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Upcoming Webinar: Data Science & Analytics – New approaches and capabilities for driving business driven analytics

Date: 12 November 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET As the focus on data and analytics strategy sharpens financial institutions are under pressure to maximise the insight they can derive from their data. However with data spread across multiple silos and in unstructured formats, embedding analytics into business processes across the…

Live at Data Management Summit USA Virtual – Day Two Keynote and Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual Day Two was based on the theme of best practices for data driven strategies in today’s new normal. The day started with an informative live keynote from Arvind Joshi, director of data management at Scotiabank, on how to establish data quality for analytics. This was followed by three…

DMS US Virtual Goes Live with a Practitioner Innovation Keynote and Real-Time Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual kicked off today with a hugely insightful live practitioner innovation keynote followed by two live, and lively, Q&A sessions packed with audience questions and answered by the day’s expert keynote and panel speakers. Andrew Delaney, president and chief content officer at A-Team, hosted today’s live sessions of the…

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…

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…

EDM Council Launches Cloud Data Management Work Group

Data management trade association the EDM Council this week launched the Cloud Data Management Capabilities (CDMC) Best Practices Work Group, with participation from players including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, as well as over 20 prominent financial industry firms. Co-chaired by Morgan Stanley and Refinitiv, project management is provided…

ESMA Affirms Importance of Data-Driven Strategy for EU Digital Finance Initiative

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has submitted a response to the European Commission’s (EC) consultation on a new digital finance strategy for the European Union (EU), in which it reiterates the crucial importance of a data-driven financial services sector. Benefits of digitalisation, according to ESMA, would include increased speed,…