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Inquiry Response: Standards And Guidelines For Systems And Tools

Oct 18, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re looking for guidance about how we can create a set of standards and guidelines for use of systems and tools. Our data scientists and analysts are drifting away from expectations of how aspects of the environment should be used.

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Inquiry Response: Moving Beyond Membership Analytics

By Steve Stone, Jun 28, 2021

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Inquiry:

We have extensive loyalty club data and perform extensive membership analytics. What should we be thinking about when it comes to data monetization? What types of data governance are necessary for our current state? Beyond membership analytics, what are some common use cases we should consider focusing on next?

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Inquiry Response: Data Collection For The Digital User Experience

By Cory Underwood, Jun 21, 2021

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Inquiry:

We are focusing on improving our digital user experience and would like to speak with someone who can help us better understand what data is available for us to collect at this point in time.

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Inquiry Response: Maintaining Data Integrity and User Flexibility

By Tarush Aggarwal, May 10, 2021

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Inquiry:

We are working to improve data management across the enterprise. How can we ensure data integrity while still allowing flexibility? We have a central team with analysts in the business units too.

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Inquiry Response: Challenges With Using IBM Cloud With Google Cloud

Apr 19, 2021

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Inquiry:

We’re trying to stand up IBM Cloud Pak and will add Google Cloud Platform (GCP) later on. In order for it to work, IBM Cloud Pak needs to play well with both Hadoop and GCP. We’ve encountered a lot of issues connecting everything together. Is this normal? What can we do since we’re committed to the IBM Cloud Pak now?

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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

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 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

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?

Response:

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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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