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Lottery scam mastermind: I warned officials about a gaming glitch 11 years ago. Now it’s back.

The mastermind behind a national lottery scam says he warned officials about a glitch in computer-generated drawings 11 years ago, but “nobody seemed too worried,” his lawyer revealed in an exclusive interview. (Des Moines Register, October 14, 2017)

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Office manager admits $100K theft

Dan Zitting, a former auditor with Ernst and Young, says it’s not uncommon for employers to underestimate the risk of fraud. (Human Resources Director, New Zealand, October 9, 2017)

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Moms Who Lead In The Workplace Raise Empowered Daughters

While women often struggle with the many roles they lead in, the reality is that for many working moms career and motherhood intertwine. (Huffington Post, September 29, 2017)

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Former MetricStream Executive Ian Halliday-Pegg Joins ACL EMEA Leadership Team as Managing Director

ACL, the software provider helping governments and the world’s largest companies quantify risk, stamp out fraud and optimize performance, today announced the strengthening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) team with the hire of Ian Halliday-Pegg as managing director of the EMEA region. Halliday-Pegg will play a strategic role in leading and accelerating long-term growth of ACL’s EMEA business.

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For the Record: Technology Updates

Anthony Fernandez and Stephen Thurley have joined ACL, a Vancouver-based software provider helping governments and large companies quantify risk, eradicate fraud and optimize performance, as director of data-driven GRC (governance, risk management and compliance) consulting and managing director of the Asia-Pacific region, respectively. (Business in Vancouver, September 12, 2017)

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Strategies Female Leaders Should Leverage

Laurie Schultz contributed to Business in Vancouver for an article discussing how some qualities women try so hard to suppress at work can actually give them a competitive edge. (Business in Vancouver, September 12, 2017)

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The data analytics strategy

Adding analytics to the audit methodology requires careful change management. Read this interview with ACL’s Sergiu Certautan and TeamMate Analytics’ Stefan Davis on the key components of an effective data analytics strategy, how to strengthen risk assessments and the audit plan with analytics, using data visualization to communicate audit results, and what CAEs need to know before jumping in.

By | September 1st, 2017|Media Coverage|0 Comments

Webinar: ACP Bootcamp August 2017: Automate And Streamline Your Review Process in Projects

So you've completed your fieldwork for an audit or assessment in ACL GRC Projects and you need your work to be reviewed by your manager. In this ACP Bootcamp webinar, we'll show you best practices for managing the review process and for signing off when the work is complete.

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The Basics of Datetime Fields

With the release of ACL Analytics 10.5, time components were added to datetime fields, meaning that entire time stamps can now be analyzed! In this newsletter, we will take a look at how to deconstruct the datetime stamp and how to analyze these components to track for trends overtime or things at a macro level.

By | August 16th, 2017|ACDA Bootcamp Series, Blog, Bootcamp Series|0 Comments

How to detect and mitigate fraud

Fraud risk is prevalent in all areas of the public sector. It’s found in agencies at the federal, state and local government levels, with some variation. An ACL survey on fraud found that less than 30 percent of anti-fraud recommendations are fully acted upon by government agencies. (American City & Country, August 16, 2017)

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