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How Alternative Data is Paving the Way for the Future of Investment Management

Many hedge fund managers to mutual funds — and even private equity managers — are turning to alternative data to pave the way for the future of investment management. SparkCognition contends that alternative data has the power to improve valuation of securities and ramp up clarity of the investment process. Download the new report, “Alternative Data for Investment Management,” courtesy of SparkCognition, to learn more about how alt data and machine learning is changing the future of investment management.

Alternative Data for Investment Management

From hedge fund managers to mutual funds and even private equity managers, alternative data has the power to improve valuation of securities and boost the clarity of the investment process.  Techniques like natural language processing and machine learning allow organizations to better capitalize on alternative data. These technologies enable processing of large, heterogenous, and unstructured sets at an extremely fast rate. A new report from SparkCognition explores the challenges for alternative data adoption, how to overcome them, and explores the potential of automation.