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A-Team Innovation Briefing Discusses Data Mesh, Transition to Cloud, Use of AI

A-Team Group’s Innovation Briefing series got off to a great start in London last week with an event dedicated to innovation in cloud. The briefing included practitioner interviews, provided insight into how to modernise data infrastructure, and reviewed technologies driving change. The case for data mesh Kicking off the briefing, and raising several delegate questions,…

Databricks Extends Capabilities of Lakehouse Data and AI Platform

Databricks, provider of the Lakehouse data and AI platform, has extended the platform’s capabilities with the addition of advanced data warehousing and governance, data sharing innovations including an analytics marketplace and data clean rooms for data collaboration, automatic cost optimisation for ETL operations, and machine learning (ML) lifecycle improvements. The company, founded by the creators…

Ataccama Plans Product Innovation and Accelerated Growth Post $150 Million Funding from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities

Ataccama, provider of a unified data management platform, is planning product innovation, accelerated global growth, and improved go-to-market services following $150 million in funding from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities – which takes a minority investment in the company. This is Ataccama’s first external investment round and will support its mission to democratise data in large…

Don’t Miss It! A-Team Group’s Innovation Briefing on Cloud in London on 7 July

Demand for digital transformation, the acceleration of cloud adoption, and a desire for real-time data management are pressing financial institutions to rethink and modernise IT infrastructure to enable more agile operating models that can respond quickly to change, support immediate and accurate decision making, and use data as both a competitive advantage and revenue generator….

Recorded Webinar: Enabling data democratisation with trusted and well governed data

Data democratisation enables users across an organisation to access and analyse data in a digital format. Its benefits are many and include allowing employees to make informed business decisions without recourse to IT, gaining a better understanding of customers, improving operational efficiency, and achieving a greater return on investment in data. It is also key…

Data – the Answer to Meeting Sanctions Screening Challenges Exposed by Ukraine War

The war in Ukraine has highlighted not only the importance of having effective sanctions screening and control processes in place, but also the compliance challenges of modern sanctions regimes. Within the space of days, far-reaching restrictions were placed on individuals, organisations, companies and states covering large parts of the Russian economy and authorities, with the…

Solidatus Outlines Data Blueprint for Better Contextual Decisions

Recent years of disruption caused by the Covid pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war and climate change have accelerated the journey to data digitalisation and making better data-driven decisions – but what are the key steps along the way and how can firms use disruption as an opportunity to reimagine their data? Philip Dutton, co-founder and co-CEO at…

Recorded Webinar: Adding value and improving efficiencies in sanctions screening

Sanctions have been headline news this year. They are growing in number, sanctions lists are changing on a daily basis, and there can be conflict between sanctions issued by different jurisdictions – the whole calling for financial institutions to optimise sanctions screening to reduce risk and avoid potentially punitive penalties of non-compliance. This webinar will…

The Challenges and Opportunities of Data Fabric – an Expert Opinion

Data fabric offers the opportunity to scale data management while sustaining flexibility and agility. It also supports the creation of data products in under a day rather than in three months – but as in so many data management scenarios, the outcomes of implementing data fabric depend on the input quality of the data. An…

Bringing Home the Value of Good Data Governance – and the Risks of Bad Data

Data governance can no longer be seen as a side issue for financial institutions and instead needs to be an integral part of operations that can add huge value – and prevent potentially costly damage. But getting all parts of the business on board with the notion can be a challenge, according to a panel…