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4 Sep 2017 No Comments

Machine learning and predictive analytics explained

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke The concept of Big Data is here to stay. Furthermore, as technology advances and computing power and computing speed […]

4 Sep 2017 No Comments

How machine data supports GDPR compliance

In 2012, the European Commission proposed a comprehensive reform of European Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, which established a set of data protection principles that each member state adopted into local law, resulting in a […]

1 Aug 2017 No Comments

Technology deficiencies in the Three Lines of Defence

Since the emergence of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the use of technology in processes related to risks and controls has truly started to take meaningful shape in many organisations. However, when looking […]

1 Aug 2017 No Comments

Is R the Next Generation Programming Language for Big Data?

R has been a fairly popular programming language for nearly 25 years, but it never gained as much traction as C and its predecessors. Despite all its benefits, big data […]

5 Jul 2017 No Comments

Visual and Text Analytics – The Next Step in Auditing and Accounting

Data analytic software designed to assist audit professionals in detecting material mis-statements and fraud has dramatically improved its capabilities in recent years. Growing numbers of practices have invested substantial resources […]

14 Jun 2017 No Comments

How Internal Auditors Can Gain Data Analytics Experience

Internal auditors with data analytics experience are becoming the rock stars of the profession… not only are they in high demand among leading companies and can earn a premium over […]

13 Jun 2017 No Comments

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Turning data into decisions For over 10 years we have been helping organisations make sense of their data. Our expert analysts have the skills, experience and curiosity to see past […]

24 May 2017 No Comments

The 7 biggest data trends for finance in 2017

Big data has already heralded some massive changes in the world of finance, but new technology is pushing new trends for the industry. Anyone in the financial sector, even consumers, […]

23 May 2017 No Comments

Applying data analytics to internal audit

The application of data analytics in internal audit encompasses the use of software to identify significant trends and exceptions in large amounts of data. Such software can be used for basic data analysis, through […]

23 May 2017 No Comments

Data Analytics – time to take action?

Recent times have seen a big surge in interest in data and in particular data analytics.  Data is the modern written word and its volume is ever increasing with servers […]