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Sarbanes-Oxley Readiness with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Organizations cannot achieve Sarbanes-Oxley compliance without the proper tools. But once these tools have been obtained, compliance becomes an opportunity for

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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Using Business Intelligence Infrastructure to Ensure Compliancy with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act


The 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) has affected organizations, their data, and their reporting processes, putting a strain on how their financials are managed. Business intelligence solutions provide answers to these issues, allowing organizations to address SOX compliancy.

sarbanes requirements  Objects has implemented a Sarbanes-Oxley Analytic Solution , enabling organizations to gain immediate insight into internal controls, policies, and procedures. Additionally, by integrating Crystal Reports into its software suite, organizations are able to perform in-depth analyses of their financial reporting. Other BI vendors, such as Cognos and Hyperion , have teamed up with consulting firms to provide SOX-specific modules, and to take into account systems requirements as well as business requirements Read More

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise resource planning and financial management systems provide comprehensive sets of financials and analytics capabilities to ensure compliance.

sarbanes requirements  at Sarbanes-Oxley and Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management . Horizontal Versus Vertical Regulatory Requirements Apparently, many human resources (HR)-related regulations, in addition to the above mentioned financial reporting directives, are applicable across numerous industries, and most enterprises must abide by them. Included in the long list of such regulations are Equal Employee Opportunity (EEO); the patient privacy Health Insurance Portability and Read More

Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley


Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (and a slew of other regulations) is crucial for all businesses, as failure to comply with the law’s strict standards and policies can spell disaster for executives and upper management of any enterprise.

sarbanes requirements  or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley Originally Published - February 21, 2007 Most enterprises have to compete globally and thus adhere to largely nonnegotiable legal and regulatory requirements in almost every region or vertical sector they are targeting. Thus, regulatory compliance and the management of a multiplicity of prospective risks have lately pervaded the minds of most executives and upper managers. Indeed, no single chief executive officer (CEO) would—with a sound mind—like to be apprehended Read More

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 standards. Section 404 of SOX addresses the concept and practice of segregation of duties—a key aspect of this legislation, and the focus of this article.

sarbanes requirements  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 principles are practiced. In this new SOX era, the issue of compliance spans several industries, attempting to harmonize evolving standards across both public and private sector organizations. The requirement of standardized reporting of financial Read More

10 Secrets Every Software Buyer Should Know: A Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers


The requirements of the engineer-to-order (ETO) environment create special challenges for capital equipment manufacturers. Traditional material requirements planning (MRP) techniques don’t account for these manufacturers’ needs. Before you invest in manufacturing software, you should carefully consider 10 questions to ensure that software vendors are focused on your business and can deliver the solution you need.

sarbanes requirements  Secrets Every Software Buyer Should Know: A Guide for Engineer-to-order and Project-based Manufacturers The requirements of the engineer-to-order (ETO) environment create special challenges for capital equipment manufacturers. Traditional material requirements planning (MRP) techniques don’t account for these manufacturers’ needs. Before you invest in manufacturing software, you should carefully consider 10 questions to ensure that software vendors are focused on your business and can deliver the Read More

Sarbanes-Oxley Database Compliance


Under the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies must maintain proven auditing practices and assure integrity and timeliness of data. Thus, companies must secure systems that monitor corporate data. To effectively accomplish this, you are best off investing in a solution that can comprehensively cover your reporting and auditing needs while providing you the capacity to respond swiftly should any incidents occur.

sarbanes requirements  Oxley Database Compliance Under the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies must maintain proven auditing practices and assure integrity and timeliness of data. Thus, companies must secure systems that monitor corporate data. To effectively accomplish this, you are best off investing in a solution that can comprehensively cover your reporting and auditing needs while providing you the capacity to respond swiftly should any incidents occur. Read More

NetSuite: ERP for SMB Competitor Analysis Report


The accounting and ERP for small and medium businesses (SMB) evaluation model targets functional requirements for a fully featured accounting solution. In addition to supporting accounting requirements, it is applicable for those researching an ERP system suitable for small and medium businesses (SMB). It includes categories such as General Ledger, A/P and A/R, Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more.

