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SAS Helps Royal Bank of Canada Avoid $15 Million in Credit Fraud Loss »
Royal Bank of Canada wanted a way to reduce losses by detecting fraudulent mortgages, loans and credit lines before they cost the bank money. Using SAS 9.2 and SAS/STAT RBC avoided millions in credit fraud losses, with a low false-positive ratio indicating minimal hindrance to legitimate, valid customers - within the first year!
NEWS
New SAS® Software Supports GRC »
SAS for GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) includes existing and planned software offerings to tackle the three parts of GRC, all built on a flexible and integrated business analytics framework to maximize return on investment and ease adoption of an organization’s GRC approach.
Survey: Drastic Risk Management Reform Underway »
Only one-third of the financial services executives, in a recent global survey, think the principles of risk management in financial services organizations remain sound, and are confident that policy-makers can formulate an effective response to the economic crisis.
After the Storm »
A global survey of 334 executives by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of SAS reveals that only one-third of respondents think that risk management principles in financial services remain sound. Read this paper to learn more about how financial organizations are approaching risk management as a result of the financial crisis.
The Role of Business Analytics in Meeting Banking Priorities »
Executives responsible for putting banking on a safer, more promising footing need to ensure they do so armed with the right facts and analysis. The SAS Business Analytics Framework offers firms the ability to plan and strengthen their organizational strategies.
Knowledge Management Challenges Fraud »
One component of risk management that appears in many industries is the detection and prevention of fraud. Read about ways financial institutions, healthcare insurance companies and government institutions are detecting and reducing fraud with SAS® Social Network Analysis.
TRAINING
Measure Profit Performance Using SAS® Profitability Management »
This course covers key concepts, builds a profitability model and generates dynamic reports. In addition to model design techniques and validation, you’ll cover advanced reporting, including identifying alternative SAS tools for analyzing SAS Profitability Management data.
Learn Data Mining Techniques »
Learn to make data mining techniques work for you. Course presented by leading experts Michael Berry or Gordon Linoff and offered in Boston; Philadelphia; Cary, NC; and at M2009.
EVENTS
Risky Business: The Devolution of Risk Management
On Demand
The Case for Investing in Business Analytics Technology
On Demand
Trade Finance Risk Profiling: Mitigating Trade-Based Money Laundering
On Demand
The Premier Business Leadership Series
Aug. 5
Singapore
Oct. 27-29
Las Vegas 
5th Annual Terrorism Financing, Money Laundering Forum
Sept. 16-17
Cary, NC
NAFCU 2009 Regulatory and Compliance Seminar
Oct. 19-22
Charleston, SC
TALKING POINTS
Watching Where You Misstep »
Software is a great tool to help institutions analyze risks including, swings in commodity prices and foreign-currency rates, but risk-management systems are only as effective as the type and quality of data that goes into them, says David Rogers of SAS.
The Data Asset: How Smart Companies Govern Their Data for Business Success »
Certain critical assets are considered in business planning, but often data is overlooked by executives, boards of directors, or strategic planners. Tony Fisher, President and CEO of Dataflux, provides guidance for building the business case for data quality and data governance.
Stop! Business Analytics Can Ruin Your Company’s Reputation »
Analyzing customer data can produce some interesting results. Ellen Joyner, Global Financial Services Marketing Manager for SAS, urges financial institutions to use customer data to enhance the trusted advisor relationship thus building a solid customer base.
RESOURCES
Creating KPI Dashboards Using SAS® Enterprise Guide 4.2 »
Beginning with SAS 9.2, using a new SAS/GRAPH® procedure called PROC GKPI, you can create key performance indicator (KPI) charts. This sample includes sample code, examples of the output and installation instructions.
Risk-Based Portfolio Optimization Using SAS® »
Due to recent economic turbulence, risk management has become increasingly critical to the decision-making process. A risk-based profitability strategy, using SAS Risk Management solutions, can maximize portfolio return, minimize asset and liability mismatch, and reduce capital requirements.
Linking Risk Management Systems to Front, Middle Offices in Capital Markets Firms »
Anticipated regulatory changes will demand more transparency from capital markets firms. This can be delivered more readily while gaining a competitive advantage by creating a model and scenario library that links the front office, middle office and risk management teams.
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