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ICE Data Services Partners RepRisk to Extend ESG Data Offer

ICE Data Services has forged a partnership with Zurich-based RepRisk to extend its environmental, social and governance (ESG) data offerings. RepRisk’s ESG data covers issues related to human rights, labour practices, corruption and the environment. It will be integrated with ICE Data Services’ ESG Reference Data, the company’s first move into the ESG space early…

Bloomberg Offers Guidance on Getting Data Annotation Right for Machine Learning

Machine learning has become essential to financial institutions seeking timely business insight and signals of opportunity and risk across the business. At many firms, the technology is being scaled and use cases are proliferating. There are limitations, however, with useful outcomes from machine learning models depending on high quality data that is annotated accurately and…

Coronavirus Pandemic Accelerates KYC and Onboarding Strategies

The coronavirus pandemic has been an eye-opener for capital markets firms hit by market volatility, systems unable to cope quickly with change, the need to set up work from home schemes (and security), and changing relationships with customers. Nowhere has this been more visible than in Know Your Customer (KYC) and onboarding functions that have…

Fund Managers Need a New Approach to Data to Overcome the Coronavirus Crisis

By Angie Walker, Global Head of Capital Markets Business Development at R3. Businesses across the globe have implemented digital transformation strategies on an unprecedented scale as they battle against the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic – and fund managers are no exception. Fundamental digital transformation requires a totally new approach to the way in which data…

SmartStream Offers Affinity Machine Learning Technology in the Cloud

SmartStream Technologies has acknowledged banks’ ongoing move to cloud services and growing interest in machine learning (ML) for data management and discovery with its offer of Affinity, an observational learning solution designed to improve operational data management and data quality processes. Affinity observes how users work, learns from them, and incrementally increases its understanding of…

Live at Data Management Summit USA Virtual – Day Two Keynote and Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual Day Two was based on the theme of best practices for data driven strategies in today’s new normal. The day started with an informative live keynote from Arvind Joshi, director of data management at Scotiabank, on how to establish data quality for analytics. This was followed by three…

DMS US Virtual Goes Live with a Practitioner Innovation Keynote and Real-Time Q&As

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual kicked off today with a hugely insightful live practitioner innovation keynote followed by two live, and lively, Q&A sessions packed with audience questions and answered by the day’s expert keynote and panel speakers. Andrew Delaney, president and chief content officer at A-Team, hosted today’s live sessions of the…

Canoe Intelligence Paddles Upstream with New CEO

Canoe Intelligence has replaced its founding CEO Seth Brotman with Jason Eiswerth as the fintech prepares next phase growth that will further develop its machine learning and natural language processing platform that extracts and digitalises data from PDF reports for institutional investors, allocators and asset servicing firms. The growth plan will be supported by Series…

Start Building your Data Capital Now – or Miss Revenue Generating and Cost Saving Insights Every Day

By Charlie Henderson, Co-CEO, FeedStock.  There have, in the past, been similarities drawn between data and oil. I would agree that there are certain elements of the two which are comparable: data is highly valuable and is extracted and refined like oil, indeed we use data pipelines. However, the application of data is fundamentally and…

Moody’s Consolidates ESG Capabilities in Solutions Group Led by Andrea Blackman

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has passed the tipping point and become a key interest among investors across the board. ESG initiatives, particularly climate change, were highlighted at Davos in January this year; the EU has finalised ESG regulations that will come into play in 2021 and provide clarity in a market fragmented by…