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Improving Compliance with Data Science

Life sciences organizations face significant challenges with regard to risk management. One solution to minimizing risk may be better “big data” management, including forensic data analytics to mine mountains of data for indicators of fraud or corruption. Competitively speaking, there is immense power in big data...though that must be done with an eye on risk.

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FCPA Compliance Monitoring: Catching the Red Flags

Many organizations overlook their ERP system as a “data-driven” line of defense. It is a transaction-based system that, if properly managed, can assist in preventing corporate failures or capturing illegal activities that can cripple an organization. It’s designed to protect an organization, small or large, private or public, from illegal activity. In the wake of […]

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Continuous Auditing = Continuous Improvement

In recent years, challenges concerning automation, technology risk and operational improvements were often put on the backburner as organizations responded to an all-hands-on-deck need to address Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements. Today, chief audit executives (CAEs), management committees and audit committees are taking action to allocate resources more evenly between compliance audits and operational audits. According […]