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A-Team Group Names Winners of 2018 Data Management Awards

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its 2018 Data Management Awards. The annual awards, now in their sixth year, are designed to recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. See the full list of winners below. The awards were hosted by Sarah Underwood, Editor of A-Team’s Data…

Bloomberg PolarLake Upgrade Allows CDOs to Extract More Value from Data

Bloomberg PolarLake has upgraded its data management utility to Version 8.0 with a view to giving chief data officers (CDOs) increased control, quality and insight into their organisation’s data universe. The vendor describes v8.0 as a ‘major update’ that allows users to extract more value and deliver better insights from their data. Current users of…

Element22 Brings Data Management, Analytics and Technology Expertise to Europe

Element22 is bringing its data strategy, analytics and execution expertise to Europe with the establishment of a London office and appointment of Mark Davies, formerly CEO of Avox, as lead of the European practice. The company was set up in 2014 in New York City by managing partner Predrag Dizdarevic, and has developed into a…

Broadridge Offers Next-Generation Global Asset Servicing Solution

Broadridge Financial Solutions is gaining interest in a ‘designed by users for users’ solution that aims to address industry, business and operational challenges around global asset servicing. Developed with a global Tier 1 bank, and cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) enabled, the solution streamlines corporate actions, dividend and coupon processing across multiple asset classes, business lines…

Thomson Reuters’ Brennan Carley Presents the Case for Cloud Adoption

Cloud technology has attracted champions and cynics for many years, but times are changing as financial firms realise the benefits of both public and private cloud environments in terms of cost savings, operational gains and business agility. Brennan Carley, global head of enterprise at Thomson Reuters, presented a compelling keynote on why trusted data belongs in the…

Moody’s Names Former Oppenheimer Funds IT Lead Mona Breed as CIO

Moody’s has named industry veteran Mona Breed as chief information officer (CIO) with effect from October 15, 2018. Breed succeeds Tony Stoupas, who has led Moody’s IT organisation as CIO since 2010 and will remain with the company until the end of 2018. As CIO, Breed will lead Moody’s global technology infrastructure and programmes, and…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

FactSet Sets Out Development Plans for Data Exploration Platform

FactSet plans to roll out additional elements of its cloud-based FactSet Data Exploration platform that will deliver a fully hosted application production environment over the next six months. The company introduced the platform on Microsoft Azure this summer offering content from the Open:FactSet Marketplace as well as programming tools including Microsoft SQL, RStudio and Python….

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Asset Control Adds ACX Cloud-Based Data Exploration and Distribution Platform

Asset Control has released ACX, a cloud-deployed delivery, storage and analytics platform designed to manage increasing data volumes, reduce infrastructure costs and provide business and technical users with easy access to data exploration. The platform is an additional module in the company’s AC Plus product family and includes open source technologies, although it is not…