Category: Industry Solutions

February 14, 2017 - Paul Lashmet

RegTech: Alternative Data for Regulatory Compliance

Standard data sets are wanting when it comes to using analytics to get a jump on the competition.  When everyone is essentially using the same data, it gets harder and harder to identify new opportunities.  There is a need for unique or alternative data sets that, by themselves or in conjunction with standard data, will…

January 26, 2017 - Paul Lashmet

A Front End for Data-Driven Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory compliance continues to permeate more broadly and deeply into the daily functions of financial services organizations. This post describes the concept of digital packaging and why we must reevaluate the front end capabilities of any data-driven regulatory compliance program. Robust and Defensible: Requiring a Deeper and Broader Burden of Proof Financial regulators expect that…

October 21, 2016 - Sreejith Karuthody

U.S. Dept. of Commerce Accelerates National Data Innovation

Arcadia Data is honored to be selected by the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) to participate in their joint venture partners (JVPs) program. Over the last decade, as originally pointed out by Clive Humby, Big Data has become the new “oil” of the private sector. In parallel, with initiatives such as Data.gov,…

September 30, 2016 - David Fishman

Navigating the Big Data Storm in Financial Trade Surveillance

Water metaphors are nothing new in financial markets, from liquidity to ‘dark pools.’ But to understand the impact of Big Data in finance, the data lake is at best an understatement. Tsunami is more like it. Public news of compute errors and flash crash volatility notwithstanding, the day-to-day workings of capital markets and the global…

September 19, 2016 - Susan Rojo

Financial Services’s Big Data Secret Weapon

Is Hadoop the secret weapon to lead the financial services marketplace to turning big data into profit? The last ten years have seen Hadoop move from storage cost killer to contender for the next do-or-die platform in financial services. Financial Services technology organizations have used Hadoop for problems as varied as advanced risk management, operational data stores, compliance, consumer…