Video: Applying Forensic Accounting Techniques With SQL And R

I have a new video up:

For more information: http://csmore.info/on/outliers

Forensic accountants and fraud examiners use a range of techniques to uncover fraudulent journal entries and illegal activities. As data professionals, most of us will never unravel a Bernie Madoff scheme, but we can apply these same techniques in our own environments to uncover dirty data. This session will use a combination of SQL Server and R to apply these fraud detection techniques, which include Benford’s Law, outlier analysis, time series analysis, and cohort analysis.

Click through for the video, which turns out to be exactly the same number of seconds as my first video.  That was not planned but I thought it was pretty cool.

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