Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Skyrocketing spending and excess costs in the healthcare industry can be reduced by deterrence-driven algorithms, innovative auditing methods that focus on increasing overall deterrence of waste and abuse in the long run. FIU Business research found that these are based on the concept of “sentinel effect” by which, once a set of practitioners is audited, […]

FIU students capture top awards in business analytics and blockchain at national technology conference.

FIU students capture top awards in business analytics and blockchain at national technology conference.

Members of AIS@FIU entered this year’s national competition in Philadelphia as one of the relatively “new kids” on the block, a young chapter eager to make its mark. They left as champions, coming away with four awards: first- and second-place finishes in team competitions, and two additional recognitions for chapter achievement. An FIU undergraduate team […]

FIU Business’ ATOM Think Tank works with FedEx to meet a data challenge.

FIU Business’ ATOM Think Tank works with FedEx to meet a data challenge.

As volumes of information are produced in the course of business every day, understanding patterns and trends behind data is an essential component of business success. The Latin America and Caribbean division of logistics giant FedEx Express wanted to explore how new insights into data could help them build customer retention strategies. They also hoped […]

Royal Caribbean, ATOM team collaborate for new analytics insights

Royal Caribbean, ATOM team collaborate for new analytics insights

They assembled in business attire, graduate students from FIU College of Business’ Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS), about to finish up over a year of intense coursework in business analytics. They knew they could benefit from an opportunity to put their newly acquired knowledge to work for a real-world company. The company, Royal […]

Faculty Notes: May-June 2016

Faculty Notes: November-December 2016

School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]