Inside Reference Data - 2008-11-01

Southern, Data Management

Data management in southern Europe has yet to gain the focus and attention it requires to step up to the next level. But despite development still being at an early stage, there is a will to move ahead. Carla Mangado explores the approach to data…

From the Outside

While data managers are working late to help deal with the current financial crisis, one reference data veteran has had time to sit back and look at the events from the outside. Tine Thoresen speaks to John Carroll, ex-Merrill, about why EDM becomes much…

Coming to the Crunch

Current market conditions have put an increased focus on risk, and risk managers may have different needs than data managers. To reduce risk, there is a strong need to combine reference and market data and derived data. What capability do data management…

Breaking Out

While banks are focusing on cost cutting and downsizing, firms are looking at ways to rapidly improve data management strategies. Will outsourcing certain reference data activities be one of the options organizations will review? Tine Thoresen explores…

Regulating EU Change

The financial crisis and recent government bail-outs are likely to result in more regulation, which will affect financial data management. Carla Mangado explores where the EU currently stands and whether the push to principles-based legislation will…