Board Matters Quarterly, January 2014

Dealing with big data

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In this issue:

Bits and bytes in the boardroom: the board’s role in addressing data and analytics
Directors need to understand the opportunities and challenges of big data, so that they can help their organizations develop an approach to capturing, analyzing and capitalizing on the rapidly increasing available data.

The bar is raised: anti-corruption compliance now requires big data analytics
Many companies are now incorporating new data analytics techniques to elevate their anti-bribery and corruption compliance programs.

Standard-setting update: convergence projects on revenue, leases and insurance
We review the latest developments from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)