Asset managers are increasingly integrating alternative data into their investment processes. Having some “secret sauce” is essential to financial firms in the highly competitive, post-2008 environment.

Because financial institutions all tap into the same public data, keeping a competitive edge demands deriving proprietary information—in the form of custom descriptors—from that data. These are the building blocks that power analytic strategies for asset managers and quant traders.

Paradigm4 is working with several financial markets customers using complex, diverse data to stay ahead of their competition. They’ve adopted SciDB, our radically new database for Financial Markets.