advanced data preparation tools

How Advanced Data Preparation Tools Help Meet Compliance Requirements

Regulatory stress tests are among the most powerful tools to determine whether large banks have adequate capital to withstand the impact of adverse economic and market conditions. At the same time, banks are under increasing pressure to control the costs associated with soaring regulatory and compliance requirements – costs that strain their operating budgets. Consequently, […]

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The Importance of Agile ETL in a Post-Brexit World

Many businesses in the United Kingdom will still be responsible for complying with recently introduced European Union data protection rules despite the UK’s historic vote to leave the EU, a decision dubbed “Brexit” (British exit). UK businesses will be subject to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect in April 2018. […]

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The Agile Solution For Successful Analytics Centers of Excellence

Analytics centers of excellence (CoEs) are becoming increasingly important as organizations aim towards transforming into the vaunted data-driven enterprise. However, building an analytics CoE is much easier said than done. Without the right vision and preparation, business leaders are likely to find themselves with an analytics CoE that is chronically underfunded, underutilized, and underwhelming. We […]

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Data Analytics Helps Financial Firms Manage Compliance

In today’s global marketplace, banks are under increasing pressure to keep up with constantly shifting regulatory requirements. However, despite hiring thousands and thousands of risk and compliance personnel, financial services firms just can’t seem to keep their heads above water as they are being hit with additional waves of new regulations. To help compliance officers […]

How to Create an Agile Analytics Environment

To rapidly adapt to market changes in productive and cost-effective ways, organizations worldwide must adopt more data-driven agile approaches to business. But that’s not always an easy proposition given “existing technology investments, constant technological evolution, and lingering cultural obstacles,” according to an article in InformationWeek. Businesses understand that if they want to succeed in today’s […]

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Lavastorm and Qlik Offer Easy-to-Use, Integrated Analytic Applications

Qlik Sense, one of the most popular visualization tools in the world, allows users to create personalized, interactive data visualizations, reports and dashboards from multiple data sources with drag-and-drop ease. Lavastorm, the leading Agile Analytics company, powers enterprise-grade business applications with agile analytics to empower businesses to quickly, easily and accurately build applications at scale, across […]