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Who’s Who at SIFMA Tech 2014

This year a varied range of new faces from Big Data players to communications and cloud services providers will exhibit at the annual SIFMA Technology...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 13 Jun 2014


NAFIS 2014: ‘Compliance Consumer' is Drain on Data Resources, Users Say

End-user firms are feeling the pressure of not just complying with new regulations, but also of meeting the data management burden to support compliance, making experienced market data staff and business analysts ever-more valuable, said panelists at...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 23 May 2014


NAFIS 2014: Rising Volumes Present New Analytics Challenges

As market data volumes in the US continue to grow, firms are coming under increasing pressure to modernize their data infrastructures and respond quickly and cost effectively to new requirements for data analytics, according to a panel at this week's...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 23 May 2014


NAFIS 2014: Niche Data Proliferation Poses Cost Challenges

Though the number of major data vendors has consolidated considerably over the past 15 years, a growing number of niche suppliers is making it tougher for market data professionals to manage data licensing, and making it even more important to maintain...

Inside Market Data | News | Organization & Management | 23 May 2014


NAFIS 2014: Cloud's Security Concerns Continue to Outweigh Cost Savings

Firms can deliver significant cost savings by moving their data infrastructures into the cloud, but concerns over security--as well as mistrust of services providers for whom capital markets are not their primary focus--are holding back migration, according...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 May 2014


NAFIS 2014: HFT, Managed Services, OTC Derivatives Top Data Industry Trends, Says Aite's Weiss

Market data professionals should be prepared to take the heat for high-frequency trading (HFT), warned David Weiss, senior analyst at Research firm Aite Group, during his speech on current trends in market data at Inside Market Data and Inside Reference...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 23 May 2014


IMD/IRD Awards 2014 - Vote Now!

Voting for the 2014 Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards is now open at events.insidemarketdata.com/awards.

Inside Market Data | News | Awards & Rankings | 10 Mar 2014


APFIC Panelists: Big Data Presents Big Challenges in Asia

Big Data remains a big challenge for financial firms to derive value from around the world, but may prove an even bigger challenge in Asia-Pacific as a result of local idiosyncrasies that could make it harder to take advantage of Big Data analysis, according...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 08 Nov 2013


APFIC Panel: In Buy-vs-Build Debate, Vendor Value is Key

Data sourcing professionals at financial firms want to see vendors focus less on entrenching themselves via long-term deals to retain business and more on winning and earning business through innovation and competitive pricing─though vendors say they...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 08 Nov 2013


Panel: Grasp Opportunities of Regulatory Complexities

The raft of current and upcoming regulations is creating opportunities as well as challenges for trading and investment firms in the Asia-Pacific region, though many outside of the largest firms are still not prepared for the data complexities and challenges...

Inside Market Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 08 Nov 2013

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