Posts Tagged ‘Big Data’

So You Wanna Do Compliance Analytics…

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Earlier this week I eavesdropped on a webcast hosted by Financial Executives International, talking about how data analytics continues to march its way into the heart of auditing. Almost every compliance officer would say that analytics is marching its way into corporate compliance as well, but let’s be honest—the audit world is ahead of the…

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Conducting Risk Assessments in a Big Data Future

Last week I came across a gem of a post over on ACL’s in-house blog, about the future of internal audit. One of the senior executives there, Dan Zitting, was talking about the premium that recruiters now place on audit executives who understand data analytics—to the extreme that one recruiter told Zitting, “Frankly no one…

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More on Useful Compliance Dashboards

Last month I wrote a post about what should be included in a chief compliance officer’s dashboard—that is, which metrics convey the most useful information that helps CCO decision-making. The column was heavily circulated on LinkedIn and I received great ideas from compliance professionals, so today we’re going to have a follow-up based on those…

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Recommended Reading for Big Data & GRC

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Yes, technology moves fast, but sometimes you come across an old chestnut of guidance about tech that still applies today. That happened to me as I stumbled across a collection of essays about Big Data that offer a bundle of insight about how to use Big Data and cloud computing for better GRC management. The…

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What Goes on a Compliance Dashboard?

The email arrived earlier this week from my friend the Vendor. He and his team are working on a proposal for a client, he told me: a dashboard application, driven by Big Data analytics, that would sit on the desktop of a chief compliance officer or general counsel. So if that dashboard were going to…

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Keeping Your Compliance Bearings in Big Data World

Corporate compliance officers have another agency firing warning shots across the bow these days: the Federal Trade Commission, which has shared more of its thinking recently about how businesses should handle Big Data. Last week the FTC published a 35-page report looking at that various ways a firm could get into trouble by using Big…

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