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Upcoming Webinar: How to establish data quality and data governance for analytics

Date: 22 April 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Data quality has been a perennial problem for financial institutions for many years, but this needs to change as firms become increasingly reliant on accurate analytics to deliver business opportunity and competitive advantage. New approaches to data quality can…

Data Takes Centre Stage

By Matt Smith, CEO of SteelEye. When it comes to the future of data management, one of the biggest challenges facing all firms is managing increasing data volumes from an ever-expanding range of sources. Looking at financial markets, we foresee 2021 as the year when firms focus on efficient and accurate data management as a…

Recorded Webinar: Data management for analytics and market surveillance

The financial services industry is starting to harness the potential of Big Data analytics to gain insights that can yield competitive advantage. At the same time, market surveillance has emerged as a major requirement for trading firms across the board as regulations like MiFID II and Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) push both buy- and sell-side…

FactSet Addition of Data-Mapping to Snowflake Links Third-Party, Factset and Proprietary Data in Seconds

FactSet is meeting increasing market demand for rapid content integration, access and control by integrating its data-mapping solution, FactSet Concordance Service, into Snowflake’s cloud data platform. The integration allows investment professionals to quickly link third-party, FactSet, and proprietary content together in the Snowflake platform. The data-mapping solution is scalable and can be used by joint…

Deploying Observational Learning for Improved Transaction Data Quality

Data quality is a pre-requisite for financial institutions seeking to automate their operations through automation. But the complexity of today’s markets means that many firms have to deal with huge volumes of transaction data, often in a wide array of formats. This situation is straining legacy manual data validation techniques, making it difficult to attain…

SmartStream Prioritises Microservices, Cloud Native Apps and Open Options Following Lockdown Rethink

SmartStream Technologies headed into 2021 with a new corporate brand identity designed to reflect its innovative approach to advancing technological capabilities and meeting evolving customer and industry needs – and it hasn’t strayed from the brief with plans to build a microservices platform, extend its use of open software, and increase commitment to deploying AI…

2021 Predictions: Change is Afoot

By Marc Murphy, CEO, Fenergo. It almost feels like the financial industry went to bed in March 2020 and woke up in 2030. Prior to the pandemic, financial institutions had been falling behind when it came to digital transformation, only increasing resources when absolutely necessary. But now, the pandemic has forced financial institutions to make…

GLEIF Calls Global Industries to Join Development of Cryptographically Verifiable LEI

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has set out grand plans to create a digitised LEI service based on a digitally verifiable credential containing the LEI – the vLEI – and able to provide automated identity verification between counterparties. The ambition is for all industry sectors globally, including financial services, to embed new and…

Recorded Webinar: Managing unstructured data and extracting value

Unstructured data offers untapped potential but the platforms, tools and technologies to support it are nascent, often deployed for a specific problem with little reuse of common technologies from application to application. What are the challenges of managing and analysing this data and what are the considerations when making investments in this area? Data quality, consistency…

A-Team Group Names Winners of Data Management Insight Awards 2020

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its prestigious Data Management Insight Awards 2020. The annual awards, now in their eighth year, recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. The award winners were announced online across categories ranging from best sell-side and buy-side data management platforms to best…