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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…

Quilter Investments Opts For Managed EDM Service From IHS Markit

Quilter Investments (formerly Old Mutual Investment Management), a London-based fund manager with over £17 billion in assets under management, has selected IHS Markit to provide it with a new Enterprise Data Management (EDM) system for security and account master management. Quiler Investments will also utilise IHS Markit’s investment management solution, thinkFolio, to distribute the data…

Kingland Cognitive Engine Turns Unstructured Data into Actionable Information

Have you ever considered how much value is tied up in unstructured data that is difficult to access? What nuggets of useful information could be buried in documents such as company reports? And how you could turn masses of unstructured data into actionable information? If the answer to these questions is yes, and it probably…

Is the Cloud Always on the Horizon?

By Gavin Carey, Head of Enterprise, EMEA, Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk We recently shared the findings of a global survey of 250 senior decision makers at financial firms across the buy- and sell-side. The results were much more bullish than you might expect about how quickly the financial community is planning to adopt cloud when it…

Managed Services and the Evolving Operating Model

By Liz Blake, Global Head of Eagle Managed Services According to a recent Experian white paper, ‘Building a Business Case for Data Quality’, 83% of organisations have seen bad data stand in the way of reaching key business objectives. In particular, the research identified lost sales opportunities, inefficient processes, and client relationships as among the…

Tackling a New Era of Financial Data Management

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control Business users across financial services are more data hungry than ever before. They want to interact with data directly and quickly collect, manipulate and analyse the data in order to streamline operations. There are two drivers for this. First, users increasingly expect instant access to…

Eagle Investment Systems Delivers Open Platform, New Datasets and More Cloud Options

Eagle Investment Systems is responding to financial institutions’ digital transformation programmes with a componentised platform, agile data management solutions, additional cloud options, and a revolution in the release of software updates. To find out more about the company’s plans, we talked to Eagle CEO Mal Cullen about market development, client desires and the drive towards…

StatPro Adds Regulatory Risk Service Through Acquisition of ODDO BHF

StatPro has acquired the regulatory risk services bureau of ODDO BHF, which provides a managed service for regulatory risk reporting that will be integrated with the company’s Revolution portfolio analytics platform. The deal was made for an undisclosed sum in cash and adds 10 clients to StatPro’s client base in Germany and Luxembourg. StatPro will…

Deutsche Bank Transformation Moves Reconciliation Services to SmartStream

Deutsche Bank has selected SmartStream Technologies’ Centre of Excellence (CoE) to provide an off-site operations platform including three services that will allow the bank to streamline, simplify and reduce the costs of its reconciliations environment. The decision to use the SmartStream managed service utility is part of the bank’s transformation programme. The three managed services…