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David Rogers

David Rogers, Global Risk, SAS

David Rogers is Global Product Marketing Manager in Risk at SAS. He works closely with global SAS strategists, product and program managers and liaises with customers, partners and industry analysts to ensure that SAS understands the developing risk management market. His areas of expertise include delivery of enterprise risk management solutions and architectures and financial services data integration and reporting.

David.Rogers@suk.sas.com

5 focus areas for successful stress testing

Stress tests

Stress testing is not new to the risk world. But the increased complexity, expected frequency and firm-wide nature of scenarios present new challenges. That being said, to deliver a successful stress testing program, there are five key areas you should address.

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Holiday analytics … How to avoid paying for a “computer glitch”

Analytics

How do you protect the organization from risk if the numbers aren’t right? Gut feel may protect you when you are in total control of the process, but when there are many people and systems included, the risk factors increase in complexity. Analytics can help drive profitability, manage risk and achieve compliance with confidence.

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Risk regulation: Ship shape?

David Rogers

Banks and their regulators struggle to agree on a level of regulation that provides a suitable operating framework for a successful and profitable business without endangering the economic well being of the state and its citizens. But is more regulation the way to move forward safely?

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Executive views on accountability

Too big to fail

Viewers from the outside may not fully appreciate or understand these complexities of banking in the 21st century. But is complexity a defense for a perceived unwillingness to change? The 2012 EIU report on accountability in financial services has uncovered how C-level executives view their responsibilities – beyond maximising profits.

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Finding the accountability balance

Too big to fail

The Economist Business Unit (EIU) survey reveals that the financial services industry is still struggling to balance short-term, bottom-line results with longer-term and wider societal goals.

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State of risk management, data

Data for risk management - 2012

When you take a look back over 2011, what will be the the stand out memory? Will it be the struggles in Greece and the other Eurozone countries to restructure their debt? How about the new regulatory changes or the new regulatory bodies in the US? David Rogers, SAS, says that many of these old problems caused by one overriding issue – data. What will you be doing about data in 2012?

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Four reasons data needs a Board’s eye view

David Rogers

Financial institutions worldwide have begun to realize that data isn’t an operational issue reserved for the IT department; instead it should be considered an asset with fundamental strategic importance. Find out why data has risen to become a board-level issue.

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