“Data that is trapped or underutilized today will be configurable to offer new insights, faster,” promises US central securities depository DTCC in a current overview of “Data strategy & management in financial markets” – impressively condensed into this pdf of only 14 pages.

Data getting more accessible, system interconnections forming a new infrastructure layer, freed up capacity, and more open-source standards … These are four overarching forces that will work their chisel on your data setup over the coming years, or so predicts DTCC in its whitepaper, which you can download here (or find the press release for here).

The paper lists three “enabling foundations” for change: accelerated adoption, a cultural shift towards more collaboration, and growing financial innovation on the back of modern data approaches.