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November 15, 2017
I’m just back from the AP P2P conference where hundreds of professionals gathered to talk about the latest trends and technologies in the accounts payable and procure-to-pay (P2P) space. What was clear from chatting with many of the delegates is that there are still many companies working on... Read More »
November 10, 2017
Despite the clear benefits of using a data analytics tool in audits, many auditors have still not embraced the technology. For a recent report titled, ‘Barriers and Enablers to Auditors Accepting Generalized Audit Software’, ISACA surveyed almost 300 auditors who use generalized audit software (GAS... Read More »
November 7, 2017
The global fight against financial crime When it comes to laundering money or moving funds to finance terrorism, criminals aren’t particular about the countries they funnel cash through. Any opportunity to move illicit funds will be found and the failure in controls exploited. Recognizing that... Read More »
November 1, 2017
To keep up with regulations and adaptive criminals, money services businesses (MSBs) must continually evolve their anti-fraud and anti-money laundering (AML) processes. A successful anti-fraud and AML compliance program is dependent on identifying the objectives of the program, implementing key... Read More »
October 31, 2017
All organizations, no matter their size or number of employees, must carefully oversee their purchasing card (P-Card) and travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses. Even just one employee can do thousands of dollars’ worth of damage, and quickly. Here are some recent news stories that are... Read More »
October 25, 2017
Q: I have a file with sales transaction information and I want to find out how many customers we only had one sale to. What’s the best way to do this in IDEA? A: You can do this several different ways in IDEA. The first is to perform a summary, an extraction and finally a join. If we use your... Read More »
October 20, 2017
Once upon a time, money services businesses (MSBs) could be lax about diligently fulfilling anti-money laundering (AML) requirements. Regulators were much more interested in the banking sector, and focused their attention on cracking down on the failures of those businesses. But times are changing... Read More »
October 17, 2017
Fraud is unfortunately a constant fixture in news and media today. Here is a quick rundown of some recent stories that have drawn our attention. United Kingdom Three former executives with retail giant Tesco are currently on trial for fraud by false accounting and fraud by abuse of position. The... Read More »
October 11, 2017
Customer risk ratings (CRR) was a hot topic at the ACAMS Annual AML and Financial Crime Conference that garnered many discussions both in and out of the plenary session. As mentioned in my blog about the keynote session, a customer rating based on one category, such as country, is not adequate. Two... Read More »
October 5, 2017
Kronos is a leader in Workforce Management solutions that enable tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. CaseWare Analytics recently interviewed Bistra Dimitrova, MBA, CIA, CRMA and Manager... Read More »

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