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September 17, 2019

The old adage "put junk in, get junk out" is the very reason why, in the year 2019 (the year the original Bladerunner was set let's not forget!) effective data management is still worthy of a news article.

Yes, of course, data management requires data governance. And hu...

September 17, 2019

As you may have surely noticed by the plethora of articles on this site about it; eSM (electronic settlement matching) is high in demand.

Although we at Commodities People towers aren't market participants ourselves even our monthly financial reconciliation processes ar...

September 16, 2019

The "humans vs robots" paradigm is as old as, well, editors using the word paradigm to sound smart.

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Although those who know more about it don't think such things, we do often encounter threats to jobs posed by automation in general by those specifically made by robot...

September 16, 2019

Uniper employs around 11,000 employees. 

Large company eh? The only thing larger to consider is the size of the potential for their data to become too large to manage efficiently.

Perhaps the top 5 tech companies aside, getting the data journey right is certainly a rarit...

September 16, 2019

It's tempting to think about delegation when talking robotics and therefore it's always a popular topic -- science fiction fantasies aside -- when any discussion of automation enters the room.

But, ironically because of its place in popular culture, robotics sometimes m...

September 9, 2019

Automation has been stealing jobs since the industrial revolution and yet we seem to be ever fascinated about the the practical applications of its most potent form (artificial intelligence) to our day jobs.

Those of you who either confident in your abilities to adapt a...

September 9, 2019

Those of us who have had first-hand experience with any form of data management know that the prospect of close-to-perfect data is a myth.

With the disparity in sources, media, size, format etc; getting a "perfect" database is not only a thankless task, but also one whi...

September 9, 2019

You'd think that we were a few decades into the days where adding an "e"(for electronic) was newsworthy - but here we are.

Settlement matching, of course, is understandably quite difficult to simply digitalise and this is precisely what expert in the field, Jens Bartens...

September 5, 2019

See the full ETOT agenda here 

When a company is large enough to encompass several offices, countries and even continents the data it amasses oozes potential.

On the other hand, because of the above factors, the very same data can also be misused at best and utterly wast...

September 3, 2019

See the full ETOT agenda here

Cross-collaboration between different departments in the same company is hard enough, let alone the prospect of doing the same but across different companies.

And yet, in order for a standardisation movement such as that required for the phe...

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