Fraud/Data Analytics | Data Analytics: Unlocking the Data to Find Hidden Patterns

This event qualifies for 2 CPEs

This webinar explores the use of data analytics to support decisions made by government financial managers. Attendees will learn about the science and art of analyzing patterns, identifying anomalies and finding the underlying meaning that may be hidden in large and complex data sets.  New techniques and tools have evolved to allow government financial managers to model, visualize and query data to unlock previously unknown risks and trends. Join us as we explore this emerging field and learn about its benefits to the government financial manager.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Explore the field of data analytics to support financial decisions in government
  • Distinguish between 'Data' and 'Analytics' and why these are separate concepts
  • Identify situations in which data analytics can be useful in decision support
  • Explore some of the tools used in data analytics

Speaker and Presenter Information

  • David Harvey, CGFM, CPA, CFO Academy Professor of Practice - Government Financial Management and Leadership, National Defense University
  • Mike Wetklow, CGFM, CPA, Deputy Chief Financial Officer,National Science Foundation

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, NSA, FCC

Event Type

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Wed, May 12, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:45pm ET

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