Data Lineage and Traceability: Using Data to Improve your DataBlog Post

This blog post by Xenomorph CEO Brian Sentance is entitled Data Lineage and Traceability: Using Data to Improve your Data and was originally published on Data Management Review. Enterprise Data Management (EDM) is, to state the obvious, a data-centric process (the clue is in the name!). But while financial institutions have placed evermore emphasis on […]

The Data Management Challenges of FRTBBlog Post

This article by Xenomorph CEO Brian Sentance is entitled Data Management Challenges of FRTB and was originally published in the October 2016 issue of PRMIA’s Intelligent Risk magazine. The Basel Committee’s Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) initially placed the spotlight on rising market risk capital charges and their impact on bank trading operations. […]

Enterprise Data Management (EDM) for the Whole EnterpriseBlog Post

One of the central tenets of EDM is that it should promote trust and confidence in a firm’s data assets by applying a consistent approach to assuring data quality. However, in order to achieve that goal (particularly with regards to consistency), it is important that EDM teams can service all of their stakeholders’ data requirements—from […]

NoSQL and Data Management – More on MarkLogicBlog Post

It has been a couple of years since I last caught up with MarkLogic (click here for 2014 event blog post) and their brand of NoSQL database so given some of my colleagues recent work with NoSQL databases I thought I would have a catch up at their event in London this week. Many of […]

Data Validation and Cleansing: How Do You Prioritise What To Fix First?Blog Post

Data validation and cleansing is a methodical discipline. Start with a set of rules (or tests) to identify anomalies. For example, if a data item hasn’t changed (and is possibly stale); if it has changed beyond typical norms (and is possibly an error); or if two sources differ in their value for the same item […]

Data Management Summit London – 5th May 2016Blog Post

We had a great day meeting new faces and old friends at the Data Management Summit in London organised by the A-Team. Borrowing from another interpretation of EDM – electronic dance music – we raffled off a pair of Dr Dre Beats headphones, with the lucky winner being Sally Hinds (pictured below enjoying her own […]

Enterprise Analytics: the visual merger of EDM and BIBlog Post

A LinkedIn post on the merger of BI and EDM:

PRMIA and GFT event on FRTBBlog Post

Good event last night from PRMIA London and GFT on FRTB. Seems like lots to be done with the biggest changes to market risk regulation since the advent of VaR. There are some tweets from the evening covering the Internal Model Approach (IMA), Standardised Approach (SA) and PnL attribution if you click here or paste into your […]

TheLongSentance – A little self-publication can go a long way…Blog Post

Following the lead from my friend Josh Feldmuth with his “Thursday Thought” posts on LinkedIn, I thought I would take a break from the world of Enterprise Data Management and financial markets to put down a few musings on people and management at work. I hope that 20 years of managing a software company has […]

Disruptive Innovation from DataArtBlog Post

I attended a great event by DataArt yesterday evening at Armourers Hall in London – some of the main points from the panel can be found on Twitter via #DataArtFRT    


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