The auditors have taken an inventory of thermometers held in a warehouse, in summer. The thermometers will be exported out of the country in January, and are kept under lock and key. In December, auditors ask management to redo the inventory count. The management is surprised “Why? Nothing has changed.” Auditors tell them “The inventory is overstated, in summer there is more mercury in the thermometers.”
On 10 and 12 June 2014 the dab:Group was invited to present at the yearly “Audit Executives conference”. This conference organized by our partner Interop LA again attracted over 400 people, spread across two days and two countries. Most of the participants are working in the area of Internal Audit, Compliance, GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance) or IT.
On 5 and 6 June, the dab:Group was present at the DFDDA (Deggendorfer Forum of Digital Data Analysis) as sponsor. The forum took place for the 10th time and dealt with the Theme "Data Analysis - An instrument for improving process quality?!"
On 26 and 27 May, in cooperation with AM:DataConsult, the dab:Group was present on the 10th DIIR - IT Conference in Frankfurt as silver sponsor. The event dealt with "current developments, methods, IT security, tools, and technology."
In this article, I would like to show you some possible approaches in order to analyze turnover figures of vendors and customers and which questions are relevant. The analyses are shown by means of the analysis software ACL™ Analytics.
Yesterday, June 4th 2014, the dab:Group had the privilege to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Joining us were several of our clients and partners that received interesting presentations while cruising the Danube.
In this blog post I will refer to the – from my point of view – very exciting and important speech of Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens AG regarding his companies “Vision 2020”. Data analytics play an essential role in it, which I obviously liked a lot: