Interview

UBS Aligns Managed Services For Consistency

UBS’s London operations director Simon Feddo speaks with Michael Shashoua about how the firm has managed and succeeded in making improvements to know-your-customer and onboarding-related data

Bridging the IT-Business Divide

Hervé Morel-Derocle of Axa Investment Managers tells Michael Shashoua how collaboration between firms’ IT and business units can produce value through better data management

Performance Measurement: The Devil’s in the Data

Performance measurement has always been one of the most crucial business processes that all buy-side firms need to manage, irrespective of their investment strategies and the complexity of their operating models. Victor Anderson recently caught up with…

Embracing 'Next Best Action' For Data Management

Standard data processing models and tools such as Excel are giving way to greater demand for graphs and more connective and analytical data management methods. Michael Shashoua speaks with Hashmat Rohian, a data scientist for insurer Aviva Canada, about…

On The Record: Taking Over Telx

When then-Telx chief executive Eric Shepcaro passed away in 2013, during a critical period in the company's growth, the datacenter provider tapped president and chief financial officer Chris Downie to take over the CEO role first on an interim basis,…

Seeking Solvency II Surety

Implementation of Solvency II in January 2016 has been confirmed, but many of the data challenges are unresolved. Susan Wright of the Investment Management Association tells Nicholas Hamilton that asset managers, third-party administrators and insurers…

Sell-Side Technology Awards 2014 Winners' Circle: Software AG

Last year, Software AG acquired the Apama complex-event processing platform from Progress Software, a move that has done nothing to diminish the platform’s excellence in this field, underscored by another win in the best CEP platform category at this…

Swift's Neutjens Talks Progress For Utility Platform

Over the past year or more, Swift has made major strides in reference data services with its SwiftRef platform. Patrik Neutjens, the organization's head of reference data, speaks with Michael Shashoua about its accomplishments and the work ahead

ISITC's Zoller on Conference Highlights

Jeff Zoller, chair of ISITC, talks about the new middle office group announced at the organization's 20th annual conference in Boston on March 24, as well as other issues on the agenda

EDM Council Campaigns For Semantic Technology

As the EDM Council prepares to release key elements of its FIBO ontology later this year, David Newman tells Nicholas Hamilton how financial services can benefit from semantic technology in the way other industries have done