Data Management Trends in Capital Markets

Three of capital markets firms’ top four data architecture challenges involve integrating, cleansing, normalizing, and transforming data.

London, 1 April 2021 – Capital markets firms are under intense client, regulatory, and business pressure to transform the way they operate. But a lack of investment in data architecture and experts in enterprise-level data strategy has left firms with data silos and legacy infrastructure that fail to deliver in a world where the volume and velocity of data have increased exponentially and business decisions need to be based on analytics. A lack of investment in data architecture can, therefore, result in significant challenges to a firm’s future growth and competitive edge.

This report is the first in a series that focuses on broader trends around data management and current challenges. Focusing on the state of data management efforts at buy-side and sell-side institutions, it is based on conversations with executives at 19 global capital markets firms who have knowledge of their firm’s data architecture and data management strategies.

This 35-page Impact Report contains 16 figures and one table. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report, the corresponding charts, and the Executive Impact Deck.

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