Dec 6, 2016 4:22:46 PM
With a mountain of transactional data, streaming feeds of real-time market data, and an influx of third party information available, the financial services sector has long been ripe with opportunity for insight. While the advanced analytical techniques in use are the most visible aspect of generating insight, activities to organize, access, cleanse, and govern data are absolutely critical in developing an underpinning of valuable data. Companies these days, particularly in the financial services sector, are responding with their wallets. When it comes to spending, technology leaders need to make sure the infrastructure is robust and scalable, the environment and the data are secure and reliable, and the users are armed with the tools and applications required for their jobs. With those pieces in place, organizations typically then turn to analytics as a way to move from automation to optimization. Essentially, the tremendous amount of data created from these modern IT environments contains nuggets of wisdom that can be extracted with the right tools, and more importantly, the right data-driven mindset.