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AuraPortal: A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out


AuraPortal, a new business process management (BPM) vendor, offers a solution that creates business process execution models without the need for heavy IT programming. In this article, Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic gives inside view of the vendor’s development strategies and the broad scope of BPM suite’s modules, and discusses how the system’s differentiating features addresses the diverse needs of its customers.

sarbaines oxley  Integration (CMMI), Six Sigma, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), etc. The Process Patterns currently available are related to CRM activities, namely: CM (Content Management), WIP (Wide Interaction Platform), OC (Online Commerce thru Internet with Social Networks Enhancements), MC (Marketing Campaigns), and SO (Sales Opportunities Follow-up). In delivering these template solutions, a complete set of capabilities for importing and exporting all Process Pattern application data is available, providing a Read More

Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?


Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

sarbaines oxley  the requirements imposed by Sarbanes Oxley, namely that corporate management must attest to the accuracy and validity of its financial It is unusual to find a spreadsheet that has been designed, developed and tested using the rigorous methods in use by professional software engineers.  statements, is going to force many users to re-examine how they create, use and maintain spreadsheets. Spreadsheet solutions built by non-systems professionals in an uncontrolled environment will not pass muster with Read More

Attributes of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets Part Two: Information and Communication, Monitoring, and Startup Tips


An earlier article, Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations, included a brief discussion of the use of computer-based tool sets and repositories to facilitate compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Here we examine this issue in more detail. Of particular interest are the key characteristics that you should look for when selecting such tool sets. Read on to see how these tool sets can assist your company in meeting the new audit challenges facing corporate America.

sarbaines oxley  of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets Part Two: Information and Communication, Monitoring, and Startup Tips Introduction The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) placed new requirements on American companies to ensure the integrity, reliability, and accuracy of financial reporting and corporate disclosures. While you could do this on your own or manually, why reinvent the audit controls wheel? Automated tool sets and repositories to facilitate SOX compliance are available in ample numbers. But like any piece of softwa Read More

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and International Financial Reporting Standards


Recent legislation has bought about unparalleled emphasis on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is having immediate and long-term effects. In this paper we discuss the current business environment, those facets of legislation impacting manufacturers and how QAD enterprise suite of applications can assist you in achieving corporate governance and regulatory compliance quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

sarbaines oxley  Sarbanes-Oxley Act and International Financial Reporting Standards Recent legislation has bought about unparalleled emphasis on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is Read More

How Can Insurance Carriers Retain and Reward True Producers?


The enterprise incentive management and sales performance management market is evolving rapidly. Callidus Software remains the vendor of choice for some of the largest companies in the world. The vendor is aiming to cement its leadership within the insurance sector.

sarbaines oxley  profitability concerns, the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and other regulatory requirements (see Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley ) have been compelling life insurance carriers to manage producer compensation more actively as a risk management move, because this is their largest controllable expense. Taking care of producers is critical for any carrier in order to remain competitive in today''s insurance marketplace. This is especially true for independent non-captive Read More

SOX and IT


In general, the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requires publicly traded companies to be financially accountable. SOX compliance requires cooperation among many business units—particularly IT, as IT supports SOX compliance by securing and protecting financial data on the network. IT is also required to consistently document this effort. In fact, without IT support, a corporation simply cannot be SOX-compliant.

sarbaines oxley  In general, the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requires publicly traded companies to be financially accountable. SOX compliance requires cooperation among many business units—particularly IT, as IT supports SOX compliance by securing and protecting financial data on the network. IT is also required to consistently document this effort. In fact, without IT support, a corporation simply cannot be SOX-compliant. Read More

Intrusion Prevention Solutions Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


IT departments play a key role in complying with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Without the right technological solutions to record and monitor access to networks, financial systems, and sensitive data, company management cannot ensure the integrity of the information in their financial reports. That’s why technology that helps with SOX compliance and internal control management is imperative.

sarbaines oxley  Prevention Solutions Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance IT departments play a key role in complying with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Without the right technological solutions to record and monitor access to networks, financial systems, and sensitive data, company management cannot ensure the integrity of the information in their financial reports. That’s why technology that helps with SOX compliance and internal control management is imperative. Read More

