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Active Governance: Closed-loop SOA Infrastructure
Corporate governance encompasses the processes and systems by which organizations operate—and it affects every business. To effectively participate in

active governance  Governance: Closed-loop SOA Infrastructure Corporate governance encompasses the processes and systems by which organizations operate—and it affects every business. To effectively participate in governance processes, businesses should consider closed-loop service oriented architecture (SOA). Although stand-alone applications for governance, management, and security exist, find out why they do not enable the demand and value management that closed-loop SOA offers.

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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Supplier Parks - Back to the Future


As supply chains become increasingly integrated and synchronized, we are witnessing the evolution of the business/production models (in some industries) that merge virtual integration with elements of the older vertically integrated enterprise. This has profound consequences, in particular for suppliers to OEMs.

active governance  are taking an increasingly active role. As the fate of suppliers and OEMs becomes more intertwined, new governance models emerge that involve increased joint decisions. OEMs are finding the benefits of strategic integration are worth the risks of getting locked in with specific suppliers. And suppliers are finding the benefits of the long-term strategic relationships are worth the risk of the huge investments they are making. We are witnessing the next big evolution in business integration models, Read More

IT Governance and Project Portfolio Management: Vendor Delivers a Phase-based Approach


Although most vendors provide organizations with the project portfolio management tools to meet their objectives, few provide strategies to implement an IT governance framework successfully. Pacific Edge offers a three-stage approach to implementing IT governance, based on an organization's maturity.

active governance  of granular data between active projects and its solution provides executives with a clear picture of their project investments. In addition, the Mariner solution delivers help desk capabilities to track work that is both project- and non-project-related. This is achieved with its pre-packaged Mariner Connectors , which link to various IT services applications (such as HP OpenView Service Desk and HP Service Center ). Furthermore, its core strength lies in managing resources, while delivering solid Read More

Governance of Federated Business Models


During the last twenty years, businesses migrated from vertical integration to a virtual model, outsourcing all their non-core functions. This has created challenges in aligning the strategies and activities of all these functions dispersed across the supply chain, each in separate legal entities. The next phase of evolution to emerge is the "dynamic federation", or federated supply chain which is governed differently than both vertical and virtual businesses.

active governance  engines plays a very active role selecting and aligning suppliers several tiers back in the supply chain, based on the specific competencies of the suppliers (e.g., supplier X is best at machining tungsten steel with this specific chemistry ) and influencing the supplier's design decisions in order to consolidate the thickness and chemistry of the steel used. In addition, as 3PLs branch out into hybrid models, managing things other than logistics (e.g., assembly, repair, etc.), they start to take on Read More

QAD Introduces Fully Embedded BPM in QAD Enterprise Applications


QAD is arguably the first enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor with a built-in full-fledged business process management (BPM) system (Savvion BPM) within its development platform, Progress OpenEdge. Indeed, SAP NetWeaver PI is mainly about process-based integration (and Pegasystems, IBM BPM, and IDS Scheer by Software AG often complement those capabilities for, say, case management or rules

active governance  processes Improve visibility of active processes Analyze process execution metrics Identify bottlenecks Model process modifications Support process improvement Several years ago, well before Savvion was acquired by Progress Software and embedded into OpenEdge, QAD had developed elaborate process maps for the purpose of visualizing and documenting/standardizing processes pre-, during, and post-implementation. QAD BPM can now offer enterprises a faster, better, and more intelligent way to visualize, Read More

Better Active Directory Auditing, Less Overhead, More Power


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active governance  Active Directory Auditing, Less Overhead, More Power Today's organizations, faced with stricter internal security policies and multiple regulatory compliance requirements, continue to struggle in their efforts to make Active Directory auditing simpler and more adept at fulfilling their needs. Native Windows auditing mechanisms don't meet the demands of modern businesses, and administrators are often left in the dark about significant and potentially harmful Active Directory changes. Learn how to Read More

Active Escrow: The Technical Verification of Software Source Code


The source code for mission-critical software products is almost never provided to users by the supplier. All the end-user has is a copy of the compiled source code—in other words, the object code that can only be read and executed by the computers concerned. That’s why professional escrow is becoming an essential component of operational risk management.

active governance  Escrow: The Technical Verification of Software Source Code The source code for mission-critical software products is almost never provided to users by the supplier. All the end-user has is a copy of the compiled source code—in other words, the object code that can only be read and executed by the computers concerned. That’s why professional escrow is becoming an essential component of operational risk management. Read More

The Convergence of Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance Software Solutions


The market for governance, risk, and compliance is still a maelstrom. Some vendors offer GRC software for the enterprise (eGRC), whereas others offer GRC for monitoring access and communications for compliance (IT-GRC). What’s more—both branches of GRC use technology to automate highly complex processes, while some GRC vendors offer capabilities that overlap both areas. To get a sense of the current attitudes toward GRC, Hypatia Research evaluated more than 20 GRC software vendors and interviewed more than 660 users of these applications. Read up on best practices, benchmarks, and vendor ranking.

