Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Special Interest Group

Best Practices in Fraud Detection

This presentation will cover the typical approaches to fraud detection (used in banking, insurance and other sectors) and their inherent weaknesses. It will discuss how a comprehensive approach to fraud detection, encompassing approaches such as rules, predictive modelling, visual link analysis, artificial intelligence, voice spectrum analysis, etc., can be used to greatly reduce fraud detection while reducing false positives.

The presentation will also describe a best practices Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing architecture to support advanced fraud detection.


Gary Saarenvirta is considered one of the world’s experts in advanced analytics and the emerging field of real-time business intelligence. Gary is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of MakePlain Corporation.

Time and Location of Meeting

Meeting Details: Monday, April 3, 2006

New Location: Northern District Library room, 224BC. This library is located a short block north of the Eglinton and Yonge subway station (just past the Eglinton Centre) at 40 Orchard View Blvd, Toronto. There is parking at several nearby lots.

5:45 pm: Registration for prompt 6:00 pm start
7:30 pm. Expected Finish

No need to pre-register – just show up!

No charge for IRMAC members.  Non-members: $20.

Questions please contact


Apr 03 2006


5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

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