PLATFORMS: Current hardware platform is Sun Sparc 20/Solaris. Also runs on HP/UX and IBM/AIX.

PROBLEM SOLVED: A financial services institution specializing in retail and institutional investments and brokerage services developed a global securities data warehouse. They wanted to consolidate their investment in numerous external market data feeds as well as integrate existing "systems of record" for their financial instrument data. Many of the market feeds and corporate databases supply equivalent information about the same financial instrument. The critical success factor was identifying the highest quality data source for each type of instrument. We identified and resolved issues with conflicting data and business rules implicit in data structures and uncovered problems with undocumented data that may never have been discovered until the system was ready to go into production.

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