EDC & AXON IMPLEMENTATION AT GLOBAL ASSET MANAGER

  • 70+ years in business
  • 600+ investment professionals
  • 35 countries with offices
  • 9,700+ employees worldwide
  • $712.3B in assets under management
  • One of the world’s largest and most trusted names in asset management
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Business Need

Enable semantic search for key indexes, index performance, fund performance, geographic, demographic, and market data

Serve a broad group of stakeholders including Quants, data science teams, data stewards, and data management

Centralize management of enterprise-wide “data dictionary”

Challenge

Complex data environment across applications, cloud data lake, and databases including:

– 17 external datasets including uncategorized third party data from sources such as MSCI, Bloomberg, and Federal Reserve

– 184 tables

– 8M+ variables

– 3.0B+ rows

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Solution & Results

Installed, configured, and tested EDC and Axon

Scanned and profiled all data and enabled technical metadata in EDC

Enabled semantic search in Axon

Simplified, automated search for related information, scanning all data sources without regard to format or location

Enabled client to track data lineage, perform data profiling search data, and view data quality scores