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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…

Blackrock Veteran Joins Opus Nebula

Cloud-based end-to-end reporting service provider Opus Nebula has hired industry veteran Les Gosling as its new business development director and head of sales. Gosling joins Opus Nebula to accelerate the adoption of the firm’s ‘Reporting as a Service’ offering within the asset and wealth management community, initially within the UK, European, and US markets. With…

Broadridge Adds StatPro Portfolio Analytics to Performance Reporting Platform

Broadridge Financial Solutions has extended its performance reporting platform through a strategic partnership with StatPro Group, a provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry. The inclusion of StatPro analytics is in progress for Broadridge performance clients and is expected to be completed by the end of 2018….

Datactics LEI Match Engine Provides Free LEI Health Check Service

Datactics is offering a free LEI health check service that helps banks and asset managers ascertain the data quality of company information they hold in a legal entity master. The release of the service could not be better timed, with the MiFID II requirement for all counterparties to transactions to have a valid LEI coming…