Risk Management Solutions

Enterprise Stress Testing

Identify opportunities and risks using scenario-based analysis, including stress testing.

How SAS® Supports Enterprise Stress Testing

A comprehensive solution, focusing on integration, orchestration, workflows and governance.

While stress testing has primarily served as a vehicle for bank supervision, scenario-based analytics is emerging as a valuable tool for capital planning and strategic business management at financial institutions. SAS offers a comprehensive solution for scenario analysis that addresses the entire stress test production cycle and provides the ability to bring risk and finance numbers together into a single view.

Configurable workflows & centralized orchestration

  • An embedded workflow engine lets you specify tasks, timelines and approval paths.
  • Centralized status monitoring enables you to track progress against plans, provide approvals, and include attachments and comments for each step.
  • Centralized scenario management lets you import, export, store and change scenarios easily.
  • Our solution includes configurable portfolio segmentation and business evolution plans.

Powerful data management with integrated governance & controls

  • Preconfigured data quality rules are mapped to BCBS239 principles.
  • A controlled, centralized model library automatically documents all changes to data and facilitates model control by enabling all models to be versioned and searched.
  • The solution lets you promote models from development to production, as well as archive previous model versions.
  • Security management capabilities protect project data, models, scenarios, hierarchies and configuration.

High-performance, adaptive architecture

  • High-performance, in-database/in-memory execution enables timely, on-demand simulations, analysis and decisions.
  • The solution scales to the size and complexity of your institution, up to the largest and most complex global enterprises, and is designed to adapt to changing business needs and market requirements.

Why choose SAS for enterprise stress testing?

SAS provides a comprehensive, integrated stress testing environment that can adapt to changing business needs and market requirements.

Significantly shorten cycle times

Produce results faster and become more responsive and influential to business decision making. Deepen analysis over a wider range of scenarios in less time.

Align stress tests with internal capital planning

Ensure consistency and alignment across internal budgeting and forecasting exercises, and with capital distribution and growth plans.

Integrate risk analytics

Stress testing is just one of multiple SAS offerings that sit on top of an integrated risk and finance platform that also includes components for CECL/IFRS9, ALM and model risk management.

Customer Success

Working Smarter With Enterprise Stress Testing From SAS

  • Successfully navigating uncertain scenarios with advanced simulations and 'stress-proof' models

    Digital bank Banca Progetto relies on predictive analytics and a cloud-first approach from SAS to mitigate risk, better serve clients and plan for the future.

  • Turning stress testing into a competitive advantage

    One of the most highly rated banks in the world, Standard Chartered uses SAS to meet stress-testing requirements and assess the effect of crisis scenarios on its future P&L and balance sheet.

    RiskTech100® Awards

    Chartis Names SAS a Winner in Seven Categories

    Chartis RiskTech 100 2024 Award logo
    Chartis RiskTech 100 2024 AI in Banking Award logo

    Continuing its march up the world’s foremost ranking of the Top 100 risk management and compliance technology providers, SAS bested seven technology award categories, including AI for Banking, Balance Sheet Risk Management, Behavioural Modelling, Enterprise Stress Testing, IFRS 9, Model Risk Management, and Risk & Finance Integration.