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Data Lineage

Data lineage traces data from source to destination, noting every move the data makes and taking into account any changes to the data during its journey for full traceability. It is critical to regulatory compliance and offers numerous business and operational benefits. Read all about what it is, who it impacts, what the challenges and potential solutions are, as well as review our latest content on the topic and a list of solutions providers.

Demand Derivatives Partners GMEX to Deliver Innovative Futures Exchange and Clearing House

Demand Derivatives, a creator of novel derivative instruments, and GMEX Group, a provider of exchange and post-trade technology solutions, are partnering to produce a US regulated futures exchange, RealDemand Board of Trade (RealBOT), and clearing house, RealDemand Clearing (RealClear). The partnership includes GMEX taking a minority equity stake in Demand Derivatives. RealBOT and RealClear are…

Blackstone Closes Deal to Take 55% Stake in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business

Nearly nine months after Thomson Reuters signed a definitive agreement with Blackstone that would give the private equity firm a 55% stake and Thomson Reuters a 45% stake in the company’s financial and risk business, the deal is closed and the business rebranded as Refinitiv. With backing from Blackstone, Refinitiv plans to invest in a…

Thomson Reuters’ Brennan Carley Presents the Case for Cloud Adoption

Cloud technology has attracted champions and cynics for many years, but times are changing as financial firms realise the benefits of both public and private cloud environments in terms of cost savings, operational gains and business agility. Brennan Carley, global head of enterprise at Thomson Reuters, presented a compelling keynote on why trusted data belongs in the…

Making the Most of Data Monetisation

Is your firm working on data monetisation or planning to do so? If not, it probably should be as monetisation has become key to revenue growth at many financial institutions. But how can you get it right and achieve competitive advantage, and what impact will General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have on progress? To discover…

FactSet Sets Out Development Plans for Data Exploration Platform

FactSet plans to roll out additional elements of its cloud-based FactSet Data Exploration platform that will deliver a fully hosted application production environment over the next six months. The company introduced the platform on Microsoft Azure this summer offering content from the Open:FactSet Marketplace as well as programming tools including Microsoft SQL, RStudio and Python….

Creating a Data First Mindset in the Capital Markets Sector

By: Clive Bellmore, CEO Europe and Africa, BackOffice Associates Analogies about how vital data is to the digital economy are bountiful. It has even been branded ‘the new gold’, a critical and precious asset that directly impacts business outcomes for companies across the globe and in all sectors. And never more so than in the…

Suvrat Bansal Describes Digitalisation at UBS Asset Management

Digitalisation is at the top of the agenda at many large capital markets firms, but how can it be achieved without disruption and with outcomes that benefit your clients, staff and stakeholders? Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation and chief data officer, and managing director at UBS Asset Management, will share his experience of leading a…

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…

AIM Software, West Highland Partner to Target Front-, Middle-Office EDM

EDM platform provider AIM Software has partnered with New York-based West Highland Support Services to forge a combined offering aimed at addressing the data management challenges faced by front- and middle-office operations managers. The move expands AIM’s activities in the US, home to its financial backers Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and where most recently…