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Key Current Challenges of the Asset Management Industry and Operational Answers

Guest Contributor:  Peter Ellis, General Manager EMEA, BI-SAM Investment management is under great pressure. Volatile markets make accurate forecasting impossible and the growth in regulation increases the cost of doing business for all participants. Investment managers must find new ways … Continue reading

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“What Is” Complex Event Processing (CEP)

Complex Event Processing (CEP) technologies enable firms to discover trends by analyzing large volumes of data, also known as events, such as major trade flows. Enterprise-wide architectures that are event-driven or service-oriented can then be built to react and take … Continue reading

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“What is” Big Data?

A fairly new buzzword, “Big Data” generally describes large sets of key information that present many businesses with major management challenges. The nearly overwhelming volumes of Big Data make it difficult for IT managers to capture, store and analyze it. … Continue reading

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Manage Your Data Vendors to Improve Quality and Reduce Total Cost

Guest Contributor: Thomas C. Redman, “The Data Doc”, Navesink Consulting Group Financial institutions need high-quality data, about markets, counterparties, and so forth, acquired from outside.  Most follow the so-called “golden copy” approach.  They obtain data from many sources, compare them, … Continue reading

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“What is” Reference Data?

The term reference data is most commonly used by information technology (IT) professionals in the financial sector to categorize data that describes financial transactions and helps identify the participants in those transactions. Reference data was established by regulatory agencies in … Continue reading

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