Buy Side Changes Tune for Reference Data Management

Not to be outdone, the buy side is starting to tackle reference data management with the same or greater emphasis as its sell-side cousins. This is a significant departure from just a few years ago, when asset managers generally adopted a more cautious approach to data management-often focusing on a improving a single process rather than implementing a strategy.

It seems that asset managers are now accepting data management as part of the business and a contributor to its growth. Firms are ad