High-Quality Data Definition "A Major Concern"

LONDON-The quality of reference data and the process needed to achieve the best results remains a major concern for users and data providers, according to panelists at the Telekurs Financial Excellence in Data Management conference 2007 held in London in September.

The panelists said there is a need for quality metrics and automation. Chris Walker, director, investment and risk analytics and data quality management at London-based information management firm Finsoft, stressed the importance o