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Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requires publicly traded firms to demonstrate that their accounting and reporting practices are in compliance with regulatory

sarbanes oxley provisions  and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues In the aftermath of some highly publicized cases of corporate fraud, the US government announced legislation designed to implement compliance and financial-reporting standards. The most notable of these laws is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002. The primary goal of SOX is to enforce a higher level of transparency into organizations' business processes, financial transactions, and accounting methods, to ensure that known and accepted accounting

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SOX Segregation of Duties Matrix


I'll get to the downloadable SOX segregation of duties matrix in a moment, but first let me address a question from one of our readers. Needless to say, I appreciate all feedback, including one recent comment regarding my article Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues: Mr. Hankewicz mis-states Section 404 in his article "Segregation of Duties and Its

sarbanes oxley provisions  and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues : Mr. Hankewicz mis-states Section 404 in his article Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues.   He says this section (404) is a comprehensive list of accepted internal controls organizations must have in place to be deemed SOX-compliant. The list targets application internal controls and highlights areas where fraudulent reporting is likely to occur. We WISH it was a comprehensive list. In fact, the adequacy of Read More

Joining the Sarbanes-Oxley Bandwagon; Meeting the Needs of Small and Medium Businesses


To meet tough government compliance, more vendors are offering compliance solutions. CODA's collaborative task modeling tool takes an enterprise's best practices model, audits business processes, automates data collection, and creates a secure collaborative space to offer checks and balances to simplify compliance monitoring.

sarbanes oxley provisions  the Sarbanes-Oxley Bandwagon; Meeting the Needs of Small and Medium Businesses Introduction The need for solutions that can meet compliance regulations has grown. In 2004, finance executives around the world became increasingly sensitive to the need to improve reporting in relation to their corporate governance and regulatory compliance obligations. CODA Group , a United Kingdom-based finance management system specialist responded by launching CODA-Control , a task modeling tool (engine), which Read More

CRM 101


Welcome to another installment in our back-to-basics series. So far, we’ve covered ERP 101 and SCM 101. What Is CRM? CRM is more than a software application. It is a set of strategies, processes, and associated software systems designed to improve the interactions and engagement of customers. CRM involves not only the use of these tools, but also corporate cultural transformation

sarbanes oxley provisions  provisions of the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Simply installing a CRM system is only the beginning. Successful CRM implementations start with a carefully defined organization-wide CRM strategy. Don’t forget: if you neglect to get user buy-in, you may end up with some very, very expensive shelfware. (See also How to Kill Your Software Selection Project in 10 Very Easy Steps ). How an Online Software Selection Process Can Help Compare which products adequately support the right mix of your enterprise's Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact


Although its service-oriented architecture-based platform and enterprise solutions will not likely be "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing its ability to further develop its own enterprise infrastructure and applications via a blitz acquisition of a Collaxa, a small and focused vendor, despite its unwavering appetite for direct, large competitors.

sarbanes oxley provisions  in the recently passed Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). The Oracle Financials suite further leverages extensible business reporting language (XBRL), and extensible markup language-based (XML) standard for financial reporting. As a result of Oracle's attentiveness, Oracle E-Business Suite 11i.10 offers a slew of new features aimed at a number of selected industries of focus, such as aviation and defense (A&D), automotive, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods (CPG), government, high-tech, healthcare, and Read More

Self-service SOX Auditing with S3 Control


Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is not a one-time project, but a sustained effort to gain visibility into processes affecting financial reporting accuracy. Most IT controls are manual, error-prone, and resource-intensive. However, there’s a new, radical solution: an automated IT control framework in which all the information required to verify compliance is available in a single reporting system.

sarbanes oxley provisions  Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is not a one-time project, but a sustained effort to gain visibility into processes affecting financial reporting accuracy. Most IT controls are manual, error-prone, and resource-intensive. However, there’s a new, radical solution: an automated IT control framework in which all the information required to verify compliance is available in a single reporting system. Read More

Ask the Experts Question Raises Some Interest: What do you know about Segregation of Duties and SOX?


Every so often, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) analysts—our in-house panel of experts—receive questions from readers on a variety of software-related subjects. While mostly in the realm of software selection, evaluation, the latest technology offerings, or simply questions about business issues, on occasion we receive a request that piques our interest—especially when it is slightly outside

sarbanes oxley provisions  write an article on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and the importance of SOD with respect to Section 404 of the 2002 Act. The article covers some of the major points of consideration for organizations looking to beef up their SOX compliance efforts. These points include: Traditional Audit and Compliance Issues Prior to SOX What is SOD? 5 Areas Where IT Processes Conflict with SOD SOD Checklist If you’re interested in learning more about SOX and SOD, we highly recommend that you visit TEC’s website to read this Read More

