysis disciplines I used in the…