Topic "Financial Services – General"

Financial Services: The Importance of Informatica’s Intelligent Data Management Cloud

Financial services organizations cannot afford to take short cuts when it comes to managing data for their business needs. Whether you are a credit union, a life insurance company, a retail brokerage, or a Global Systemically Important Bank (G-SIB), it is critically important to ensure every business unit, application, and end user has access to... more

2021 Data Management Predictions for Financial Services

The new year brings new challenges and opportunities across the financial services industry as banks, brokerages, and life and P&C insurance companies prepare to enter it with enthusiasm and caution. To help shed some light on what might be in store, I’ve compiled a list of the top predictions in 2021 across financial services:  The... more

Chief Data Officers: A Financial Services Perspective

In my last blog, I wrote about the challenges and opportunities for the four archetypes of data leadership identified in IDC’s state of the chief data officer (CDO) survey [1] commissioned by Informatica. In this blog, I will look at the priorities and challenges reported by chief data officers in the financial services industry. The... more

COVID-19’s Impact on Data Governance and Risk Management Across Financial Services

Managing and monitoring credit, market, liquidity, and operational risk across financial markets was hard enough with ongoing geopolitical tensions, international trade wars, and of course the occasional hurricanes and earthquakes. The current pandemic is forcing chief risk officers and their teams to recalibrate old assumptions and models used to manage and monitor risk. Innovations in... more

Data Governance and Ethics in Today’s AI-Driven Financial Industry

Society is creating and consuming more data than ever, and this tsunami of data promises market, customer and operational insights which financial institutions of all shapes and sizes across the globe must be able to leverage to remain competitive. After all, their customers expect personalized experiences, their employees require self-service access to trusted and timely... more

Why Digital Transformation Needs Customer360

Many Financial Institutions are going through a major Digital Transformation, putting the Customer at the heart of the business has never been more important. With the capabilities of the Customer360 approach driving Digital Transformation, institutions can realize the value of their transformation objectives quickly and provide a platform for sustained future growth. What’s happening around... more

The Role of Data in Mergers and Acquisitions

Merger or Acquisitions (M&A) are still hot topics in 2016, and probably also 2017, so I thought I’d look at the role Data now plays in helping drive value as part of a Merger or Acquisition process. The importance of managing post Merger and Acquisition data It can be argued that the Merger and Acquisitions... more

Big Data in Financial Services: From Buzz Word to Business Benefits

The global financial services industry processes hundreds of billions of transactions daily. From managing ATM withdrawals and insurance policies to administering payments and buying and issuing securities—financial services institutions generate massive volumes of structured and unstructured data. But what good is all this data if it sits in silos, or if it can’t be used... more