Wavelength Podcast Ep. 201: Refinitiv Labs on Unstructured Data

Sanjna Parasrampuria, head of Refinitiv Labs in Asia discusses the technology behind sifting through unstructured data.

Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, and Anthony Malakian, Editor-in-Chief of WatersTechnology, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


To hear the full interview, listen in the player above, or you can click on the download button in the player above.

You can also listen to us on Spotify

This week Sanjna Parasrampuria, head of Refinitiv Labs in Asia, joins Wei-Shen on the podcast to talk about unstructured data and the new SentiMine product.

1:30 – Wei-Shen and Tony talk about Josephine's breaking story on Deutsche Börse exiting its regulatory reporting businesses.

6:00 – Sanjna joins Wei-Shen on the podcast and they discuss the work from home environment Sanjna has experienced in Singapore.

10:00 – Unstructured data can be confusing. Sanjna explains that unstructured data could be categorized as anything that doesn’t fit into a generic Excel spreadsheet.

20:00 – Then, Sanjna talks about being in a position to understand positive and negative sentiment behind unstructured data at Refinitiv. She also discusses the financial strain of a data lake.

24:30 – What are the challenges that unstructured data solution providers face when trying to service clients?

30:00 – They talk about how machine-learning techniques can be implemented on unstructured data.

34:30 – Sanjna explains the technology and thinking behind Refinitiv’s product, SentiMine, which is targeted at investment managers and investment bankers.

43:30 – They discuss when SentiMine will be available to a wider audience.

54:30 – Sanjna takes Wei-Shen through the technology supporting SentiMine.


Sponsored: AI Poised to Transform Reconciliations (SmartStream)


Contact Info: 

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners.

Wei-Shen Wong: + 852 3411 4758;  wei-shen.wong@infopro-digital.com

Anthony Malakian: + 1 646 490 3973; anthony.malakian@infopro-digital.com

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 191: Vendor Due Diligence During the Pandemic

Episode 192: Security and BCP Challenges in a Pandemic

Episode 193: Refinitiv's John Walsh on Alt Data

Episode 194: ITRS Group’s Warren on Capacity Planning

Episode 195: The Challenges of Returning to the Office

Episode 196: Bloomberg’s Gerard Francis, Part 3

Episode 197: A Look at Innovation

Episode 198: DTCC's Peve on DLT

Episode 199: Working Through Covid-19

Episode 200: The Reunion Special

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@waterstechnology.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.waterstechnology.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@waterstechnology.com to find out more.

Waters Wrap: Inside the mind of the CTO

After having one-on-one conversations with eight different senior bank technologists, Anthony explains how these execs look at innovation strategy from a philosophical perspective.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here