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Data Management 101

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James KiplingQuantrix - Guildford

Beautiful visualisations are worthless without good data

22 September 2017  |  3410 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There are a number of challenges business leaders face when it comes to good financial planning – with concerns around business agility, inefficient reporting and long budget cycles all standing in the way of quality decision making. In a recent CFO survey, shockingly, more than 50% of CFOs said it took them longer than three months to complete a b...

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Andrew QuartermaineACI Worldwide - Paris

Drowning in Data? Or Thirsty for More? Omni-Channel’s Biggest Challenge

02 August 2017  |  3859 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is no doubt that retailers recognize the value of knowing their customers better. Whatever the merchant sector, geography, or business model, understanding customer buying habits, payment and channel preferences, and satisfaction levels can drive sales, boost customer loyalty and raise revenues. But, in the ever-changing world of the omni-ch...

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Data Lakes May be Failing Banks, but it Doesn’t Need to be This Way

23 May 2017  |  9753 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The reality for many banks is that data lakes are becoming data swamps, with business users unable to access the large volumes of machine-generated, clickstream, and externally generated data that liv...

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Anand Sampathkumar
Anand SampathkumarStandard Chartered Bank - Chennai

Swear by the four letter word

07 October 2015  |  3324 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The last decade brought out the importance of service as a differentiator. It is important to ride the technology growth to provide differentiators in products & services. The reference of “Inform...

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Brian Sentance
Brian SentanceXenomorph - New York

NoSQL Document Database - Manhattan MarkLogic

17 July 2014  |  3389 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Bit late in posting this up, but given I did something about RainStor I thought I should write up my attendance at a MarkLogic event day in downtown Manhattan from several weeks back - their NoSQL da...

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Brian Sentance
Brian SentanceXenomorph - New York

Regulation and data retention - PRMIA

17 April 2014  |  2980 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The New York Chapter of PRMIA hosted "Regulatory, Compliance, and Risk Data Technology Challenges" at Credit Suisse's offices in New York, last Thursday 10th April. Abraham Thomas introduce...

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Amir Halfon
Amir HalfonProduct Strategy Advisory - New York

The Case for Semantic Technology in Financial Services

14 April 2014  |  7168 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In my last post I discussed some of the common use cases of non-relational database technology within our industry. This time I’d like to turn to the use of a specific kind of non-relational technolog...

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Brian Sentance
Brian SentanceXenomorph - New York

When Big Data is not Big Understanding

08 April 2014  |  3302 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Good article from Tim Harford (he of the enjoyable "Undercover Economist" books) in the FT last week called "Big data: are we making a big mistake". Tim injects some healthy reali...

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Brian Sentance
Brian SentanceXenomorph - New York

PRMIA on Securities Financing and Money Market Funds

25 March 2014  |  4851 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I went along to this PRMIA event on Thursday evening hosted by Credit Suisse and sponsored by Acacia Capital. Viktoria Baklanova introduced the panel with Joseph Tenaga as MC for the panel and very q...

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Marc Murphy
Marc MurphyFenergo - London

FATCA - a continuous data management process

17 January 2013  |  4816 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The FATCA regulations have been widely tipped to be arriving very soon. However, multiple date changes so far for final FATCA regulations have created a huge amount of uncertainty in the market, which...

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