Research

LDTI Should Spell Opportunity

By Naxine Chang, Robert Morison, Mar 24, 2021

Complying with the Long-Duration Targeted Improvements standard presents major challenges to the business processes and information systems of insurance companies. At the same time, it offers them the opportunity to make rapid progress in modernizing those processes and systems to deliver management insight of unprecedented value. To explore the two sides of the LDTI coin, IIA interviewed Naxine Chang, FSA, MAAA, North America Insurance Strategy Head at SAS Institute.

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Inquiry Response: Graph Database For Customer Data

By IIA Expert, Mar 22, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re building our own customer data platform and are considering a graph database to handle a 360-degree view of the customer. Would a graph database be beneficial and also scalable for us?

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Inquiry Response: Getting Started With Data Discovery And Protection

By IIA Expert, Peter Kapur, Feb 15, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re getting started with data governance and are wondering how to go about data security. Is there an effective and efficient solution to tag and control access to sensitive data?

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Inquiry Response: Graph Databases for Customer Data Complexity

By IIA Expert, Feb 08, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re developing a customer data platform and are challenged by the wide variety of ways our customers interact with us. How are other organizations trying to solve this problem?

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Fighting Money Laundering with Intelligent Automation

By Christopher Ghenne, Beth Herron, David Stewart, Robert Morison, Feb 08, 2021

The world of money laundering and other financial crimes – and they do span the globe – continues to reshape rapidly. The amount of money laundered is estimated at between 2 and 5 percent of global GDP. The midpoint of that range has over $3 trillion in illicit funds moving annually through the financial services industry. That’s several million dollars a minute. If the money laundering “industry” were a country, it would have the fourth or fifth largest GDP in the world…Today, continuous and sometimes radical improvement has become a business imperative. Institutions must rethink and accelerate their processes, become both more efficient and more nimble, and react faster to the changing schemes of financial crime.

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Inquiry Response: A Case Against Lift-And-Shift Migration To Cloud

By IIA Expert, Feb 01, 2021

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Inquiry:

To achieve cost optimizations, we’re about to migrate to the cloud using a lift-and-shift method. This seems to be the easiest way for us to make the move. What do you think?

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Inquiry Response: Analytics for B2B2C E-Commerce

By IIA Expert, Jan 25, 2021

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Inquiry:

We are relying more and more on digital B2B2C to reach our consumers. As we ramp up e-commerce, how can we apply analytics and what kind of investment should we make? What did you do in your company?

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Inquiry Response: Foundations For A Digital Customer Experience

By IIA Expert, Jan 18, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re developing an advanced digital customer experience strategy that needs to be able to support B2B, B2C, and B2B2C. What should we look out for as we prepare our organization and our data for this evolution?

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Inquiry Response: Tips For Ingesting Data Into New Platform

By IIA Expert, Jan 18, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re in the process of ingesting data into our cloud data platform. What should we be thinking about? Do we need a central data governance team to make this work?

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Value and Opportunity: An Executive Guide to Procurement Integrity

By JEN DUNHAM, Laurent Colombant, Robert Morison, Jan 13, 2021

Procurement Integrity (PI) represents a broader problem and bigger opportunity than most businesses recognize. Comprehensive PI programs continuously validate purchasing transactions, using data and analytics to trace patterns, spot anomalies, and reduce fraud, waste, and abuse. The problems uncovered range from occasional opportunistic fraud to ongoing organized fraud, from duplicate invoices and other improper payments to regular kickbacks, from conflicts of interest to ongoing collusion with suppliers. Continuous monitoring of anomalies in procurement and supplier due diligence processes reveal potential problems, including data issues and process breaches, and help focus the efforts of audit and other investigative staff.

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