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Content tagged with Data Management posted in December 2013
Big Data Use Cases Across Financial Services
News  |  12/31/2013  | 
Examining Big Data and its specific applications in the world of finance.
Risk Management and Cost of Ownership with Time Synchronization
News  |  12/31/2013  | 
Risk management analysis must consider the numerous ways that the reference source can fail.
The Second Coming of the Reference Data Utility
Commentary  |  12/24/2013  | 
Five years after the financial crisis, the Global Legal Entity Identification System initiative, has renewed interest in solving the reference data issue, long preventing efficiency in the financial supply chain.
Focus on Collateral: Optimizing ISDA CSA Document Metadata
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
To accurately mine crucial information firms must develop a comprehensive data model to represent CSAs within their systems.
OPRA Seeks Bidders for Service Contract, Casting Wide Net to Find Alternative Providers
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
Amid regulatory concerns over SIP outages, the Options Price Reporting Authority, known as OPRA, will issue an RFP seeking bidders to run the mammoth options quote and trade data feed.
Why Leading Global Asset Managers Want to FIX Their Post-Trade
News  |  12/20/2013  | 
Firms have started to consider and use the FIX protocol for post-trade.
Are the Exchanges Running the SIPs on Outdated Technology?
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
A report in the Wall Street Journal, which disclosed that a securities information processor operated by Nasdaq runs on Windows 2003, has sparked debate on the failure of exchanges to upgrade critical market infrastructure.
Bloomberg Aims To Ease Instant Messaging Compliance
News  |  12/17/2013  | 
Following rate rigging scandals where traders used chat rooms to communicate, Bloomberg consolidates messaging compliance tools for clients.
LEIs, A Regulatory Darling, Leave Firms In Search of Accuracy
News  |  12/16/2013  | 
Regulators are recognizing the importance of legal entity identifiers (LEIs), but in the global and ever-changing market it's difficult for companies to accurately manage scale and complexity of data sourcing.
OpenStack in Financial Services: What Can You Do With It?
Commentary  |  12/13/2013  | 
OpenStack adoption is growing and there are practical uses in the financial services space that have already been deployed.
Current Analytical Software Constrains Big Data Solutions in the Financial Industry
Commentary  |  12/11/2013  | 
What is needed is a new software paradigm that enables analytics to just work and work fast—without having to move the data or worry about size, writes Bill Kantor of Paradigm4.
Backup Services Require More Than 'Set and Forget'
News  |  12/10/2013  | 
23-24% of small to mid-size firms across industries have never checked backups, according to BUMI's customer and partner survey.
Funds Look to Liquidity Management Tools For Competitive Edge
News  |  12/9/2013  | 
Ledgex launches liquidity management and reporting tool for fund of fund and institutional managers.
5 Things To Know About Big Data & Marketing
Slideshows  |  12/6/2013  | 
Financial services marketing does not have a great relationship with IT. That needs to change.
Making Sense of the Multi-Flavors of XBRL
Commentary  |  12/4/2013  | 
XBRL will be the first step toward the semantic Web, where the exchange and analysis of financial information will not require any manual intervention.
Where are the Technologists’ Voices in Global Financial Reform?
Commentary  |  12/4/2013  | 
In an attempt to fix the plumbing of the global financial markets under Dodd Frank with a unique identification code for swaps and counterparties, technology has been an afterthought, writes Allan Grody, President of Financial InterGroup Holdings LLC.
Bloomberg Vault Adds Jefferies Group to Growing Client List
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
Jefferies uses Vault to monitor and manage all enterprise-wide communications including Microsoft Exchange email as well as mobile, social and Bloomberg messaging.
Software Vendor Brings Transparency to Complex Swaps Data
News  |  12/3/2013  | 
London-based Clarus Financial Technology has created software apps that help the public understand complex trade feeds aggregated by the swap data repositories.
Efficient Infrastructure Linked to Increased Alpha
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
According to a SimCorp survey 40% of buy-side investors have little confidence in the data they use to make investment decisions.

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