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It’s Not About the Algorithm Anymore
Thomas Redman, President, Navesink Consulting GroupCommentary
Today the business priority is less on the algorithm and more on building the organization to create leverage from the algorithm.
By Thomas Redman President, Navesink Consulting Group,
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SmartStream Hires Industry Veteran to Head Transfomation Services
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
SmartStream tapped Tom Dalglish, an industry expert on reference data initiatives, to spearhead its back-office transformation services for global clients.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Getting Onboarding Right in the Age of the Customer
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Disparate “Frankenstein” systems slow down the onboarding process and impede customer service, says Pegasystems.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Accuracy in the Financial Data Supply Chain
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Some of the best-practices from the retail world’s physical supply chain, including data standards and visibility, can be leveraged for efficiency in financial services.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Big Data's Challenge: Matching Business Needs With Technology
Debra Walton, Chief Content OfficerCommentary
All those bits and bytes only add up to something when they’re organized, arranged, and made coherent.
By Debra Walton Chief Content Officer,
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Single Source, Many Truths
Jonas Olsson, CEO, GrazCommentary
If the data quality is not at fault, why then might departments reject the data? The answer is that there are two aspects to data quality: factual correctness and contextual correctness.
By Jonas Olsson CEO, Graz,
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IBOR Before It Was "IBOR"
Bob Leaper, Head of Business DevelopmentCommentary
While its catchy new nomenclature and explosion in popularity has given the outside world an impression that it is novel, the same conversations about it were happening twenty years ago. So why then is IBOR the latest buzz word for firms today?
By Bob Leaper Head of Business Development,
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IT Budgets Struggle With Data Growth, Survey Finds
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Data is growing exponentially and IT managers are worried about budgeting for future storage. More sustainable solutions must come from the business lines.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Growing Pains: Firms Strive for Business Intelligence Maturity
Michael Wolk, Partner, SunGard Consulting ServicesCommentary
One significant obstacle to BI maturity is the prevalent tendency to report on activities reactively with after-the-fact analysis.
By Michael Wolk Partner, SunGard Consulting Services,
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Market Data Isn't Free – & Other Lessons FinTech Startups Learn the Hard Way
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Stephane Dubois shares market data advice for those looking to revolutionize financial technology.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Quandl to Distribute Nasdaq OMX Index Data for Free
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Data portal Quandl forms its first partnership with Nasdaq OMX, providing global indexes to a younger generation of financial analysts.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Is Big Data a Problem or an Opportunity?
Marc J. Firenze, Chief Technology Officer, Eagle Investment SystemsCommentary
When it comes to data, financial services firms are, as a rule, quite circumspect. They fear cyberattacks, data theft, data loss, security breaches, data privacy, and human error.
By Marc J. Firenze Chief Technology Officer, Eagle Investment Systems,
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Data Integrity: A Necessity, Not an Option
Jason Finley, Technical Analyst, SunGardCommentary
Financial institutions that have taken on the data integrity task in the past now have to spend more money on hardware, software, and people just to keep up with the demand.
By Jason Finley Technical Analyst, SunGard,
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Big Data DIY
Julio Gómez, General Manager, Financial ServicesCommentary
Now that we have passed the initial hype phase of big data, companies are searching for real business value from their investments. Consultants can play a part, but only if financial firms insist on a new partnership model.
By Julio Gómez General Manager, Financial Services,
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So Much Data, So Little Time
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
How fast does data need to be used in order to be beneficial?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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5 Ways Semantic Technology Is Transforming the Financial Services Industry
Marty Loughlin, VP Financial Services, Cambridge SemanticsCommentary
Semantic search intuitively finds and connects relevant data across the enterprise. Innovation in this technology is helping organizations simplify and transform operations.
By Marty Loughlin VP Financial Services, Cambridge Semantics,
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Cinnober Pledges No Change in Boat Trade Reporting Service After Acquisition From Markit
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
New owner looks to expand the European trade-reporting service beyond the 40 investment firms and MTFs currently reporting trades to Boat.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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The Discipline of Information Lifecycle Management
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Banks need to build discipline around the information lifecycle and the process of deleting data that is no longer required from a legal or business standpoint.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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BATS to Launch BATS One Data Feed
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Reflecting its merger with Direct Edge, BATS Global Markets will offer a new direct data feed product with a unified view of aggregate quotes, trades, and optional depth information for all four equity exchanges it operates.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Bloomberg Vault Dives Into Dark Data
Wall Street & Technology, News
Bloomberg's enterprise information management service launched File Analytics to help companies manage and unlock the potential of unstructured data.
By Wall Street & Technology ,
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