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Aggravation or aggregation: Risk data and compliance »
Based on a recent survey of 27 of the largest global firms, a new report by Lepus Research and SAS provides fresh insight into the challenges, business drivers and investment requirements facing firms as they seek to meet BCBS 239 requirements.
Financial Services
Making a difference with the mass affluent »
Banks are using a careful blend of mass market, branch-based services and specialized expertise to identify and attract the lucrative mass affluent segment. In this BAI Banking Strategies Executive Report, senior bank executives from the top 50 US banks share best practices in marketing to this segment.
Risk
Chartis RiskTech Quadrant for Operational Risk Management »
Chartis considers SAS to be one of the leading technology vendors for operational risk management solutions, with one of the most complete offerings available in the market. Check out this report to see why Chartis named SAS a category leader.
Data quality: The Achilles’ heel of risk management »
High-quality data is essential to implementing effective risk strategies and ensuring compliance. And effective data quality management should be considered a basic requirement for modern-day bank management.
Liquidity risk in regulation and bank control »
What does better liquidity risk management look like? And how can banks accomplish it? Modern information systems for simulating and stress testing liquidity will help banks monitor – and enable early detection of – liquidity risks.
CCAR: An Appraisal of Current Practices »
More stringent standards for capital planning and stress testing are raising issues for banks in five key areas: data structure and validation; risk and financial reconciliation; capital calculation updates; risk reporting; and auditability.
Fraud
CNA saves $7.5 million through analytics-based fraud detection »
Success with five fraud-detection models over the last two-and-a-half years prompts CNA Insurance to take things a step further.
Rethink customer due diligence (CDD) »
Given recently enacted compliance laws like the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, there's never been a better time to re-examine your current CDD processes and enabling technology. Here's what you need to know.
Insurance
Five ways insurers can expand analytics use »
Expanding analytics beyond the traditional applications of risk assessment and pricing can give you a big competitive advantage. But how can you get other business units, like underwriting, to adopt this technology?
Collision avoidance systems can decrease accidents 40 percent, suggests preliminary research findings »
Analytical tools, such as collision avoidance systems, hold great promise for changing the insurance business as we know it by boosting profitability, reducing costs and even protecting lives.
Training
Credit Risk Modeling Using SAS® »
Build high-performing credit risk models and achieve compliance with confidence.
Credit Scorecard Development and Implementation »
Naeem Siddiqi, author of Credit Risk Scorecards, will take you through the entire credit risk scorecard development process from start to finish.
Books
Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning: Value Creation for Business Leaders and Practitioners »
Learn how to harness the power of high performance computing architectures and data mining, text analytics, and machine learning algorithms. This book includes an extensive case study of a large, U.S. based financial services company.
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