The book contains numerous examples of how to perform data analysis to identify risk, uncover fraud, find control weakness, and improve efficiency and effectiveness of business operations. The actual savings from the real-life examples herein totalled more than $1B. In addition, the recommendations resulted in better controls. improved efficiency and effectiveness, reduction of risk, and higher level of assurance.
The test also contains lessons-learned that will help to move you along the learning curve by benefiting from my mistakes and 30+ years of experience performing data analysis.
The examples include analytics in the areas of risk identification and assessment, finance, IT, human resources, environment, inventory, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, contracting, P-Cards, telecommunications, transportation, security, system development and conversion, travel and entertainment, medical claims, and much more.
The book also contains submissions from ten of the world’s leading experts in data analysis.
A must read for new and experienced data analysts.