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ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: REINVENTING THE DATA EVALUATION AND ACQUISITION PROCESS

How can you gain instant access to alternative datasets?

In 2020, the financial world is struggling with data overload. More and more datasets and data providers are coming to market, but the resources firms have to scout and evaluate them aren't keeping pace. With this in mind, we set out to build a solution that would make the data evaluation process less daunting.

FactSet Data Exploration on Microsoft Azure gives you instant access to alternative and financial datasets, plus the tools to build investment applications, in a fully hosted environment.

 

Watch this 20 minute on-demand webcast to learn how you can:

  • Discover content, alongside programming and data visualization tools, in a single location.
  • Instantly gain access to data in a cloud-based environment, reducing investment in costly IT implementation and infrastructure.
  • Analyze ideas and derive value quicker with an ever-expanding catalog of premium data.

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Speakers

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Drake Bushnell

VP, Director, Data & Solutions

FactSet

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Christopher Thomas

SVP, Senior Director of Data Feed Sales

FactSet

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Drake Bushnell

VP, Director, Data & Solutions | FactSet

Mr. Drake Bushnell is a Director of Data & Solutions at FactSet within the content and technology solutions group focusing on data integration and analysis. He and his team aim to reduce the burden associated with evaluating and integrating new content by solving for common challenges such as symbology reconciliation, and accelerating the discovery process by exposing detailed analysis and sample code. He joined FactSet in 2007 as a Consultant. Throughout his career, he has built extensive experience working with data and technology solutions across a variety of investment workflows. Mr. Bushnell earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Richmond.

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Christopher Thomas

SVP, Senior Director of Data Feed Sales | FactSet

Mr. Christopher Thomas is SVP, Senior Director of Data Feed Sales at FactSet. In this role, he manages the global content and technology solutions sales team focusing mainly on quantitative strategies and more generally, data consumption within asset management firms. Throughout his career, he has built extensive experience working with API and feed solutions across a variety of workflows in Asset Management, Wealth Management, Insurance, Pension Funds, Corporates, and Brokerage firms across the Americas. Mr. Thomas earned a BS in Marketing and Business Law from Penn State University.

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