UK organisations that have a well-defined data strategy reported their company's financial performance as substantially ahead of peers in the most recent financial year. The findings emerged from research entitled 'Big data: Forging corporate capabilities for the long-term', a SAS research programme based on a survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
April 5, 2016 - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists used Neo4j, the world's leading graph database technology, to unearth what's hailed as the world's biggest- ever financial leak story.
February 4, 2016 - Given the increase in threats and vulnerabilities introduced to the market on a daily basis, the process of moving company data securely is critical to the role of IT teams. Today, Ipswitch announced the findings of their new surveythat evaluated the current file transfer solutions and policies in place for 555 IT professionals across the globe. The survey found that while IT teams believe secure file transfers are very important to their organizations, they lack the necessary tools to do so.
January 6, 2016 - How data is stored, analyzed and processed is transforming businesses. According to MapR Technologies' CEO and Co-Founder John Schroeder, the industry is in the midst of the biggest change in enterprise computing in decades. Schroeder sees an acceleration in big data deployments, and has crystallized his view of market trends into these five major predictions for 2016.
March 14, 2016 - Results of a new survey of investment management firms reveals that senior management teams are lagging in their use of data for strategic decision-making, resulting in missed business opportunities.
January 19, 2016 - Options, the leading managed service and IT infrastructure provider to the global capital markets, and GoldenSource, the innovator of enterprise data management solutions (EDM), have today announced a partnership to offer a fully managed solution as a joint offering to clients seeking to improve their enterprise data management (EDM) capabilities.
December 16, 2015 - Following extensive, multi-annual negotiations the European Parliament and European Council have reached an agreement on a new General Data Protection Regulation modernising a legal framework which dates back to the 1990s.
March 1, 2016 - INDATA, leading industry provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, today announced the top buy-side priorities for data management and trading following a survey conducted at its 2016 User Conference held on February 24-26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The survey consisted of a variety of US and UK investment management firms including institutional, private client and wealth management.
January 13, 2016 - International Data Corporation (IDC) has completed an in-depth market sizing of the EMEA Big Data infrastructure market focusing on servers, storage, and cloud resources used for Big Data–related activities. These include value creation from merging different data sources, various analytics, log files, and metadata that help identify patterns and generate predictions.
December 14, 2015 - Throughout 2015, the asset management industry has begun a fundamental shift in the way they view and approach data management. After years of increased regulatory and investor demands for heightened transparency, asset management back-office technology and data have become highly fragmented. The recent regulatory push has also driven asset managers to collect volumes of data about their business and investing strategies.
February 9, 2016 - The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), the body responsible for ensuring the operational integrity of the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System, today launched its data quality management program.
January 12, 2016 - Bloomberg has acquired the technology assets of an Australian company capable of scanning enterprises for inappropriate communications in social media, using pattern matching technology.