Redefining the Banking and Financial Industry

INDUSTRY

Big Data has, in recent years, become an ever more important part of how businesses operate in a number of different industries, yet despite this, the banking and finance industry (“FI”) has been slow to fully embrace the multitude of technologies available to them. Thankfully, there are signs that the industry is slowly starting to…

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Internal auditors urged to look at emerging risks

INDUSTRY

The IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) has urged auditors not to be deterred by regulatory reforms, but instead to give extra scrutiny to risk in the areas that will be affected. A report compiled by the IIA found that whilst 66% of internal audit leaders held concerns regarding reputation risk due to faulty communications; only 9% provide…

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Why you shouldn’t use Excel for your Data Analytics

INDUSTRY

Nowadays organisations of all sizes are appreciating the value and importance of big data to a number of different departments within their business, from human resources all the way through to internal audit. But this new-found appreciation for data analytics does not automatically lead to a new-found understanding of just which tools are the best…

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