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Recorded Webinar: How agile data management can power business transformation

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. An asset manager’s ability to successfully execute on business transformation plans can make the difference between thriving and barely surviving in today’s competitive, digitally connected and regulatory-constrained environment. The more progressive buy-side firms are embarking on business transformation programmes that range from…

Recorded Webinar: Driving business value from the LEI

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has become a viable standard to help financial institutions identify business entities that are party to financial transactions and fulfil regulatory obligations for entity data. Linked to third-party, corporate hierarchy and beneficial ownership data, the potential of…

ESMA States its Case on Distributed Ledger Technology

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has stepped into industry discussion on the pros and cons of distributed ledger – or blockchain – technology (DLT) and concluded that regulatory action is premature at this stage, but may not be in the longer term. The authority issued a report this week, The Distributed Ledger Technology…

Recorded Webinar: Next Generation Technology for Data Quality

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording by registering here. What impact are next generation technologies having on data management today, and what is the outlook for further implementation and process improvements. We explore technologies such as automation, cloud computing, a managed services model, and applying the distributed model of blockchain to…

Markit Partners WorkFusion to Automate Manual Processes and Deliver Greater Value to Customers

Markit has teamed up with WorkFusion to automate some of the high volume manual processes that support its Information, Processing and Solutions business divisions. Automation is expected to increase the efficiency and accuracy of the processes, improve operational performance, reduce costs, and enable the company to deliver greater value to its customers. Markit considered building…

WorkFusion Hires Former Markit Exec Gautam Moorjani

WorkFusion, a specialist in machine learning and process automation, has hired Gautam Moorjani, former global head of reference data at Markit, as senior vice president of financial information. Moorjani joined WorkFusion in April after a stint of more than six years as a managing director with various roles at Markit. Moorjani joined Markit in 2008…

A-Team Data Management Summit: Grid, Big Data and Hadoop Lead March of Emerging Technologies

A round-up of emerging technologies at this week’s A-Team Data Management Summit found industry experts favouring grid and big data technologies as they strive to architect the data management platforms of the future. A panel discussion moderated by A-Team Group editor-in-chief Andrew Delaney looked first at big data, how it is perceived and managed, and…

Andrew’s Blog – Big Blue Data

IBM’s announcement this week of plans to acquire Platform Computing vindicates our decision to include some Big Data discussion topics in our Data Management for Risk, Analytics & Valuations conference in London on October 17 – that’s next week. Big Data has been dismissed in some quarters as just another buzzword. If another such one-time…

Kinetic Partners Hire Pierre Bourlatchka

Pierre Bourlatchka has been appointed a Director at Kinetic Partners and will join the risk management consulting and monitoring team in London. This new appointment will further enhance Kinetic Partners’ comprehensive service offering across the risk spectrum. Pierre joins Kinetic Partners from F&C Asset Management, where he worked for the Alternative Investment Market Risk team,…

What the Industry Wants the Regulators to Know About Reference Data…

As noted in my previous blog, a regulatory driven reference data utility is on its way for the US market, but it seems that not many of you out there are convinced this is the right step to be taking. My fellow panellists at a recent corporate actions focused event in London indicated that they…