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  • Article, June 02, 2016

    Research Paper: Quantification of End User Computing Risk in Financial Services

    Working with ClusterSeven as Research Partner, Chartis has launched its latest report; Quantification of End User Computing Risk in Financial Services. This report details the risks associated with EUC, as well as the potential consequences to financial institutions. It then highlights the importance of a...

  • Article, May 06, 2016

    Managing spreadsheet risk when outsourcing business processes

    While outsourcing partners pride themselves on their ability to maintain high quality data management standards and reduce the costs of running processes, there is a vital piece of business activity that warrants particular scrutiny. This is the use of Excel spreadsheets: firstly as a means...

  • Article, May 06, 2016

    Regulatory “catalyst” pushing data quality

    Compliance is working as a catalyst towards data quality and enterprise-wide risk management at insurance firms, thinks Lloyd’s underwriter Canopius. Heightened compliance demands for better data quality and pressure to deliver enterprise-wide risk management (ERM) frameworks are driving industry change, thinks Bradley Cass, head of...

  • Article, August 06, 2015

    Spreadsheet Risk and Solvency II

    For many years the big stick of Solvency II has been waved at insurance firms. After huge expenditure the reaction has often been “What has Solvency II done for us?” Guideline 48 of EIOPA’s final report on Systems of Governance states that, “Where relevant, the...

  • Article, May 06, 2015

    Spreadsheet management processes will come under the microscope

    New research suggests that UK financial services leaders expect that their business-critical data will come under greater scrutiny from regulators over the coming year. Read the full article here

  • Article, January 17, 2014

    Solvency II Reappears on the Data Radar

    The news that Solvency II is back on track surprised many in the insurance community who had considered a Solvency II ‘lite’ alternative as the most probable way forward. Notwithstanding further delays, the key date is now 1 January 2016. In relatively broad terms, at...