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The Current State of Buy-Side Enterprise Data Management

The advent of enterprise data management (EDM) held up the promise of more streamlined operations, improved cost efficiencies and a tighter rein on data access. But after a decade spent trying to implement EDM, few investment managers feel they are getting the control, quality or insights they were expecting. According to an A-Team survey of…

Breaking the EDM Mould

The regulatory drive for transparency across capital markets is pushing traditional enterprise data management (EDM) solutions, such as data warehouse platforms and extract, transform and load (ETL) systems, towards breaking point. An emerging and disruptive approach to EDM is based on open source high-performance data bus technologies that are particularly good at ingesting and routing…

Managing Enterprise Data and Subscriptions Spend

Financial institutions consume a broad range of services on a subscription basis to meet their business needs. These include market data and electronic information services, subscriptions for print and web-based publications, and increasingly, consultancy, software, hardware and telecommunications services. As consumption rises, so too can costs, calling on firms to take a proactive approach to…

Outsourcing Reference Data Management

The past 12 months has seen the emergence of new players offering Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services for Reference Data Management. These new arrivals expand the range of options available to financial institutions for addressing the challenges of regulatory compliance, operational cost reduction and scalability. But BPO has other benefits, and innovative adopters have benefited…

Harnessing Data for Better Valuations

A-Team Group, a publishing and research company specialising in financial information technology, was commissioned by enterprise data management specialist GoldenSource to conduct research into the challenges of managing pricing and valuations data. Throughout the course of October 2009, A-Team Group researchers interviewed senior-level specialists closely aligned to market data or valuations. Several spanned multiple responsibilities…

Surviving the Liquidity Crisis with Enterprise Data Management (EDM)

Written by: Neil Edelstein, Senior Director, Product Development, GoldenSource Corporation. Throughout the boom in complex leveraged and collateralized debt instruments, high yields have all but blinded investors to the significant risk. Now that the market has turned sour, and lenders are calling in the debts, investors are learning the hard way exactly how CDOs and…