AML – Screening Assurance & Covid-19

A topical article discussing SQA Consulting’s Sanctions Screening Assurance work and how it is (or is not) impacted by Covid-19. How we conduct Screening Assurance for organisations Here at SQA Consulting, we construct a test file that will be processed through a sanctions screening system. The test file is used to assess the effectiveness of […]

DevOps Performance Engineering

It is essential in a DevOps organisation that performance engineering becomes embedded within the processes. This article attempts to identify the core components of a performance engineering approach in a DevOps environment. What is DevOps? According to Atlassian “DevOps is a set of practices that works to automate and integrate the processes between software development and […]

AML– Know your Customer – Address Country Analysis

One of the key data elements for KYC (Know Your Customer) information is knowing the ‘country of address’ of a customer since customer country is a significant aspect of an organisation’s AML risk assessment for which countries an organisation transacts its business. Most customer databases have attributes to record customer address and to record the […]

Quality Considerations for Financial Crime Teams – Quality Control

This is the second article in a series on the topic of Quality Considerations for Financial Crime Teams. Click here for the first article which set out some high-level definitions for Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) and how they need to work together. This article focuses on Quality Control. Let’s get one thing […]

Building & Creating a Performance Scenario within Loadrunner’s Controller

During the preparation phase of a performance testing project and once you’ve developed all the performance scripts, refer to our article Key Steps involved in creating/developing a Performance Test Script you will then need to build and create Performance scenarios.  This will be based on the performance modelling you’ve performed refer to our article Performance Modelling – […]

Robotic Process Automation Optimise Phase – Analyse, Improve & Transform

In this final instalment of our RPA Implementation lifecycle blog series, we shift our focus to the Optimise phase. We will look at maximising the impact of RPA, automating the business processes in their ‘as-is’  state, by analysing execution data, identifying bottlenecks and making Improvements to the existing RPA bots. More importantly, we will explore how […]