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Siemens’ Active Workspace Handles PLM Data Complexity


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active governance  Active Workspace Handles PLM Data Complexity Today, many companies have massive amounts of information generated from their product lifecycle processes currently lying dormant, often spread across many sites, departments, and divisions, and located in several different unconnected databases. This information overload, resulting from the increasing speed, variety, and volume of data coming from multiple sources, could and should be used to enhance decision making. However, finding, understanding, Read More

Enhancing Governance, Risk, and Compliance through Effective Risk Management


Embedding governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) management into all business process has become imperative. Companies need to adopt a holistic view when it comes to reducing and managing risks, and ensure better access risk management. This paper discusses the need for companies to take a proactive approach towards access risk management.

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The Path to World-class IT Governance: Maturing Your IT Organization to the Next Level


Many IT organizations lack clear well-defined plans that will bring them to mature governance. By focusing on seven key process categories, an organization can determine its governance maturity. A staged approach allows companies to realize rapid time to value by introducing new tools and processes on an incremental basis. As a result, they can avoid an expensive, one-size-fits-all governance solution that may bring failure.

active governance  Path to World-class IT Governance: Maturing Your IT Organization to the Next Level Many IT organizations lack clear well-defined plans that will bring them to mature governance. By focusing on seven key process categories, an organization can determine its governance maturity. A staged approach allows companies to realize rapid time to value by introducing new tools and processes on an incremental basis. As a result, they can avoid an expensive, one-size-fits-all governance solution that may bring Read More

Business Engine: Driving Project Portfolio Management for IT Departments in the Enterprise Market


Business Engine provides best-of-breed PPM functionality for internal IT departments, focusing on financial governance. For organizations seeking flexible workflow and IT governance capabilities, BEN delivers functionality in the financial services, health care, government, manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and retail vertical markets.

active governance  Engine: Driving Project Portfolio Management for IT Departments in the Enterprise Market Introduction Today's global economy places high demands on an organization's technology strategy. At one time, businesses were at the mercy of the technology they employed. In today's marketplace, economic success depends on the alignment of an organization's business strategy and the technology driving it. In light of this reality, IT governance has moved to the top of the chief information officer (CIO) Read More

Managing Risk through Financial Processes: Embedding Governance, Risk, and Compliance


Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.

active governance  help managers become more proactive. Are sensitive transaction processes properly segregated and monitored? How flawless is the revenue recognition process? Will business decisions still make sense after a spike in oil prices, a bank failure or a drop in demand? The best processes flag these and other risks, helping managers to make informed decisions and ensuring compliance both with the law and with corporate policy. Adding this kind of value to financial processes stands at the heart of a broader Read More

Zumba Fitness Selects Lectra Fashion PLM


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active governance  PLM to manage its active wear line. As a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment, and culture into a workout, Zumba classes blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography for a total-body workout. Founded in 2001, the company reports more than 15 million weekly participants in over 200,000 locations around the world.   The lifestyle brand also designs, develops, and sells apparel from active wear essentials to fashion-infused designs, offering a range of pieces that Read More

Focus on Corporate Governance Requires a Business-Oriented Selling Approach


If you are selling products or services that are critical to your prospect’s success or for that matter, their very survival, your proposal will likely be elevated to the board of directors level for final approval. How do you sell at the board level?

active governance  obvious candidates. Directly and proactively address risk Part of the responsibility that boards, CEOs and especially CFOs have is assessing, balancing and mitigating risk. That has never been more of an issue than it is right now. CEOs, CFOs and boards are under tremendous scrutiny. They know that no matter what you are selling or who you are, there is some risk associated with your offering. It's their job and responsibility to assess that risk. Instead of pretending that risk doesn't exist or that the Read More