Measuring the Value of Metadata


Ignoring the warning signs of missing metadata? Gramm-Bliley-Leach, Sarbanes Oxley (also known as “SOX” and “Sarbox”) and the Patriot Act are forerunners of the regulatory trend that has elevated the need for metadata. Increasing consumer demand for privacy and fallout from corporate accounting scandals are spurring regulatory agencies to putting better teeth into regulations; compliance increasingly depends on an ability to “prove it”—not just by certifying content, but also by demonstrating the process by which the information was developed and managed—and metadata is the key to traceability.

sarbanes oxley provisions  of missing metadata? Gramm-Bliley-Leach, Sarbanes Oxley (also known as “SOX” and “Sarbox”) and the Patriot Act are forerunners of the regulatory trend that has elevated the need for metadata. Increasing consumer demand for privacy and fallout from corporate accounting scandals are spurring regulatory agencies to putting better teeth into regulations; compliance increasingly depends on an ability to “prove it”—not just by certifying content, but also by demonstrating the process by which the Read More

Comprehensive ERP and Financial Management for a Manufacturing Competitive Advantage


Manufacturers face a challenging environment with scarce credit, pricing pressures, and increasing costs. Critical to success is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that aligns operations and production with finance—allowing manufacturers to deliver quality products at competitive prices. Discover the key areas necessary for creating value and profitability through real-time monitoring of financial conditions.

sarbanes oxley provisions  regulatory regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley. Manufacturers must implement financial processes and controls for maintaining auditable business transactions and transparency. Manufacturing management must have complete confidence in financial systems and in the accuracy of related reports. Look for an ERP system that integrates compliance requirements in all functional areas to avoid the need for redundant record-keeping or thirdparty applications. Focus on Financials with Plex Online Plex Online Read More

Driving Factors in The Enterprise Applications Market


The enterprise applications market is converging resulting with fewer providers; however, there are still the same number of competing systems. What are the factors that are driving the market and what are the emerging trends?

sarbanes oxley provisions  (IFRS) or the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (see Joining the Sarbanes-Oxley Bandwagon; Meeting the Needs of Small and Medium Businesses ). These market trends indicate a mature market, albeit one that is in transformation, forcing both vendors and their partners to focus their development on tailored industry solutions with built-in business logic for over the last decade. Many suppliers have also taken the step from using a single platform and their own database to supporting various commonly accepted platforms Read More

Technology's Role in an Effective Enterprise-wide Operational Risk Program


The current focus in operational risk management is on enterprise-wide data capture across loss events, key risk indicators and self-assessments, with follow-up actions based on triggers. A system should satisfy regulatory requirements, such as Basel II and the US Sarbanes Oxley Act, and be built in a manner that minimizes the impact of changing business management functionality.

sarbanes oxley provisions  II and the US Sarbanes Oxley Act, and be built in a manner that minimizes the impact of changing business management functionality. Read More

Avoiding Information Overload: A Logical Approach to Managing Endpoint Security and Compliance


One of the biggest issues now facing corporations is regulatory compliance. As if corporate security threats weren’t enough, regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others now have long checklists of mandated requirements that must be adhered to—and thoroughly documented—by IT departments. Learn about a logical approach to managing the volumes of data required to prove compliance.

sarbanes oxley provisions  enough, regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others now have long checklists of mandated requirements that must be adhered to—and thoroughly documented—by IT departments. Learn about a logical approach to managing the volumes of data required to prove compliance. Read More

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Life sciences companies are struggling to manage large group purchase organization (GPO) contracts, process chargeback submissions, and ensure that pricing policies comply with regulatory requirements. Costs and risks are escalating as these demands outstrip the capabilities of existing systems. Learn how contract and chargeback management solutions can help you maximize growth while limiting regulatory risk.

sarbanes oxley provisions  and penalties related to Sarbanes- Oxley legislation. Workflow . To connect disparate departments and link system events to human actions, smart systems should also incorporate workflow capabilities. They should be able to handle approvals and routings, alerts and notifications, and price/contract updates, changes and expirations. Analytics . Given the necessity for performance measurements and Medicare/Medicaid reporting, systems should have advanced analytics and reporting capabilities. Business Read More

On the Road to Compliance: Linking Processes and Documents


The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act has significantly impacted budgets, personnel allocation, business processes, and documentation. But leveraging a technology solution can smooth the overall compliance process. By investing in a content-centric business process management solution, organizations can automate and improve their compliance. This leads to an effort that is more effective and more efficient, and that ultimately saves money.

sarbanes oxley provisions  and Documents The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act has significantly impacted budgets, personnel allocation, business processes, and documentation. But leveraging a technology solution can smooth the overall compliance process. By investing in a content-centric business process management solution, organizations can automate and improve their compliance. This leads to an effort that is more effective and more efficient, and that ultimately saves money. Read More