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

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

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