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Entity Data Management Handbook – Seventh Edition

Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best…

Reformis Adds Matrix IDM and NeoXam to Vendor Partner Programme

Reformis, a buy-side business transformation consultancy, continues to build out its vendor partnership programme with the addition of Matrix IDM’s cloud native data management software, and NeoXam’s Impress reporting solution. These join the company’s list of existing partners and products including IHS Markit’s EDM software, Snowflake’s cloud data platform, and Compliance Solution Strategies’ Accudelta product….

Brian Sentance Named Head of EMEA at Data Quality Management Platform Provider Datasynthesis

Brian Sentance, former CEO of Xenomorph, is back in the data management business as head of EMEA for Datasynthesis, provider of a cloud-native data quality management platform that synchronises data governance, integration and quality to transform data policy into data operations. Sentance joins the New-York based leadership team of Datasynthesis, CEO Christian Robertson, and chief…

Behind the Scenes at Solidatus Following £14 Million Series A Funding

Having reported on Solidatus’ £14 million Series A funding last week, this week we go behind the scenes to talk to the company’s founders Philip Dutton and Philip Miller about their business philosophy, ambitions for Solidatus, and the challenges and opportunities of working with investors and growing the company through lockdown. After careers in financial…

Solidatus Raises £14 Million to Build Out Next-Generation Data Lineage and Metadata Management Platform

Solidatus has raised £14 million in Series A funding led by AlbionVC, the technology investment arm of Albion Capital Group, and also including HSBC Ventures and Citi. HSBC was an early adopter of Solidatus’ data lineage solution, and Citi the first strategic investor in the company in August 2020 following successful and ongoing implementation of…

Octopai Supports Cloud Migration with Cloud Native Data Lineage for Business Intelligence

As data volumes grow, new sources emerge, and firms migrate to the cloud, data lineage has become essential to mapping, visualising and understanding data across the enterprise, and crucial to providing business users with trusted information. Octopai, which came to market in 2018, offers automated metadata-based data lineage with a focus on analysing and understanding…

Alveo Adds Postgres to Roadmap Combining Open Source Components with Core Data Management Solutions

Alveo, formerly Asset Control, continues to build its commitment to open source solutions with the addition of support for the Postgres open source relational database within its Prime, formerly AC Plus, financial data aggregation and mastering product. Postgres provides an optional replacement for Oracle database technology used by Alveo and its clients, and can reduce…

Solidatus Moves into 2021 with Expansion Plans Backed by Investment from Citi

Solidatus, provider of a data management platform that allows businesses to rapidly map and visualise their data landscape, grew from strength to strength in 2020, and is on the cusp of further strategic development as it heads into 2021 with plans to accelerate growth, expand into the US and Asia Pacific, and release next-generation data…

A-Team Group Introduces 2021 Innovation Awards

Here at A-Team Group we have been working hard on plans to celebrate innovative projects and teams with the launch of our A-Team Innovation Awards. The awards are designed to reward teams that have found innovative ways to make use of new and emerging technologies to solve challenges at financial institutions in capital markets. The…

Deadlines and Data Management By-Products of LIBOR Transition

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a global transition roadmap for LIBOR that sets out a timetable of actions financial firms should take to ensure a smooth transition from LIBOR to other risk-free rates by the end of 2021. The data management task of transition remains a huge challenge for many firms, but it…