Validate and Enforce Change Process for SOX Compliance


If the auditors came knocking, would you be prepared? When they do come, you’ll need to be ready to answer some tough questions regarding your change management processes. Implementing and assessing change management controls for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance in the US can be a very expensive and time consuming process. Find out how you can reduce the SOX burden by improving the way you manage your change processes.

sarbaines oxley  change management controls for Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance in the US can be a very expensive and time consuming process. Find out how you can reduce the SOX burden by improving the way you manage your change processes. Read More

7 Things Every Executive Should Know About Telecom Expenses


Most enterprises waste millions of dollars annually by not managing their telecom spend in a standardized, centralized, more accurate way. Having ballooned up to being in the top four overall expenses of the entire company, telecom expense management (TEM) is something you should put on your radar—sooner than later. Find out why your telecom expenses are rising, and how you can work globally to reduce them.

sarbaines oxley  Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act. Section 404 requires that CEOs and CFOs of public companies personally attest to the adequacy of their internal controls relating to recognition of revenue and expenses. TEM aligns with SOX efforts by automating telecom reporting and storing key financial data about telecom expenses. You can also help board members feel secure about the stringent controls in place on one of their top line-item expenses, when they sign off on meeting SOX-compliance standards. Read More

From Burden to Benefit: Making the Most of Regulatory Risk Management


The paradoxical view that regulation is both a blessing and a curse continues to be widely held among senior executives. While they recognize the need for protection in key areas, they are often frustrated by what they see as overly complex, unnecessary bureaucracy to achieve this goal. Find out how your company can meet increasingly difficult regulatory compliance challenges as it develops integrated business networks.

sarbaines oxley  the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, a hastily devised set of rules enacted in the wake of the Enron scandal that compels company directors to provide evidence of probity on a range of issues. Today, even one of the architects of the Act, Michael Oxley, admits that the legislation that bears his name may have been fl awed. A second issue is the sheer volume of regulation that companies must deal with, particularly if they operate internationally. Among our survey respondents, audit and reporting Read More

Understanding Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line


Given that virtually all small and midsized businesses can benefit from business intelligence (BI) tools, the real question is how much of this technology constitutes a good investment of time and energy? Your need to determine what BI tools you really require to drill down and extract the key performance data that will make your company more efficient and profitable.

sarbaines oxley  offers airtight compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 (also known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 0f 2002) was passed by U.S. lawmakers to reinforce honest and transparent corporate practices in the wake of the various public accounting scandals and corporate failures of the 1990s. As with any far-reaching legislation of this magnitude, there are plenty of misconceptions in connection with this law. Let''s clear up the picture as it relates to BI Read More

Business Process Management: A Crash Course on What It Entails and Why to Use It


Business process management (BPM) has to integrate existing enterprise applications, Web services, and people in such a way that it can also quickly change, destruct, or construct processes. This is far beyond the realm of traditional enterprise application integration (EAI).

sarbaines oxley  initiatives such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). In particular, the sheer number of provisions contained within the legislation is daunting, and although it is possible to use checklists and spreadsheets to achieve compliance with all of SOX mandates, most companies recognize that specialized software and systems can streamline the process of tracking tasks and managing the overall process (see Attributes of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets ). To that end, BPM technology should improve management control by Read More

Data Security, Governance, and Privacy


To meet regulatory requirements such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT managers are now receiving the board-level visibility and budgets required to improve enterprise data security. For example, companies need secure and verifiable audit trails that track the activities of database administrators (DBAs) and other privileged insiders. But have you considered the seven essential elements of database security?

sarbaines oxley  such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT managers are now receiving the board-level visibility and budgets required to improve enterprise data security. For example, companies need secure and verifiable audit trails that track the activities of database administrators (DBAs) and other privileged insiders. But have you considered the seven essential elements of database security? Read More

Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results


Confronted by globalization and volatile markets, today’s companies face a challenging and often risky business climate. Explore how to ensure alignment between your company's strategic objectives and risk management/compliance policies; how to mitigate all types of business risk and maintain a proper risk/reward balance; and how to ensure continuous compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

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How a Leading Vendor Embraces Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


SAP AG has long committed to placing compliance at the core of its product suite, as the vendor has recognized the growing role of enterprise systems in assisting companies to meet the increasing challenges of corporate compliance and risk management.

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