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Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK

Risk data aggregation and risk reporting for financial services

Ben Sharma (Zaloni)
16:35–17:15 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Hadoop use cases
Location: Capital Suite 10/11 Level: Intermediate
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Prerequisite knowledge

Attendees should be familiar with Hadoop, risk data aggregation, and risk reporting.


Risk data aggregation and risk reporting (RDARR) is critical to compliance in financial services. Big data expert Ben Sharma explores multiple use cases to demonstrate how organizations in the financial services industry are building big data lakes that deliver the necessary components for risk data aggregation and risk reporting.

Topics include:

  • Agreeing on critical data elements (CDEs)
  • Identifying data owners
  • Establishing processes to ingest new data into the big data lake
  • Managing data lineage
  • Improving data quality
  • Creating data-sharing agreements
  • Governing risk models
  • Governing end-user computing (EUC)
  • Hardening data security
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Ben Sharma


Ben Sharma is founder and CEO of Zaloni. Ben is a passionate technologist with experience in solutions architecture and service delivery of big data, analytics, and enterprise infrastructure solutions and expertise ranging from development to production deployment in a wide array of technologies, including Hadoop, HBase, databases, virtualization, and storage. Previously, he held technology leadership positions at NetApp, Fujitsu, and others. Ben is the coauthor of Java in Telecommunications and Architecting Data Lakes. He holds two patents.