Managing data governance in a year unlike any other

on Dec 14, 2020

2020 has been a year unlike any in living memory with Covid-19, directly and indirectly, affecting every person on the planet. The repercussions of the pandemic have had an immeasurable effect on almost every person and organisation across the globe. The pandemic is changing the dynamics of how we operate as businesses. This displacement reveals the widening cracks in an organisation’s data strategy, as knowledge of company data and processes is walking out of the door. Businesses taking action with a renewed effort on Data Governance and Data Management will gain a head start in a post-pandemic world.

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Topics: Data Lineage, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Management, Covid19, Data Visualisation, Working from home

25 years on, what did the Barings Bank crash teach us?

on Oct 30, 2020

Back in 1995, a young Futures Trader Nick Leeson was working in Singapore on arbitrage trading on the main Tokyo index – the Nikkei 250 - for Barings Bank when he fraudulently hid massive financial losses from the bank in both London and Singapore. The losses incurred by the 200-year-old bank were estimated at $1.3 billion in unauthorised trades.

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Topics: Data Lineage, Data Governance, Data Quality, Data Management, Data Visualisation

SMCR: Empowering Ownership, Accountability and Governance

on Jul 15, 2020

After working for the leasing division of Barclays for 11 years, it was very strange to move from an established process of working, to join the ‘dark side’; a start-up software company selling trading software back to Banks. It was an exciting time, as financial services organisations were going through dramatic change and adopting new technology and practises. 

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Topics: Regulatory Compliance, Data Lineage, Metadata Management, Data Quality, Data Management, Regulatory Lineage, Management Responsibilities Map, SMCR, FCA, Data Visualisation, Regulatory Reporting, Transparency, Senior Managers, Data Control, EUDA, Data Ownership, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint

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