Video: How to Find Value in Alternative Data

Barry Hurewitz, Global Head of UBS Evidence Lab Innovations, UBS | October 09, 2019

Many fundamental investors are struggling to find value in a world that is becoming "over-abundant" with alternative data. Watch the highlights of this presentation, you can also request access to the full video and slides.

Finding Relevant Insights in a Data-Overloaded World

Barry Hurewitz, founder of UBS Evidence Lab, shares findings from extensive research on the investment processes of top investors and the implications on the use of alternative data. He addresses these fundamental questions:

  • How do investors decide what is relevant?
  • When are the best times to generate insights with statistical modeling and when do you use the mosaic theory?
  • What are the best ways to use datasets that don't lend themselves to modeling?

This presentation was held at the RavenPack Research Symposium in New York on September 10, 2019 .

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