The premise is that data aggregation is the answer to keeping up with the ever increasing demands of big data. At first glance, this seems like a sound concept but upon further examination, it would not hold up for the needs of an average asset management firm.
There was a lot of press last week surrounding big data. While much of the discussion around big data applies to the sell side, it also applies to the buy side.
It’s no surprise that data management is a big priority for 2012. What seems to separate the U.K. from their U.S. counterparts is that U.K. managers seem to understand the direct and linear connection between data management and being able to accommodate upcoming regulations.