Market News – 13Oct2015

  • Goldman Sachs will tweet and post earnings news itself, bypassing business wire services
  • London Stock Exchange to sell Russell Investments to TA Associates for US $1.15 bn
  • Visa to launch threat intelligence portal in partnership with FireEye
  • Saxo Payments looks to serve ecommerce growth with global payments infrastructure
  • A Symphony partner aims to enhance workflow with personalized, relevant data

Regarding Goldman Sachs news, the switch to direct news release will give Goldman Sachs more control over dissemination of its data. The firm had reportedly considered making this type of change for a while, and the increasing use of Twitter for data dissemination helped speed the decision, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started allowing companies to use social media to disclose material corporate information 2 years ago in 2013 and a growing number of other firms have followed suit, including Twitter itself.

Accenture Information Governance Framework to Guide E-Health Investments & Strategy

RESTON, VA; Aug. 12, 2010 – According to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), healthcare organizations planning large investments in e-health solutions face challenges in five interrelated disciplines of information governance – data privacy, confidentiality, security, quality and integrity.

The report, Information Governance: The Foundation for Effective e-Health, details and explores specific targets for the five disciplines and provides an actionable framework that healthcare organizations, such as care providers, insurers, and public health organizations can use to perform a high-level assessment of their current information management situation, challenges and opportunities. The objective is to ensure investments in e-health are supporting strategic goals of increasing efficiency and reducing costs, reducing errors, and improving patient outcomes. The target areas for evaluation explained in the report are: Read more

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