Lower EUC Risk with Automated Controls

2019 Perspectives: Reducing Spreadsheet & Other End-User Computing Risk

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Jan 10, 2019 12:04:02 PM
Do you think that any of your critical business processes are vulnerable to a spreadsheet error?  Or perhaps, has the number of models (including artificial intelligence) proliferated to the point where it’s difficult to understand your risk exposure (never mind reduce it)? If yes, there is something you can do. 

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Topics: Manage Risk, Reduce EUC Risk, risk management policy, EUC risk management, model risk

Model Inventory: There is a Better Way

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Oct 23, 2018 1:35:17 PM

Creating and maintaining a Model Inventory is simple in concept but much harder in practice. Identifying the existing models to include can be challenging, especially given the fact that the line of business aren’t usually enthusiastic about documenting their model usage. Some model owners would prefer that you just go away, thank you very much. But it’s the “maintain” task that is really difficult. Keeping a model inventory accurate and up to date takes a lot of work. From chasing down various owners and users for updates to reporting on KRIs, it is a thankless job that never ends. Model Inventories are very resource intensive but there is an easier way that is better, faster and cheaper.

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Topics: SS3/18, Model Inventory, model risk

What I learned from Walmart’s CIO about EUC Risk Management

Posted by Craig Hattabaugh on Aug 24, 2018 11:49:09 AM

Earlier this year, Peter High wrote on Forbes.com about an interview he had with Clay Johnson who currently is the CIO of Walmart.  Although the topics of discussion weren’t specific to end-user computing risk management, I found Clay’s lessons learned from his early experience at FedEx to be very applicable to my work focused on Model risk and EUC risk management.

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Topics: Manage Risk, risk management policy, EUC risk management, model risk

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