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Oct 31, 2019

How a golden data set can help overcome common data challenges

How do you infuse data into your day-to-day business? In a recent webinar, The Data Age—How data can drive decisions at all levels of an organization, Alastair Hewitt, Director, CORE-Sightline and Lyndsay Noble, Director, Data Science explored what goes into creating a “Golden Data Set,” and how organizations can use that information in a strategic way.

Oct 3, 2019

The data age: how data can drive decisions at all levels of an organization

When it comes to technology adoption and data, early adopters and innovators have a competitive advantage. SS&C’s webinar, The Data Age: How Data Can Drive Decisions at all Levels of an Organization covers how data impacts the decision-making process for alternative and asset management firms.

Apr 25, 2018

Trends that are rewriting the future for asset managers

My first time at SXSW in Austin, Texas last month provided a number of stimulating and thought-provoking takeaways for asset managers. Most of the sessions I attended were in the “Intelligent Future” track and focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and new technologies which are embedding intelligence in every part of our lives.

Jan 26, 2018

Big data vs. bad data

According to a well-known proverb, “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” In the world of asset management, making an investment decision based on half the facts or incomplete understanding can have alarming consequences. However, with the emergence of big data and advances in technology enabling faster and more comprehensive analytics, many believe it will provide managers with unparalleled amounts of information, facilitating better performance. Or will it?

Oct 5, 2016

Black Diamond Named Leading Account Aggregation Technology

Last week the Black Diamond team joined over 400 attendees from 60 companies at the 2016 Wealthmanagement.com Industry Awards in New York City. Everyone there was vying for key recognition for their platforms, programs, technology, and products that help advisors better do their jobs for clients. With nearly 500 nominations to narrow down, the judging panel named 120 finalists from technology providers, asset managers, broker-dealers, custodians, compliance firms, financing companies, ...

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