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Using Benford's Law to Detect Fraud

Auditors are continuously looking for new ways to implement stronger and more efficient testing when auditing their clients’ financials. Improvements in testing may allow auditors to focus on certain areas to test, instead of large samples. 322 more words

Internet companies collect your personal data when downloading information/slides/whitepares

Something fishy is going on within the bigger companies, they are looking at you as source of data. Collect as much as possible and analyze it and sell it to any potential customers, part of the Big Data and data analytics I guess. 119 more words


Kellogg's unique approach to data analytics

It’s been a busy few weeks for data analytics at Kellogg. Earlier this month, Professor Florian Zettelmeyer hosted a panel discussion about the topic with prominent alumni at Facebook headquarters… 311 more words


Lost with Big Data? Smaller data can be just as valuable

As mobility and the world becomes more connected, with M2M (Machine to Machine) and the IoT (Internet of Things) also coming into play, an increasing number of businesses are facing data overload. 496 more words


How can Big Data help improve business results

The hype about Big Data is only growing, disrupting the traditional ways many organizations operate. Enterprises along with small and medium sized businesses are wondering about how to make the sense of it all. 419 more words

Big Data

Five actions that you can take if you measure your analytics/business-intelligence solution usage:


In this post, I am going to share five actions that you can take you if measure your analytics/business-intelligence solution usage:

Five actions!

I’ll highly encourage business stakeholders & IT managers to consider measuring the usage of their analytics/business-intelligence solutions. 382 more words

Business Intelligence

Webinar: How Big Data Helped Cut Crime by Nearly a Third in Toledo

This blog post is sponsored by IBM.

It was just a few years ago—June 2011 to be exact—that Toledo saw a 226 percent jump in shootings over that same month in 2009. 159 more words