April 03, 2013 at 04:56 AM EDT
High Water Advisors’ Steve Biskie Speaking at MIS SuperStrategies 2013
High Water Advisors\’s Speaking on Data Analytics at MIS SuperStrategies April 30-May 3, 2013

Apr. 1, 2013 - DENVER – Steve Biskie, Managing Director with High Water Advisors will be speaking at MIS Training Institute’s 2013 SuperStrategies conference.

The event takes place at the Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida, April 30-May 3, 2013.  The event presents a full agenda of sessions that teach companies how to keep up with the rapidly changing Internal Audit landscape. You can get full details on the agenda by visiting:  www.misti.com/superstrategies.  

If you are able to attend the event, please be sure to catch Steve Biskie’s educational sessions:

1) FREE Tools and Resources for Enhancing your Data Analytics Program
Steve Biskie, CISA, CGMA, CPA, CITP, Managing Director, High Water Advisors
Date: Thursday, 2 May 2013
Time: 11:45am – 1am
Track: Great Internal Audit Tools, Track: Sarbanes-Oxley Strategies
• Sources for free tools and resources to save valuable development time and enhance results
• Leveraging data from the government to validate vendor, customer, and employee data (and in some cases records that pinpoint records that could be in violation of regulatory requirements)
• How information originally designed for mass marketing firms can help us to assess data quality
• Importing, normalizing, and applying this data to audit projects
• Avoiding common problems with publicly-available data

2) Developing and Managing a Successful and Sustainable Data Analytics Program
Steve Biskie, CISA, CGMA, CPA, CITP, Managing Director, High Water Advisors
Date: Thursday, 2 May 2013
Time: 1:30pm – 5pm
While data analytics has been a part of audit for decades, many organizations still struggle to make the dream a reality. In this workshop, participants will explore real-life strategies for defining, implementing and maintaining data analytics program. In a facilitated format attendees will get a chance to define and refine their overall vision, develop an implementation plan with achievable milestones, create a resourcing and retention strategy, define key development and QA standards, explore analytics brainstorming techniques in high-value areas, and outline a training and development approach geared toward sustainability. Learn about the most common challenges facing organizations and proven techniques for either avoiding or mitigating these risks. Hear case studies about real organizations who have taken their programs to the next level. Explore advanced techniques for reporting results for maximum value and dealing with the challenge of false-positives. At the end of this workshop, participants will walk away with a specific, task-based project plan that can be implemented immediately to improve data analytic success.
This workshop will cover:
• Developing a short- and longer-term vision
• Creating a resourcing and retention strategy
• Defining key development and QA standards
• Creating high-value analytics
• Outlining a training and development approach
• Advanced techniques for reporting results and dealing with false-positives

About High Water Advisors
High Water Advisors is the world’s premiere boutique consulting organization specializing in corporate governance, risk management, compliance (GRC), and audit.  With a focus on organizations running complex ERP systems (e.g., SAP and Oracle), we transform GRC and audit processes through insight, integration, innovation, and inspiration.  We offer a comprehensive suite of consulting and training services designed to help business management and GRC professionals.  By recognizing that every organization is different and we have the ability to customize a solution to address your monitoring and GRC challenges regardless of industry (including but not limited to manufacturing, banking, public sector, aerospace and defense, health care, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, insurance and retail).

For more information, please visit www.highwateradvisors.com or call 855-RISK-WATCH.

Company Name: igh Water Advisors
Contact Person: Scott Delbeck
Email: Send Email
Phone: 6047206613
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Country: United States
Website: www.highwateradvisors.com


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