February 8, 2013, FTF News

On another front, we foresee a new push for enterprise-wide control of data that can help firms get around the walls and barriers of internal data and business silos (page 13). While this is not as sexy as Big Data trend, it is a major change for many firms as they struggle to better use data across their enterprises and still meet the demands of regulatory requirements such as cleared and executed over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. New data links can also pave the way for innovative connections among front, middle- and back-office systems.