Teradata Financial Services Data Model

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"[Logical] data models are key to successful risk management for financial institutions."

Sam Harris, "Avoid the Pitfalls", Teradata Magazine, 2009 , Creating a Data-Driven Advantage in Financial Services

Basel III, IAS, the pressure on revenue and costs, and increased risk of doing business demand an integrated view of your business’s performance. The continued convergence of banks and insurance companies, the rise of new technologies, and changing customer needs and demands has combined to create a marketplace where customer knowledge gives you a true competitive advantage.

Teradata Financial Services Data Model (FSDM) is an integrated, cross-functional model that provides an enterprise-wide view of data. It’s a comprehensive, flexible blueprint of how your data is organized and provides structure that allows you to manage your information. Working with Teradata Financial Services Data Integration Roadmap, Teradata Financial Services Data Model is easily extendable by adding entities or sets of attributes to help you avoid costly re-designs.

Features & Benefits

Financial Services Data Model subject areas provide a single-source view into financial and risk management data that can help deliver cost savings across your business in areas including:

  • Improved consolidated reporting
  • Reduced external audit fees
  • Improved product pricing
  • Improved campaign ROI

Financial Services Data Model can benefit several areas of your business, including:

  • Customer management
  • Operations management
  • Risk management
  • Finance and performance management
  • Claims management

Primary Components

Teradata Financial Services Data Model is the only integrated data model that supports retail and commercial banking, brokerage, investment, charge card and insurance in one integrated data model. It provides:

  • A single source of information based on detailed data that enables detailed analysis
  • Support for front and back office securities trading activities and institutional investment contracts that can affect risk exposure
  • Information around the financial management subledgers in addition to the general ledger
  • Helps support risk management initiatives, including specific information for the Basel III Capital Accord
  • Better, faster decisions from deeper analysis of financial performance across all channels of your business
  • A holistic view into financial and risk management data that can help improve practices and free up reserves for investment opportunities
  • Enhanced structures to support anti-money-laundering and enterprise risk management for insurance
  • Enhanced data modeling by ensuring you’ve covered all necessary areas before implementing your data warehouse
  • Predefined physical data modeling components to speed the transformation to a physical database design
  • Insight into cross-channel activities

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