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Improved Speed, Accuracy, Automation from Big Data Lenders »
Credit lending is a fast-paced business relying on large amounts of customer and transaction data. Premier Bankcard uses analytics to predict and model customer data, and detect fraud. Rex Pruitt, Manager of MIS Profitability and Risk Requirements, tells how high-performance analytics can help meet the challenges of today's financial industry.
NEWS
SAS® Enterprise GRC Speeds Risk Management, Compliance Decision-Making »
With the latest version of SAS Enterprise GRC, compliance officers can build confidence faster and with greater ease. Enhancements include better workflow capabilities, more personalized menu options and more control over the comprehensive GRC program view.
SAS in Leaders Quadrant of Magic Quadrant for CRM Multichannel Campaign Management »
This places SAS among vendors that Gartner says "consistently do considerably better in overall campaign management performance for basic and advanced campaigns, and for integration with e-marketing.
SAS Lands Risk Management Technology Award »
The Banker, a premier international banking and finance publication and resource, has presented SAS with the Risk Management Technology award in the Innovation in Banking Technology Awards 2012 on the strength of its SAS® Risk Management for Banking solution.
BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS
Turkish Bank Gives New Twist to Free Toaster »
The giveaway is a classic marketing tactic. In Turkey, Yapi Kredi's retail banking customers who select the "oak" group of products can have an oak tree planted in their honor. More than clever marketing – the approach was based on analyzing what customers they wanted to reach and how to reach them. The results? Retail bank revenues are up 43 percent.
Are Your Segmentation Strategies Outdated? »
A new research report from BAI reveals substantial flaws in current segmentation strategies and shares valuable information that will help banks capitalize on significant cross and up-sell opportunities that are now being missed.
INSURANCE
Microinsurance – Why Simpler May Be Better »
Today's insurer could benefit from the lessons of the past when dealing with Generation Y. Stuart Rose says this generation will probably buy insurance without benefit of agent advice – learn why he thinks simple it better.
Cross-Border No-Fault Fraud »
North American fraudsters are now exporting their 'best' practices to our neighbors in the north. Ontario has a mixed no-fault and tort insurance system with superb benefits that fraudsters are capitalizing on. Read James Ruotolo post to learn how insurers are battling this influx.
Data Management and Solvency II »
This white paper explains the importance of data management in helping companies respond appropriately to Solvency II, identifies where data management fits into the Solvency II regulations and details how SAS can not only help you comply with regulations, but take it to the next level by providing incremental benefits.
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ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT
HBR Insight Center »
The HBR Insight Center, sponsored by SAS, highlights emerging thinking around today's most important topics.We'll discuss individual, group and systemic behaviors that may put your company at risk.
Billy Beane: Analytics Levels the Playing Field »
Sometimes, the greatest risk is doing nothing. That was the case for the Oakland A's when Billy Beane became General Manager. His answer was to break from tradition, look at the data differently and apply analytics to the problem.
Five Ways to Apply Predictive Analytics in Risk Management »
Olivia Rudd, Predictive Analytics Expert and Principal at OLIVIAGroup, has pulled together five key applications where financial services firms can excel by implementing predictive analytics to their risk management practices.
FRAUD & FINANCIAL CRIMES
Remote Banking is Hot »
Derek Wylde, Head of Group Fraud Risk, HSBC Group, discusses the latest trends in fraud detection and prevention and the move to mobile banking. What do these trends mean and how can you protect your customer in real-time?
Follow the Money »
John Cassara, former intelligence officer and Treasury Department special agent, talks about the value of analytics in countering trade-based money laundering.
TRAINING
Credit Score Development, Implementation »
Naeem Siddiqi, author of Credit Risk Scorecards, teaches a two-day class that will take you through the entire credit risk scorecard development process from start to finish. Locations include New York and San Francisco.
Forecasting Using SAS® Forecast Server Software. »
Bring more value to your organization with training in one of the hottest analytical applications today – forecasting. Learn to generate large volumes of forecasts automatically using the SAS Forecast Studio interactive interface.
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