Although great strides have been made to automate most services, government agencies remain burdened with processes that require high levels of manual intervention that, in turn, can lead to operational inefficiencies.
In an environment where business and government databases store ever-increasing amounts of sensitive and confidential data; and where a growing number of employees need to access that data remotely, password security alone is insufficient to ensure user authentication. Two-factor authentication requires two measures for users to verify their identities and access data.
Dickinson Wright PLLC has a long history of success – founded in 1878, the law firm has been serving clients for more than a century. From offices in Michigan and Washington D.C., Dickinson Wright’s 450+ employees deliver comprehensive legal services to organizations of all sizes – from individuals and new ventures to small and large companies to government units.
Tax fraud is already prevalent, and fraudsters are more sophisticated and automated than ever. To get ahead of the game in detecting fraud and protecting revenue, tax agencies need to leverage more advanced and predictive analytics. Legacy processes, systems, and attitudes need not stand in the way. To explore the challenges, opportunities, and value of tax fraud analytics, IIA spoke with Deborah Pianko, a Government Fraud Solutions Architect within the SAS Security Intelligence practice.
Tax evasion is the largest economic crime in the world (in terms of monetary loss), costing trillions of dollars to governments around the globe. A 2011 study by The Tax Justice Network estimates that on a global scale, total tax evasion is in excess of US$3.1 trillion, or about 5.1% of world GDP.1 And that’s just the known tax evasion and noncompliance; it doesn’t include the underground economy and cash businesses.
For many of us, the term “smart city” conjures up images of sensors collecting data about everything from traffic patterns to energy use. It’s common for government leaders to think, “That’s not for us. We’re not there yet.” But if your organization is collecting data of any kind, you are in a position to use that data to create a smarter city for your citizens.
From cars to factories to cities, many governments are already collecting information from citizens and connected devices that send and receive data over the internet of things (IoT). While analysts expect the IoT to soar to tens of billions of devices by 2020, no one knows how many or what new types of intelligent devices will emerge. But we do know that traditional approaches to data management and analytics may not be sufficient for sustaining value in this new, connected world
The underground economy is thriving, thanks in part to new technologies and business models such as digital currencies and online marketplaces for freelance services. SAS fraud specialists reveal how government agencies can uncover these activities – and the tax obligations not reported from them. A former head of compliance for the country’s fourth-largest state workers' comp program describes how a comprehensive analytics program found a tax gap of $718 million and was granted funding to double the team’s size without even asking.
This paper will look at ways federal government agencies can maintain a strong and effective patch management program by seamlessly integrating third party patch management solutions into existing SCCM infrastructure.
Tax revenues have been declining recently and some of this loss is caused by fraud, tax evasion, and various forms of tax cheating. The ineffective recovery techniques can give government agencies poor results, which results in 20% of broad-approach audits ending in "no charge". By using IBM SPSS Predictive Analytics Solutions it is possible to maximize revenues, analyze the data you already collect, detect non-compliant accounts efficiently, and identify important differences in tax records. This program has tremendous power and features an easy to use interface that focuses investigations on case that yield large adjustments ensuring a successful ROI for clients.
Faced with a downturn in funding due to the global economic recession, nonprofit organizations need to improve their donor management capabilities so they can compensate for the reduction of government funding and diminishing level of donor contributions. Predictive analytics provides an effective way to understand and anticipate donor needs in order to increase the success of fundraising and marketing campaigns. Using this technology, nonprofits can gain a significant return on investment by increasing donor contributions, reducing costs and building stronger donor relationships over time. In this white paper, you'll learn how predictive analytics can help nonprofits achieve their funding goals by significantly improving the way they identify, manage and build relationships with donors.
Across the globe, healthcare providers, insurers and governments are struggling to improve healthcare, while limiting the impacts on health system costs. Utilizing analytics to deliver impactful care management to improve clinical outcomes.
This seminar will show you how next-generation solutions are solving the "big data" challenge, and are providing enterprises with the visibility and analysis they need to move from post-incident forensics to pro-active and fraud intelligence.
Learn how to protect yourself and your organization from government scrutiny, noncompliance penalties, or expensive employee lawsuits. Sage created this guide to help you stay informed about employment laws, reporting rules, and developing workforce compliance issues that may impact your organization. We’ll help you navigate ten crucial mandates, explaining the obligations and compliance considerations you need to be aware of in order to take on your responsibilities.
While we tend to think about mobility largely as a consumer phenomenon, it is also changing how the workforce carries out business. With so much being done beyond traditional office walls, many insurance companies, financial service organizations and even government agencies are adopting mobile devices as productivity tools and developing enterprise apps for these devices. Electronic signature technology is pivotal to enabling mobile transactions beyond just informational apps. Not only in terms of straight-through processing (STP), but also for full compliance, legal enforceability and record retention. With most organizations’ mobile strategies still in the early stages, this article provides a starting point to help you better understand mobile e-signatures for business. It reviews the top 10 capabilities that businesses need in order to properly equip their customer-facing workforce with mobile e-signing.
Published By: Agile IT
Published Date: May 13, 2014
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal labor union, representing close to 650,000 federal government employees. Since the organization was looking for a cost-effective solution to upgrade its mail system and communication environment, and its users were already familiar with Microsoft programs, the organization looked to migrate to Microsoft Office 365 with the help of Agile IT.
In July and August 2014, the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within ADP®, conducted an online survey of more than 750 owners and executives at companies with 50-999 employees. The Midsized Business Owners Study is now in its third year. Midsize businesses often struggle between operating like a smaller business but having to abide by the same regulations as larger corporations. Download this case study to learn how midsize business are dealing with their three greatest concerns right now: healthcare benefit costs, the Affordable Care Act, and the level of government regulations.
Published By: HPE Intel
Published Date: Feb 19, 2016
The rising demands for capturing and managing video surveillance data are placing new pressures on state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, and education officials. The challenges go beyond the expanding costs of equipment, storage, software and management time. Officials must also lay the right foundation to scale their capabilities, improve performance and still remain flexible in a rapidly evolving ecosystem of surveillance tools.
Find out what state, local government and education IT leaders need to know, and what steps you can take to:
• Improve performance and ROI on cameras-per-server for the dollars invested
• Optimize and simplify the management of daily surveillance processing, including the integration of facial recognition, redaction and analysis software
• Fortify reliability and dependability to reduce the risk of surveillance data retrieval failures.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
Complicated state governments have challenges with operations. Learn how North Carolina adopted DocuSign to cut costs, reduced document error, accelerated document approval time by 80% and were better able to provide more time serving citizens.
Download these case studies to learn how Whil was able to increase employee satisfaction and decrease employee turnover by introducing mindfulness in the below organizations:
Global fashion retailer
Global advertising agency
Transforming government processes starts with laying the
right foundation for your organization’s workflow. Many
government agencies have embarked on transformation
initiatives; however, there is still room for improvement to
build a more stable transformation foundation.
Individuals interested in insuring against political and economic uncertainty, as well as those determined to capitalise on the rapidly changing mix of markets, business ventures and culture on offer around the globe, cannot afford to ignore the value of expanding their residence and citizenship options.
This on-demand webcast highlights VMware customer Brian Mack from MAXIMUS, a leading provider of health and human services programs to government organizations, and his experience in deploying vCenter Operations.