At last week’s Virtual Data Management Summit, the A-Team’s CEO Angela Wilbraham sat down for a Q&A on all things data quality and unlocking data value with our Head of Sales Kieran Seaward.
Topics covered in this interview are:
– The biggest issues in data management right now (0:31)
– Why data quality is such a significant issue in the current climate (3:00)
– The impact of AI on the landscape of data quality, especially in AML & KYC (5:13)
– Being optimistic on the outlook for 2020 (8:25)
The Data Management Summit explores how financial institutions are shifting from defensive to offensive data management strategies, to improve operational efficiency and revenue-enhancing opportunities.
Putting the business lens on data and deep-diving into the data management capabilities needed to deliver on business outcomes.
- Shifting from defensive to offensive – aligning data with business strategy for revenue optimisation and operational efficiency
- Establishing trust – Embedding data ethics into your data strategy
- How to turn data lineage from a regulatory response into a business advantage
- Reviewing the regulatory landscape and future of regulatory reporting in Europe
- Migrating to the cloud to create new capabilities for the business
- The promise and potential of AI
- Unlocking Data Value
- Client onboarding – how developments in tech and automation can help optimise entity data management and improve KYC
- DataOps methodology – why its the next big thing and significant for financial services”
A natural communicator, Kieran Seaward has over 15 years’ experience in technical sales, including at First Derivatives, across a wide range of ERP, data and automation solutions. Kieran is rightly known for forming strong and lasting customer relationships. He began his career by undertaking a BSc (Hons) degree in Technology and Design from Ulster University.
Having won numerous awards in his sales role in jewellery, it didn’t take long for Kieran to realise he had a skill for sales – as he grew in his expertise and his patter, he ended up in Datactics. One of the most exciting things about his role is that there is a huge amount of enlightenment brought to clients. He enjoys working towards solving a real issue and offering the client a solution that will transform the way they view data.