TURNING BIG DATA INTO BIG VALUE

A lot of enterprises have already invested a lot of money in Big Data. But how are these investments panning out? Not so well according to Gartner, who estimates a failure rate of close to 60 percent.

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3 QUESTIONS FOR THE CEO

In a recent Inc. magazine article, 6 Easily Adaptable Habits of Highly Effective Managers, Attivio CEO Stephen Baker discussed constant coaching as key to his leadership role.

I followed Inc.’s lead and interviewed Stephen, but instead of discussing management, I asked about what’s happening in Attivio’s market space and the role we are playing.

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AML AT THE CROSSROADS

Crossing the ‘Compliance Gap’

My last two posts highlighted both a recent change and a long-standing challenge.  That no fewer than ten thousand Investment advisory firms face AML regulation – where the costs of compliance have increased by more than 50% over the last three years – suggests the potential for a messy regulatory train-wreck.   Why are costs spiraling out-of

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AML - A CHALLENGE OF TITANIC PROPORTIONS

Institutions Consistently Underestimate Cost Growth

Between 2011 and 2014, banking respondents to KPMG’s Global Anti-Money Laundering Survey reported an average increase in AML compliance costs of 53%. That average exceeded both their 2011 prediction (40%) and the previous (2007-2011) average of 45%.   In seven years, institutions seem to have made very modest headway in cost-efficiently complying with regulatory changes. Are there reasons and solutions?

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CROSSING THE DATA DISCOVERY CHASM

What stands between your organization and the data insights it needs? Of course, there could be many things: the lack of effective big data analytics tools or adequate data analysis expertise for starters. But what if you have all that and you’re still not getting the kind of business value you’re sure lurks somewhere in your data?

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FASTER, EASIER, MORE INSIGHTFUL BI

A new look at solving old problems 

In 2011, Gartner estimated that between 70 to 80 percent of business intelligence (BI) initiatives don’t live up to expectations. Two years later in 2013, you would hope that figure had improved. And it had some, again according to Gartner.

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LINKING STRUCTURED, UNSTRUCTURED, AND NOSQL DATA VIA TEXT ANALYTICS

Note: This guest post was written by Mike Prorock, Director, Emerging Technologies with Attivio’s partner Bardess Group.Bardess Logo

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US TREASURY PROPOSES TIGHTER AML REQUIREMENTS

SEC-registered investment advisors would have to comply

Banks, mutual fund, insurance and security dealers share an affirmative obligation to comply with anti-laundering regulations by identifying their customers and reporting significant (over $10,000) transactions.

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UBS Issues a Bold Challenge

Inspiring the next generation of financial disruption

UBS isn’t satisfied with having the most innovative institutional investment platform.  If know any “individual entrepreneurs or young companies incorporated on or after 1st January 2010 and with an annual turnover lower than $3m… [who] have received less than $10m in total investment and not more advanced than series A or B funding” – and they’re interested in creating the next financial disruption … read on.

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GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT HERALDS UIA

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Heralds UIA

How Search-Based Applications Are Changing Enterprise Search

Gartner’s 2015 Enterprise Search Magic Quadrant documents the arrival of a new generation of search-based applications – leaving behind the ‘single search box’ and the contextual, but unscalable search app.  With its arrival in the Leader quadrant, Attivio signals the market’s shift to a unified search platform capable of supporting an unl

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