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Ease SOX Requirements with IBS Software


The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) addresses the issues of corporate fiscal accountability, accounting standards and practices, and reporting, as well as investor confidence in publicly owned corporations. SOX thus presents challenges to satisfy regulatory requirements, as well as opportunities to improve processes. That's why SOX compliance can be aided by an integrated, automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

sarbaines oxley  IBS Software The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) addresses the issues of corporate fiscal accountability, accounting standards and practices, and reporting, as well as investor confidence in publicly owned corporations. SOX thus presents challenges to satisfy regulatory requirements, as well as opportunities to improve processes. That''s why SOX compliance can be aided by an integrated, automated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Read More

Leverage Your Financial System to Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: An Evaluator’s Guide


When it comes to US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance, the role of financial information systems simply cannot be overlooked. This was recently underscored by a study naming "financial systems and procedures" as the most common problem among companies disclosing material weaknesses. Indeed, this weakness has prompted organizations to take a deeper look at their business processes—and underlying financial systems.

sarbaines oxley  Financial System to Enable Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: An Evaluator’s Guide When it comes to US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance, the role of financial information systems simply cannot be overlooked. This was recently underscored by a study naming financial systems and procedures as the most common problem among companies disclosing material weaknesses. Indeed, this weakness has prompted organizations to take a deeper look at their business processes—and underlying financial systems. Read More

Project Management Office: Framework Strategy


IT initiatives driven within silos, where each department maintain its own project management office, inhibits the overall cohesiveness and effectiveness of corporate strategy. This document outlines best practices to centralize and deliver a scalable and robust project management framework strategy.

sarbaines oxley  regulatory bodies such as Sarbanes Oxley, Basel II Accord, HIPAA, etc. Impact of Project Failures Based on studies conducted by the Standish Group (the Chaos Report ) and other research groups, approximately 74 percent of all IT projects fail to achieve one of the three project constraints—cost, schedule, and quality. Such a failure rate within organizations today will have a substantial financial impact and dramatic results for the enterprise. The following table illustrates the need for any IT Read More

Privileged User Monitoring for SOX Compliance


Many companies face the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance challenge of monitoring all the data activity of their most privileged users. Those challenges include tracking access to sensitive financial data, reporting on controls, and responding to problems. Learn about a database auditing and protection solution that can help capture targeted activities, without impacting the performance of production databases and software.

sarbaines oxley  Many companies face the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance challenge of monitoring all the data activity of their most privileged users. Those challenges include tracking access to sensitive financial data, reporting on controls, and responding to problems. Learn about a database auditing and protection solution that can help capture targeted activities, without impacting the performance of production databases and software. Read More

Contemporary Business Intelligence Tools


Tools under the business intelligence (BI) umbrella combine to convert data into information, and information into decisions for action. Dashboards and scorecards are two such tools. Though often confused, they have functional difference, especially in modern BI suites.

sarbaines oxley  economic forecasts, the stringent Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX, see Attributes of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets ), and many other mandatory reporting regulatory requirements, such as those from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following up the high-profile corporate fraud scandals (e.g., Enron and WorldCom ) or bioterrorism threats. These have increased executives'' focus on understanding and managing corporate performance. One should also expect the future use of radio Read More

Case Study: Roland DGA


World leader in sign, graphic arts, fine art, vehicle graphics, UV, photography, engraving and 3D modeling industries Roland DGA uses Invensys Operations Management to provide an accounts payable solution to ensure that vendor invoices are paid promptly and accurately, while maintaining adherence to ISO and Sarbanes-Oxley standards. The Invensys Skelta Business Process Management and Skelta Accounts Payable solutions verify invoice data for more than 1,000 vendors by locating internal Roland DGA records to ensure vendor invoices are managed properly and in a timely fashion.

sarbaines oxley  adherence to ISO and Sarbanes-Oxley standards. The Invensys Skelta Business Process Management and Skelta Accounts Payable solutions verify invoice data for more than 1,000 vendors by locating internal Roland DGA records to ensure vendor invoices are managed properly and in a timely fashion. Read More

Are You Considering Distribution Software?


