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New regulations and a new business environment have many financial institutions overhauling existing risk management practices. The SAS Risk Management Knowledge Exchange, a dynamic collection of research, thought-leadership articles and techniques can help you plan and execute with confidence.
NEWS
Accenture, SAS Enhance BI Services Capabilities »
To meet growing demand, Accenture plans to expand its business intelligence capabilities with SAS. Accenture plans to expand its SAS business intelligence capabilities and technology solutions for vertical markets, including financial services, health care, retail and others.
Insurers Improve Risk Analysis, Capital Calculations »
The financial crisis, economic downturn and soft global market have insurers clamoring to improve transparency and financial performance. SAS Risk Management for Insurance is designed to help insurers assess risks better, and can be used in tandem with other analysis software.
SAS Helps SquareTwo Financial Recover Charged-Off Assets Through Better Data Analysis »
SquareTwo Financial’s business is data-driven, so the firm can gain a significant advantage by using powerful analytics to turn internal and external data into accurate business information in real time.
FRAUD & FINANCIAL CRIMES
You Become the Hunter, and They Become the Prey »
Is it even possible to reduce fraud? After all, today’s fraudsters are smart, global, networked and high tech. Read these comments from experts Chris Swecker, corporate security expert and former Assistant Director of the FBI, and Rex Pruitt, a Business Analyst at PREMIER Bankcard LLC.
Los Angeles County Using SAS® Software to Uncover Child Care Benefits Fraud »
A warning to public assistance fraudsters in Los Angeles County: There’s a new sheriff in town. LA County is using SAS Analytics to identify fraudulent activities, enhance investigations and prevent improper payments to those who would take advantage of the system.
SAS Helps Revenue Departments Boost Collections, Compliance »
For nearly 30 years, SAS has helped state and local departments of revenue (DOR) increase tax revenue collection, fight fraud and inform policy decisions. Built on the SAS® Business Analytics Framework, the easily deployed SAS for Government Tax Audits and SAS for Government Tax Collections will help agencies improve tax collection and auditing.
EVENTS
Ri$kMinds 2010
May 10-13
Boston
F2010
June 7-8
Cary, NC
The Premier Business Leadership Series
June 21-23
Berlin
SAS Forum ANZ 2010
Aug. 12
Sydney
A2010
Sept. 2-3
Copenhagen, Denmark
M2010
Oct. 25-26
Las Vegas
GOVERNANCE, RISK, COMPLIANCE
Better Risk Rating Models »
Banks use statistical risk rating models extensively to guide a wide range of decision processes associated with loan origination, account management and portfolio performance analysis. Find out how Canadian bank CIBC developed better risk rating models.
Comprehensive Risk Assessment Is Near »
David Wallace, Global Financial Services Marketing Manager at SAS, and Alliant Credit Union CFO Mona Leung discuss SAS Risk Management for Banking. According to Leung, Alliant could use SAS to run simulations and quantify credit, market and ALM risk to understand the risk on future capital.
Recalculating Risk: The New Rules of Risk Management »
Union Bank of California Vice President of Operational Risk, Greg Jones, speaks with Bank Systems & Technology about the bank’s recent upgrade of its credit risk program, which included building a statistical model for calculating capital adequacy using SAS analytical software.
TRAINING
Development of Credit Scoring Applications Using SAS Enterprise Miner »
Learn to build a credit scorecard, from start to finish, using SAS Enterprise Miner and the methodology recommended by leading credit and financial experts.
Predictive Modeling Using Logistic Regression »
This course covers predictive modeling using SAS/STAT software with emphasis on the LOGISTIC procedure. It will also discuss selecting variables, assessing models, treating missing values and using efficiency techniques for massive data sets.
TECHNICAL
Improving the Defense Lines: The Future of Fraud Detection in Insurance »
This paper evaluates a comprehensive framework to protect against fraud combining results from text analysis, social networks and artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of fraud risk models and maintain an easily implemented and interpreted design.
Finding Optimal EOD Cash Allocation with SAS® »
At a bank, excess or inadequate cash can be harmful. Read this case study about ICICI Bank's optimal cash allocation plan that minimizes expected end-of-the-day cash holding.
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