About Scott Robinson

Scott Robinson, director of ACL’s Public Sector Practice has been with ACL for more than five years, helping clients succeed in fighting fraud, waste and abuse using innovative techniques such as data analytics, continuous monitoring and advanced fraud detection solutions. Scott specializes in entitlement fraud detection and prevention, and has helped many government entities utilize data and advanced workflow solutions to combat improper payments and reduce wasteful spending. Scott has presented at multiple ACL, AGA, NSAA, IIA, ISACA, and NASWA conferences, emphasizing the use of modern technology to reduce and eliminate fraudulent activities. Scott has a Bachelor’s Degree from Acadia University in Nova Scotia with a focus in Political Science and Psychology.

Break the silos: Why higher education institutions should centralize their compliance efforts

Ensuring compliance with thousands of regulations is a burden for higher education institutions. But a coordinated approach and the right tools can make compliance a lot easier.

By | August 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Four reasons government organizations shouldn’t fear moving to the cloud

To ease some of the fear and misperceptions surrounding the mandated move of federal agencies’ IT systems into the cloud, here are the top four ways cloud is, in actuality, more secure than legacy systems.

By | June 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The opioid crisis: Why dangerous drugs are overprescribed and how healthcare GRC professionals can help save lives

The prescription drug epidemic is huge…but what can the GRC professional do about it? With proper data management and access to multiple sources of data, governance, risk and compliance (GRC) professionals have a unique ability to tap sought-after insight into the root cause of issues, using data analytics, mapping and visualizations.

By | February 28th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Stop revenue loss from occupancy tax avoidance: How tax authorities can end the tax vacation for vacation rentals

With the ever-increasing popularity of peer-to-peer online marketplaces and vacation rental networks such as Airbnb and VRBO, how can tax authorities ensure hosts are paying occupancy tax?

By | December 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments