SAS Financial News

Posted: 9/13/2017



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Analytics Experience

Analytics Experience 2017 (Sept. 18-20, Washington, DC)

Tap into the best and brightest analytical minds at Analytics Experience 2017 and discover how you can be the catalyst to boost growth, capture markets and spur digital transformation. Presentations include Analytics and the Blockchain, Applying Text Analytics and Machine Learning to Assess Consumer Financial Complaints, GDPR Compliance, and so much more.


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Stop contract and procurement fraud

Having any anti-fraud policies and practices can deter fraud and ensure more procurement integrity. Even if you can’t afford a sophisticated analytics system, you can prevent much loss simply by applying good practices. Whatever tools and processes are in place now, there’s always the opportunity to evolve to a higher level for earlier and more accurate detection – for more high-value alerts and fewer false positives.




CECL: Do not neglect the fundamentals

The release of the FASB’s CECL standard has started the countdown toward compliance, and financial institutions have begun addressing the myriad issues ahead. Firms that proactively implement a CECL process that’s controlled, efficient, collaborative and sustainable will find themselves with a competitive advantage over time. The long-term benefits of a holistic approach are multifaceted, and this paper explains the best development strategy.


Fraud Analytics with SAS: Special Collection

SAS® Press e-book: Fraud Analytics With SAS®

Strategies in fraud detection are quickly moving away from siloed approaches into a more proactive and holistic approach with data analytics. SAS software provides many techniques to monitor in real time and investigate your data, and several SAS Global Forum papers demonstrate how to use them. In this free collection, we introduce you to the topics and let you sample what each has to offer.




Risk management learning path

SAS Analytics skills are the most valuable to have in today's job market. For risk management, we offer a sequence of courses to learn enterprise stress testing, credit risk management, governance and compliance, and insurance risk management. The path even includes an e-learning course that shows you how to develop credit risk models in the context of the recent Basel II and Basel III guidelines.



Top 5 prepaid card fraud scams

The margin for prepaid cards is slim, so it’s particularly important to root out the scams. Customers with prepaid cards have a false sense of security since their cards aren’t tied to their bank accounts. Addressing this kind of fraud helps ensure a good experience for the prepaid card customer and safeguards your organizational reputation. In this article, we provide some tips for combating and mitigating prepaid card fraud.



Business Survival Analysis Using SAS®: An Introduction to Lifetime Probabilities

Business Survival Analysis Using SAS®: An Introduction to Lifetime Probabilities

This new SAS book by Jorge Ribeiro is written for analysts, forecasters, econometricians and modelers who work in marketing or credit risk and have little SAS modeling experience. It builds on a foundation of SAS code that works in any survival model and features numerous annotated graphs, coefficients, and statistics linked to real business situations and data sets.



Fraud detection using descriptive, predictive and social network analytics

This course shows how learning fraud patterns from historical data can be used to fight fraud through supervised and unsupervised learning and social network learning. The techniques can be applied across a wide variety of fraud applications, such as insurance fraud, credit card fraud, anti-money laundering, health care fraud, telecommunications fraud, click fraud, tax evasion and counterfeiting.