data analytics

An inconvenient truth: Companies are struggling with technology in audit

How well companies implement technology in audit depends upon how well they’ve dealt with the basics. And more often than not, there’s still a lot of work to be done. What should you consider before moving forward with technology in audit?
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The future of Audit: What you need to know

In an age of rapid change, innovation and technology is everywhere and data dominates our lives. The audit must reflect this shift if it's to stay relevant and bring key stakeholders the value they are looking for. Data analytics and other technological developments raise the bar to the next level in the audit domain.
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Fraud detection using analytics

Few companies succeed in employing systematic data analysis to detect fraud. What’s necessary to build trust in an analytics based approach to fraud detection? KPMG’s report “Using analytics successfully to detect fraud” explains the challenges of managing an analytics-driven program.
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3 steps to optimize your SAP License Management

SAP licensees need to know what licenses they own, and what they are using them for. As well as being fundamental to the effective control of the technical environment, this information allows licensees to drive better value from software investments and avoid the wasted costs of ‘shelf-ware’.
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Industry 4.0: Is Switzerland Ready? Part 2

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is seeing an incredible increase in both digitization and the digital integration of products and parts of the value chain. So how can companies optimize their processes and protect their data in a time when everything is part of an integrated network?
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New generation: the data-driven auditor

How to audit the massive data volumes that companies nowadays process in their financial IT systems? The answer is obvious and recognized by financial auditors: data analysis. The challenge for an audit firm to become successful in data driven audits is not the technology, but to re-design the traditional audit approach.
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