Using AI and Analytics in Government Program Expenditure Management
Webinar Series: Part 3

Plan for Success

Moving from Concept to Proof to Production in Government 


About the webinar

Across industries we see public and private sector programs that have experimented with analytics, AI and Machine Learning but have struggled to get to production and fully operationalize the positive efforts of proactive detection. 

Join the third part of our four part webinar series where we will show the importance of your overall operating model and guidance on how to plan for broad scale deployment.  

In addition, we will show through demonstration, the importance of practices, roles and technology that support the investigative processes. Investigator (or inspectors) are an essential part of the overall proactive lifecycle and are often forgotten in broad scale business process planning. 

In this webinar, we will:

  • Demonstrate the importance of your overall operating model 
  • Provide guidance on how to plan for broad scale deployment 
  • Explore the importance of practices, roles and technology that support the investigative process  

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Discover More of the Webinar Series

The Value of Proactive Analytics to Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse Across Government

Let’s Learn from the Industry - Successful Practices in Data and Analytics in Government

  Making Your Case and Selling Your Ideas -                     Hear from the Experts                                           

About the Experts

Amanda Holden
National Executive, Fraud & Security Intelligence
SAS Canada

Amanda is a technology, fraud and operations leader with 25+ years of experience in financial services and a focus on data, analytics and operational excellence. Amanda is a proven leader and facilitator of business-technology strategies and partnerships.  

In her current role as a National Executive for Fraud & Security Intelligence for SAS, Amanda is responsible for driving business development and go-to-market strategies for SAS Fraud and AML products and services. As a leader and evangelist, Amanda is focused on finding solutions to customers’ financial crimes, loss and AML problems. She is passionate about data & analytics and the role they play in reducing financial crimes in Canada.

Amanda is the Executive Sponsor for the SAS Women in Analytics Network and a longtime supporter of empowering girls and women in STEM programs. She is a mother of one son and is proud to call herself a “geek” - rarely far from the many tools, technologies and gadgets that she enjoys in life and in business.

Wesley Girdharry
Sr. Solutions Specialist, Fraud & Security Intelligence, Customer Advisory
SAS Canada

With over 15 years in the industry, Wesley’s focus is on leveraging technology to solve business problems for customers particularly in the fields of fraud, regulatory compliance, and continuous monitoring. He works primarily with customers in Financial Services and Government including Healthcare and Public Safety/Security.  Using Advanced Analytics with AI and ML, he helps customers design and implement solutions that leverage data improving their efficiency and effectiveness. 

After beginning his career as a solutions architect, building solutions in the healthcare field, he then spent 8 years in technical consulting designing, leading, and working on large scale implementations of enterprise solutions.  During his time at SAS he has designed and implemented solutions for typologies such as procurement fraud, application fraud, benefits fraud, insurance fraud, insider threat, anti-money laundering, customer due diligence, intelligence gathering, and law enforcement.