Big data means different things in different organisations and whilst it is perceived as a problem area, it is not as big a problem area as many people think. There is a lot of data that can be collected and analysed but much of it is irrelevant so the most important decision is what data requires analysis - what is business critical?

This webinar will help to dispel the myths and misconceptions about big data and consider practical applications. 


Richard Kusnierz

Richard has over 24 years' experience of using data analytics to prevent, detect and investigate corporate fraud. He successfully formed two boutique companies which provided investigative consultancy and bespoke data analytics. His areas of expertise include fraud investigations, risk assessment, data analytics, system development and evidence handling.

He has spoken at numerous conferences and delivered counter fraud and risk management training courses for a number of professional bodies and training institutions. He has also contributed to several technical books on data analytics techniques for fraud detection, published specialist articles in trade publications, and appeared on the BBC as a fraud expert for a factual program on Benford's Law and fraud profiling. 

He has worked with private and public sector clients to investigate frauds and prepare evidence used in successful criminal prosecutions resulting in custodial sentences and asset recovery orders. His evidence in three separate criminal trials at Southwark Crown Court has been accepted without cross-examination, attesting to the accuracy and robustness of the evidence handling procedures.