sarbanes requirements  ERP for SMB Competitor Analysis Report The accounting and ERP for small and medium businesses (SMB) evaluation model targets functional requirements for a fully featured accounting solution. In addition to supporting accounting requirements, it is applicable for those researching an ERP system suitable for small and medium businesses (SMB). It includes categories such as General Ledger, A/P and A/R, Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, Read More

Meet PCI DSS Compliance Requirements for Test Data with Data Masking


Whether you’re working toward your first or your next payment card industry (PCI) data security standard (DSS) audit, you know compliance is measured on a sliding scale. But full compliance can’t be achieved with just one policy or technology. Using data masking, a technology that alters sensitive information while preserving realism, production data can be eliminated from testing and development environments. Learn more.

sarbanes requirements  PCI DSS Compliance Requirements for Test Data with Data Masking Whether you’re working toward your first or your next payment card industry (PCI) data security standard (DSS) audit, you know compliance is measured on a sliding scale. But full compliance can’t be achieved with just one policy or technology. Using data masking, a technology that alters sensitive information while preserving realism, production data can be eliminated from testing and development environments. Learn more. Read More

Managing the Multicompany Corporation


For multi-organizational enterprises, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) have made everything from closing the books to daily management more complex. Learn how to manage the sales and financial components of your enterprise, including requirements for addressing differing currencies, taxation rules, and reporting.

sarbanes requirements  accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) have made everything from closing the books to daily management more complex. Learn how to manage the sales and financial components of your enterprise, including requirements for addressing differing currencies, taxation rules, and reporting. Read More

Regulatory and Compliance


Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S).

sarbanes requirements  and Compliance Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). Read More

Getting Consensus on Business Requirements: Tips and Traps


Out of 100 IT projects, 94 will start over again at least once. Before your company launches its next package implementation or upgrade, make sure you don’t cripple the project from the start. Make sure your company has a clear understanding of how important the requirements definition stage is, and carries it out properly. Most importantly, find out about tools and ideas you can put into practice immediately.

sarbanes requirements  Consensus on Business Requirements: Tips and Traps Out of 100 IT projects, 94 will start over again at least once. Before your company launches its next package implementation or upgrade, make sure you don’t cripple the project from the start. Make sure your company has a clear understanding of how important the requirements definition stage is, and carries it out properly. Most importantly, find out about tools and ideas you can put into practice immediately. Read More

User Recommendations for Project-oriented Software


Selecting the right project-oriented software may depend on the specific requirements of the industry niches in which an organization competes. But since not all software is created equal, it's worth examining some leading candidates in depth.

sarbanes requirements  Recommendations for Project-oriented Software Introduction In the first part of this series on project-centric software (see Project-oriented Software: Many Choices, Many Differences ), we examined the particular challenges faced by professional service organizations (PSOs), and some of the elements required for success. We looked at two interesting Deltek offerings in this domain ( Deltek Vision and Deltek FMS ), and we'll turn now to two other significant products: BST Enterprise and Microsoft Read More

Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction


As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes. However, within the realm of process manufacturing, specific industries have needs that are more critical than others. This article explores these critical needs for the food and beverage, chemical, and a hybrid industry -- textiles, so that you can focus on these requirements when evaluating enterprise-wide software.

sarbanes requirements  Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction Introduction Traditionally, manufacturing is categorized by two methods: process and discrete. Many differences exist, but most can be grouped into two areas: those derived from material issues and those derived from production issues. Process materials are different than discrete materials. Process materials are powder, liquids or gases; they must be confined; and they are more difficult to accurately measure. Process materials Read More

De-duplication Minimizes Replication Bandwidth and Storage Requirements


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sarbanes requirements  duplication Minimizes Replication Bandwidth and Storage Requirements A data de-duplication application can be an integral part of your data protection and data replication software. De-duplication technology can dramatically reduce the cost of protecting your data. Find out how data de-duplication software can work in conjunction with storage software to minimize duplicate data for more efficient disaster recovery—and how this can save bandwidth, storage resources, and overhead. Read More