Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

European legal entity identifier requirements have created a lot of work for data management practitioners. But HSBC’s Hany Choueiri tells Nicholas Hamilton that in the long term, the identifier can help firms manage big data, make a success of data…

Industry Optimistic for Innovation in 2014

At the start of the New Year, it’s customary to say goodbye to the past year and look ahead to the opportunities and challenges of the next. In keeping with this theme, Inside Market Data asks vendors what they expect to drive or hinder innovation in the…

Utility Models: SmartStream Discusses Reconciliations

Dr. Darryl Twiggs, head of product at SmartStream Technologies, discusses the changing role of reconciliations as a process, and how new technologies are affecting its evolution within the back-office environment. Interview by James Rundle

EidoSearch Predicts Predictive Shift in 2014

With Big Data and predictive analysis becoming more widely adopted and better understood, David Allen, vice president of sales and marketing at predictive analytics provider EidoSearch, explains why 2014 will be the year that traders "figure out how to…

Euroclear's Groot on Data Utilities

Martijn Groot of post-trade services vendor Euroclear explains how data utilities can help financial firms reduce costs and improve data quality

UBS CTO Correy Voo on Data Sovereignty

Waters' Tim Bourgaize Murray catches up with Correy Voo, CTO for platform services and applied innovation at UBS, at the annual Waters USA conference in New York City.

IRD's Senior Reporter On LEI's Role in EMIR

Nicholas Hamilton discusses how the legal entity identifier can be used to easy the challenges of aggregating large amounts of data when the trade reporting requirements of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation comes into force on February 12

McObject Taps Hillier-Brook to Build UK, European Presence

Issaquah, Wash.-based in-memory database provider McObject has appointed Ian Hillier-Brook as new representative in the UK and Europe, responsible for introducing McObject's eXtreme DB high-performance, in-memory database to financial services firms in…

Getting to Grips with the Details of LEI Standardization

As more pre-local operating units begin to issue pre-legal entity identifiers, the website is performing an important role by providing consolidated files of pre-LEI data. Standards expert Ken Traub tells Nicholas Hamilton how came…

GS1 Consultant on Pre-LEI Consolidated File Project

Ken Traub of GS1 explains how the not-for-profit standards body and a consortium of three other organizations are helping the industry by making consolidated files of pre-legal entity identifier data and statistics on the data available on the…