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Data Governance a Top 2019 Priority, Says Syncsort

According to a new survey from Syncsort, a US-based provider of Big Iron (aka mainframes) to Big Data software, many firms are still struggling to make data accessible and get value from it, with 68% of respondents reporting that siloed data negatively impacts their organization. The 2019 Data Trends survey found that most IT departments…

Limited In-House Skills Drive Financial Services Firms to Focus on Outsourcing

Financial services firms continue to play into the move to outsource technology services, citing their reasons as a preference to use qualified experts with industry knowledge, limited skills in the market, and cost efficiency. According to research commissioned by Asset Control, 49% of senior decision makers in financial services organisations listed ‘we prefer to use…

IHS Markit Dedicates 2019 to Customer Experience, Data Science and Technology Development

IHS Markit is playing into the need for change in data management with a focus on customer experience, strength in data science, cloud hosted services, alternative data and a three-year roadmap that will enhance the technology underpinning its enterprise data management solution, IHS Markit EDM. It is also taking advantage of opportunities in the buy-side,…

A-Team Group Data Management Summit Takes Industry by Storm

This year’s London Data Management Summit was a resounding success, answering the questions of hundreds of market participants working to transform, digitalise and innovate their approach to data management and drive value out of data. It touched on technologies from knowledge graphs to data standards that can help users achieve these goals, and provided actionable…

Stream Financial Releases High-Performance Data Management Platform

Stream Financial has released a data management platform designed to solve the problems of data siloes and ageing enterprise data management (EDM) solutions, and deliver efficient, high-performance data management that can reduce total cost of ownership and help firms improve margins. The platform challenges traditional data management systems, but keeps existing infrastructure in place, by…

Datactics Extends Cloud-Based Data Matching Capability with Sanctions Match Engine

Datactics has extended its cloud-based data matching capabilities with a Sanctions Match Engine designed to support sanctions screening for Anti-Money Laundering compliance. The first release of the engine is free to use to a limited extent and includes the US Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and UK and EU sanctions lists. The sanctions…

Legal & General Data Scientist Details How to Drive Insight, Value and Disruption out of Data

Delivering data driven disruption, innovation and business transformation across a large organisation containing numerous businesses is no mean feat, but it can be done by creating a data strategy and story that appeals to each business and taking an enabling rather than dictatorial approach. Just five months into his role as director, group data sciences,…

Counting the Costs and Constraints of Building In-House Solutions

Research commissioned by Asset Control highlights the pain points of updating or replacing in-house solutions, including cost, skills and resourcing, and the difficulty of deploying solutions to the cloud. Headline statistics from the research show 94% of respondents expecting to encounter challenges of some sort when building a solution in-house, and 52% of senior decision…

Apex Group Selects GoldenSource for Centralised Pricing and Reference Data Services

Apex Group, a global fund administrator, has selected GoldenSource to deliver a centralised pricing and reference data service based on the vendor’s enterprise data management (EDM) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution. The fund administrator delivers a broad range of services to asset managers globally and intends to use GoldenSource’s centralised pricing and reference data service to support…

Asset Control 2019 Roadmap Advances ACX NoSQL Platform, Adds Data Lineage and Managed Services

Asset Control is gaining traction with the ACX cloud-based data delivery, storage and analytics platform it released late last year to manage increasing data volumes, reduce infrastructure costs, and provide business and technical users access to data exploration. On the sell-side, clients are using the platform for market risk applications including compliance with Fundamental Review…