Investment Banking

How You’ll Know You Still Have a Data Quality Problem

The dashboards might be (mostly) green, the regulatory reports are being filed ok, but you’re looking around you and you’ve got a nagging feeling all is still not well with your data. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. In this blog we’ve taken a look at some of the most influential factors that indicate you’ve got …

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UK FinTech Mission to Austria & Switzerland

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In late January, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and Scottish Development International (SDI) organised a unique setting for exchange and discussion on the latest trends, demands and solutions in finance and banking, insurance and investment between UK FinTechs and Swiss and Austrian organisations.  Datactics is proud to be one of 37 UK tech firms that were selected across …

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3 Steps To Create A Data-Driven Culture: How To Empower Everyone To Be A Data Citizen

As we all know the amount of data in all areas of life is growing rapidly. At the same time, complaints from business teams about the poor quality of data are on the rise. This escalation in negativity is no good for anybody! So where should business and data leaders start to confront this problem? …

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Three Unexpected Benefits Of Cleaning Your Data

“I just can’t rely on the data being good enough”… it’s so often the cry of the frustrated business user. Nobody is doubting the ambitions of business teams when it comes to doing more with their data, but being hampered by duplication, inconsistencies and gaps really takes the wind out of their sails. Is it …

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Data Quality, Didn’t We Do That Already?

Many data management professionals have some form of tooling or platform to support their business initiatives but often find it hard to get buy-in for why they still need to invest time and resources in this area. In a recent post by data management blogger Henrik Liliendahl on the passing of Larry English, he refers …

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How are Investment Banks responding to industry changes?

how are investment banks responding to industry change

Even with the recent positive news of vaccine trials, COVID-19 is impacting the financial services industry and causing investment banking firms to act.  Some banks are seeking to sell off failing operations and are changing their focus to business areas that are recording strong profits, such as asset management. Goldman Sachs has been investing in new technology to keep up with the changing demands of the industry; JPMorgan in contrast …

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What is the outlook for Investment Banks?

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Investment banking is seeing its historical profit centres eroded by technology and regulations. Core processes are now being automated. Investment banks are becoming smaller and leaner in their approach. The current pandemic has brought the need to keep up with innovation but still capitalise on the opportunities COVID-19 has brought. We can safely say that …

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Easy Ideas To Get Your People Excited About Data Quality

With Statista.com reporting that 59 zetabytes of data has been captured, created, copied and consumed worldwide since 2010, it’s easy to see the problems that arise when even a fraction of this is incorrect.  The chaos that can – and does – arise can seem totally insurmountable, creating a problem that’s as unappealing to solve as it is difficult. It can also make …

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3 Easy Ways To Give Your Data A Check-Up

Being able to trust your data is critically important to every business, especially when even the smallest slip-up in data quality can cause big problems further down the line. Getting your data booked in for a check-up, therefore, is just as important! In the same way that you know when you’re not feeling totally on …

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