Officials say FISD's standards efforts will encourage and support broader adoption of alternative data among firms that have previously not had the resources to take advantage of new alt datasets.
Just as there’s always money to be made from doing dirty jobs, there are opportunities around dirty data—especially in industries that are only now beginning to appreciate the value of being data-driven.
As FISD has made it easier for data professionals working remotely to complete its FIA certification, Tradition has taken the opportunity to put its global data sales team through the certification process.
Data licensing agreements remain a source of contention for the industry, as suppliers look to differentiate offerings via disruptive pricing structures.
Explosive interest in the alternative data sector is driving FISD membership growth as demand to participate in its alternative data group soars.
WatersTechnology summarizes how fintech and data trade bodies are responding to the Coronavirus pandemic on behalf of their members.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
The new interest group will help provide collaboration, networking, and mentoring opportunities for women seeking to advance their careers in the data industry.
With alternative data on every firm’s agenda, Max looks at efforts designed to make it easier to integrate new data sources into investment strategies, and why standards for alternative data represent an important step forward.
Alternative data holds great promise as a leading indicator of alpha. But in response to firms struggling with the data science aspects of integrating the data, various industry participants are pursuing new initiatives to make it more accessible,…
Joseph has spent 20 years in strategic communications roles at industry associations, including the Consumer Technology Association and Biotech Industry Organization.
In the spirit of giving, Refinitiv's head of regulatory and market structure shares which regulations he's keeping an eye on in 2019.
The importance of data is rising in regulatory circles, Swinburne told WFIC attendees.
Besides satellite, Internet of Things, and social media, firms are looking for commodities and ESG datasets.
Raskin says he plans to continue making life "less complicated" for market participants.
Panelists say current market data licensing practices are stuck in the past, and should evolve along similar lines to the music industry, which has dealt with similar intellectual property challenges.
Data practitioners have long bemoaned the lack of professional training and standards around data management—especially for those who may unwittingly incur expensive penalties if they don’t abide by licensing policies. Now that industry association…
For the biggest World Financial Information Conference in the event's history, organizers bank on a live themes concept.
The first Level 2 module will focus on data licensing, aimed at a broad range of industry professionals, especially developers, who need to be aware of the limitations and costs associated with the data they use.
Officials say Hafeez's experience of dealing with different industry participants will serve him well in addressing the concerns of FISD constituents from different market segments.
A key component of MiFID II is a pan-European consolidated tape. Yet the regulators' preferred option of an industry-led solution has yet to appear.
The FIA program has achieved a 76 percent pass rate over its four years to date.
ICE beat other finalists Bolsa Mexicana de Valores and Nasdaq.
Whether dealing with utility startups or commercial offerings, should you throw your weight behind making something a "standard," or back alternatives in the spirit of healthy competition?