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Why Data Analytics Initiatives Fail
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Delivery type:
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NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Specialized Knowledge
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Basic
CPE CREDITS
Audio Webcast: 2.0
Learn the issues that are likely to arise during a data analytics project and how to prevent or solve complications before they even occur.

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Product details

Data analytics projects are complex.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Firms and businesses wanting to understand data analytics better

Key Topics

  • Past data analytics project failures and key issues

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze case studies involving data verification issues.
  • Distinguish differences in the data cleansing process: Extraction, Transformation and Loading (ETL) Process.
  • Recall an example of complications on transforming data.
  • Identify "Dirty Data," including inaccurate, inconsistent or irrelevant data.

Just like any form of complex projects, they are not immune from failure. These projects follow a path similar to system implementation projects and suffer from many of the same points of failure. Knowing the common areas of where and how system failures occur in data analytics projects is essential to implementing the appropriate risk mitigation countermeasures.

This webcast helps those with intermediate to advanced knowledge of data analytics and bridges the gap between knowing and doing.

What you can expect

We'll cover real-life examples of obstacles and how you can plan for them, including "dirty data," "scope creep" and false-positive indicators. This will pave the way for your enterprise to implement a cost-effective and successful data analytics initiative.

You'll receive an overview of issues that are likely to arise during data analytics projects and how to prevent or solve complications before they occur.

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Speaker bio

Steven Konecny, CFE, CIRA, CEH, CRISC

Director, High - Tech Investigations, EisnerAmper, Los Angeles, California

Steve is a high-tech investigator and business consultant with over 20 years of experience having worked within a big four accounting firm, a national accounting firm as well as having started his own software and consulting company. He specializes in the utilization of information technology and information analysis within complex corporate disputes, investigations, litigation and business turnarounds. His broad range of experience spans the disciplines in digital forensics, investigations, risk management, cyber security, IT management, data analytics, eDiscovery and litigation support.

He has worked on hundreds of engagements, from investigating small IP theft and employee misconduct cases to large complex international Ponzi and fraud schemes where he managed cross boarder teams that collected and analyzed information on matters that often took years to resolve.  Steve also serves as a testifying expert on cases that resolve around the use and misuse of information technologies and data found within their systems.

 

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Audio Webcast
: 2.0
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
Group Internet Based
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