Data Management Insight Data Innovation (Machine Learning, AI & Blockchain) The latest content from across the platform

S&P Global Market Intelligence to Distribute Data Through Snowflake Cloud

S&P Global Market Intelligence today confirmed a new collaboration with cloud data specialist Snowflake to deliver S&P Global’s financial, textual, ESG and alternative data through Snowflake’s cloud platform. In doing so, S&P Global becomes the latest major data provider to join Snowflake’s growing mandate (along with FactSet, who teamed up with the cloud provider back…

Nice Actimize Moves Financial Crime Fighting to the Cloud

Financial crime and compliance giant Nice Actimize this month launched its brand new Xceed AI cloud-native platform, which it claims will revolutionise AML and fraud prevention for financial services by accelerating their cloud and digital transformations. The new solution integrates AI, data intelligence, behavioural analytics, and insights within a unified cloud platform designed for a…

OneTrust Launches Schrems II Solutions After Landmark EU Judgement

The landmark decision in July from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Schrems II has changed the way that organisations must manage personal data transfers – creating a whole raft of new challenges that firms must urgently address. To legally transfer personal data from the EU to a third country, it…

The Reconciliations Revolution: How COVID-19 is Shining a Light on Outdated Technology

By Mark Bolton, Head of Sales, International, Gresham Technologies. Automation was once embraced wholeheartedly by reconciliation departments as companies leaped at the opportunity to integrate the latest efficiency driving technology to bring about change and improvement. However, in more recent times this has been replaced by a mood of complacency and stagnation, characterised by a…

FeedStock Joins Red Hat Container Ecosystem

AI-driven data analytics platform Feedstock has completed Red Hat Container certification for its FeedStock Connector and has been published in the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog. The certification enables FeedStock to use Red Hat’s container registry and deploy Red Hat certified containers in FeedStock’s client environments, enabling frictionless deployment at scale of its automated data management solutions….

Quantexa Raises $64.7m to Drive Big Data and Analytics Growth

Quantexa, a contextual decision intelligence software company, has closed a Series C round, raising a further $64.7 million (£51.2m) in funding to expand its Contextual Decision Intelligence (CDI) technology into new arenas including big data and analytics, following a strong four years of growth that has seen the firm capture a wide range of tier…

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,…

Goldman Sachs Invests in Data Security with $50m jSonar Stake

Database security platform jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in its first institutional round of funding. The firm focuses on managing database risk, which has historically been plagued by high costs and output, often limited to a basic set of compliance reports. With the adoption of the cloud and the dynamic landscape of…

Finantix Partners with Capita Consulting on Digital Solutions

The Finantix Product Suite is a modular, API-driven suite of products that can be integrated with existing IT systems. Capita Consulting will become a Finantix certified strategic implementation partner in the UK. In this role Capita Consulting will help clients in the private banking and wealth management sectors design and launch a Finantix platform tailored…

How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The final goodbye to Libor has been described as the Y2K moment for data managers in financial services – and with the phase-out slated for the end of 2021, firms need to act now to ensure a smooth transition. The replacement of Libor with alternative benchmarks presents an immense challenge for financial institutions, especially given…