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Bridging the Trust Gap in Data Analytics

Nov 2, 2016 |

Do you trust your analytics? If you’re like most executives, you pledge allegiance to the power of data and analytics to produce insights and guide intelligent decision-making. However, there’s a big gap between what analytic decision-makers publicly declare about their analytics, and what they privately believe, a new KPMG survey suggests. Read more…

Financial Statements Now Audited by Big Data

Sep 22, 2016 |

Investors around the world rely on financial statements to determine whether they should buy or sell equities. But how can they know if those statements are accurate? Now auditing firms like KPMG are using the power of big data analytics to get a clearer picture of a firm’s financial health, and to identify potential fraud. Read more…

How Auto Insurers Detect and Use Your Driving ‘Fingerprint’

Jul 26, 2016 |

You may not know it, but the way you drive is unique–sort of like a fingerprint. How fast you drive, how tight you turn, and how long you idle in the driveway before hitting the road all help to identify you from others on the road. Read more…

Survey: Data Analytics Falls Short in Detecting Fraud

May 26, 2016 |

The growing list of technologies being used in the cat-and-mouse game of detecting financial fraud apparently does not include data analytics, according to new study.

KPMG, the corporate consulting firm, reported this week that its global survey of about 750 “fraudster” Read more…

Investors Await Clearer Big Data Strategies

Feb 1, 2016 |

Institutional investors and financial market analysts are bullish about the value of data analytics, according to a recent survey by financial advisor KPMG, but are still waiting to see how it can create a competitive advantage for early adopters. Read more…

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