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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…

Refinitiv’s John Mason Talks to DMI About Transitioning to the Cloud

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business, is off the runway and heading for the cloud with a view to transitioning its data and clients to the cloud, bringing processes to data rather than data to processes, and helping clients gain value from data and tackle the thorny issue of total cost of ownership…

Capgemini Marches on with IDMS Reference Data Utility Despite Talk of Pullback

Whatever happened to the Capgemini (nee iGate) Integrated Data Management Services (IDMS) utility? With little or no market visibility in the past 12-18 months, many in the industry surmised that new owners Capgemini had developed cold feet in the face of slow expansion. When the utility’s sales group in London and New York was folded…

Data Management Insight – All the News, Insight and Information You Need

Welcome to Data Management Insight (DMI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new website that will keep you up to date with all that’s new in data management across capital markets, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. Over the coming weeks…

MarkLogic CTO Giles Nelson Sets the 2019 Agenda

A year on from MiFID II go live and the fall out is still being felt with investment firms adjusting to research unbundling, trading organisations struggling to achieve complete communications surveillance, and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requiring ad hoc reports. It is also time to move on, set a data first strategy, industrialise the…

Opus Offers Clarity KYC to Accelerate Client Onboarding

Opus, the compliance and risk management product provider that acquired Alacra in September 2015, has introduced Clarity KYC, a Know Your Customer (KYC) workflow automation and risk intelligence solution. The solution is aimed at financial services firms and is a software-as-a service (SaaS) platform designed to reduce the time and cost of client onboarding and…

Datactics Details 2019 Plans Including Public Cloud Solutions, a Sanctions Matching Engine and a Data Quality Clinic

Datactics has made plans for 2019 that will move selected solutions into the public cloud, extend implementation of innovative technologies, create a data quality clinic, and add a matching engine for sanctions screening to its open data projects. The company is also working with clients on data-quality-as-a-service. The company’s commitment to cloud technology, initially private…

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…