Data Governance Needed for Effective Compliance

Interesting article in FundFire recently regarding compliance.   Apparently, there is between a 25% and 40% rate of error in the coding of compliance rules within the typical investment management firm.   If true, this is indeed a “shocking” statistic as the title of the article effectively conveys.  In delving deeper into the article, however, it seems […]

The Concept of “Wide Data” and How it Directly Applies to the Typical Investment Manager

“True insight lies at the intersection of different data sets.” Great article last week on networkworld discussing the concept of “Wide Data” as opposed to Big Data. What’s the difference?   Unlike “Big” Data, “Wide” Data applies to the typical organization that is more often concerned with tying together data from disparate sources, often a wide […]

Big Data:  Disruptive Technology?

While discovering new trading and investment opportunities and managing risk are some of the more lofty goals surrounding big data technology, there are much more practical applications for big data that truly relate to “conversations with clients.”