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Unlocking the Value of Supply Chain Data

By: Gregory Van Droogenbroeck, head of enterprise reference data; Mark Schwartz, global data product manager for supply chain; and Tom Lagerman, supply chain data analyst, at Bloomberg. A growing number of investors are exploring supply chains’ potential for fresh insights and actionable information on companies, industries, sectors and asset classes. They’re betting the data on…

Future of Sustainable Data Alliance Drives Capital Markets Contribution to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Refinitiv has established the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance with the objective of accelerating the mobilisation of capital into sustainable finance. The alliance will address the question: What data do investors and governments need to meet the requirements of both regulators and customers for sustainable investments and products in pursuit of the 2030 Agenda. It…

BIS Releases The Green Swan, a Book Dedicated to the Dangers of Climate Change

A ‘must read’ in times of devastation caused by climate change, the Bank for International Settlements has released a book titled ‘The Green Swan – Climate change and financial system stability: what role for central banks, regulators and supervisors?’. The book considers challenges of climate change and how to address these new risks within central…

SEC Creates Role of Chief Data Officer to Drive Change

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has created the role of chief data officer to tackle change and develop the Commission’s data management strategy and priorities; enable data analytics to support enforcement, examinations, and policymaking; and ensure that the agency collects only the data it needs to fulfil its mission and can effectively secure the…

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…

Broadridge Makes Major Strategy Shift with Transition to IBM Financial Services Cloud

Broadridge Financial Solutions has made a major move to accelerate its cloud strategy through an agreement with IBM Services. Broadridge will use what IBM calls the ‘first financial services-ready public cloud’ to create the The Broadridge Private Cloud powered by IBM and transition a large portion of its global infrastructure to the cloud provider. The…

FCA Renews Data Strategy

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has renewed its data strategy published in 2013, taking into account the evolution of technology and aiming to transform how it works. The new strategy will be delivered over five years and is designed to make the FCA smarter in the way it uses data and advanced analytics so that…

2020 – the Year of Artificial Intelligence

The critical need to improve data quality and data management across capital markets will continue to escalate through 2020 as firms delve deeper into digital transformation, regulators demand more granular and ad hoc compliance data, and businesses look for much needed new business opportunities. These use cases of data management are high on the agenda…

SimCorp Secures Dimension Licence Agreement with Pennsylvania Pension Scheme

SimCorp has extended its North American client base through a licence agreement with Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS), which will use the vendor’s cloud-based Dimension as-a-service solution to deliver multi-asset class investment management support and transparency. Also key to the agreement is SimCorp Dimension’s Investment Book of Record (IBOR), which will help the…

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…