Opening Cross: Dealing with a Diaperful of Data Do-Do

Market data's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it...

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Market data professionals are used to dealing with more than their fair share of poop, often cleaning up licensing and compliance messes unknowingly created in haste by the business side then handed off when they start to stink ("Here, change this."), so often wear multiple hats─being an expert cajoler and negotiator, a quick-draw diaper changer, and a diplomat with the ability to smile and coo even when surrounded by the stench of rotten data management or procurement processes.

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