Distribution organizations play a key role between the manufacturers and retailers. Being the middle organization between a manufacturer and a retailer, a distribution center (DC) needs to have a robust operation and accurate information for delivering products and services to its customers.In the past, DCs focused primarily on selecting a strategic location in order to be as close to

sarbaines oxley  cost. Ever since the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulation came into effect in 2002 , the distributors need to have a close tie between financial and the inventory information for reporting and auditing. Inventory has to be tied closely with other modules like Sales Order Management, Purchasing Management, and Customer Service Management as well. Modules like Sales Order Management, Purchasing Management, Warehousing Management, Customer Service Management, Business Intelligence , and Enterprise Performance Read More

Progressive IT Management Strategies: The IT manager’s 360-degree view of business


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sarbaines oxley  conditions globalization, the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act [SOX], etc.), the IT department has had to be configured to provide the company with the tools to capture the emerging trends related to commodity and currency rate valuations. In addition, these professionals have been expected to be able to deploy systems that are equally agile in the area of tracking order status. The ability to use analytic tools to develop strategies in an ever-changing business landscape requires that the IT leadership be less of Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

sarbaines oxley  to Compliance Regulations Introduction Sarbanes Oxley. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountable Act (HIPAA). Enron. Arthur Andersen. These are some of the names that you hear these days when people talk about regulatory compliances. Since 2001, and the collapse of Enron, a US-based multinational company that concealed its massive debt, and the subsequent trial against its auditor, Arthur Andersen, compliance regulations have changed. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was created as a Read More

Six Reasons You Should Think About Getting a New Accounting System


Accountants and business people overall are generally aware that whatever happens in the company must be reflected in the corresponding accounting books or ledgers as accurately and as quickly as possible. This means that accounting as a business process should be able to obtain, process, and store a significant volume of data that comes from a battery of different sources. I do not believe we

sarbaines oxley  effect of the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Import/export functionality is extremely important for accountants, but you would be surprised by how many software packages do not support this. From my numerous conversations with practicing accountants, I know that the problem still exists, and that they waste plenty of effort in reinventing the wheel to work around this obstacle. Modern applications surely have the problem resolved; however, many companies are still using older packages. 5. Your accounting Read More

Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function


Many chief financial officers (CFOs) have started to take on new strategic roles. Their goals are to enforce stricter controls to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, offer strategic insights into the internal and external business environment, and connect the business strategy with daily operations through performance tracking. Learn more about the changing role of the CFO in today’s finance organization.

sarbaines oxley  truly comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. CONCLUSION: A CHECKLIST FOR A STRATEGIC FINANCE FUNCTION The best companies, and their CFOs, recognize the importance of ready access to the right information to drive the right choices between different variables. To help determine whether your finance function is moving toward a strategic approach, take a moment and decide whether your system does the following: Accelerates closing processes through automation, workflow, and collaboration Improves business Read More

"Evergreen"-Environmental Regulations for High-tech and Electronics, Chemical, and Oil and Gas Industries


High-tech and electronics, chemical, and oil and gas industries each have their fair share of regulatory requirements to meet, and an increasing number include environmental directives. Enterprise applications designed to meet their distinct needs should help pave the way to compliance.

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On Demand Delivery Compels a Compensation Management Vendor


The on demand paradigm and enterprise incentive management market seem to have established a viable cross-section to the extent that, going forward, some players feel comfortable enough to opt solely for the software-as-a-service, subscription-based delivery model.

sarbaines oxley  requirements for the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) regulations. As examples of how the solution helps with SOX compliance (see Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management ), the product will provide accurate commission and bonus calculations; invoke repeatable, programmable workflow and process controls; maintain a full audit record of any and all changes to plans, configurable structures (that is, territories, quotas, and organization hierarchies) and plan 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

Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part III)


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