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

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

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