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Heads Roll at Consulting Giant in Wake of SEC Investigation
Recent findings by the SEC prompted global management consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to dismiss a number of its consultants, including five partners

audit proposal writing  that govern their sibling audit divisions. As the SEC replicates its review at other firms, it will find that some are better prepared than PwC. For instance, Ernst & Young has taken measures to ensure compliance at an early stage, writing clauses into new employee agreements to clarify firm policy. E&Y has gone a step further by announcing its intention to separate entirely from its consulting side and selling it to integrator Cap Gemini (See TEC News Analysis article: Cap Gemini Eyeing Ernst & Young

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Do You Want Your App to Talk Back to You (as a Chatterbox)? - Part 2


In Part 1 of this blog series I admitted to being a late adopter of a sort, in part for not immediately jumping onto the social media bandwagon. In particular, my initial reaction to Salesforce Chatter (a.k.a. Collaboration Cloud) was tepid. To be frank, Marc Benioff, salesforce.com’s flamboyant and engaging CEO, gave an atypically incoherent and dry keynote speech when he

audit proposal writing  so that users could audit when something had happened. Some systems will allow users to capture comments in the record, and to send out alerts via e-mail when something really important happens (e.g., in case of some escalation). But these traditional tools have proven to be too slow, too complicated, and too expensive. For one, whatever users could attach would be attached to the record itself, so no one could see it without actually invoking the record. In addition, there was no practical way of Read More

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Two sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) have major implications for supply chain management. Yet enterprises can meet the challenges created by SOX more easily by using software tools developed to simplify the processes for compliance with this law.

audit proposal writing  Section 404, which requires audit of internal controls, has made executives reexamine and sometimes replace operational systems that are not well integrated with their financial systems. Section 401a (off-balance-sheet obligations disclosure) is an addition to the Securities Act of 1934. Section 401a requires disclosure of material off-balance-sheet transactions, arrangements, obligations (including contingent obligations), and other relationships of the issuer [that is, the company itself, an issuer of Read More

Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer's Profits - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series discussed the genesis of ProfitKey International, one of the longest-standing enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers for small to midsize discrete manufacturers that has never been merged with another peer product. After the protracted bankruptcy saga of its former parent company, HALO Technology Holdings, ProfitKey was recently bought out by Phoenix Asset

audit proposal writing  revision histories, with an audit trail of change orders and approvals. Because ProfitKey can import bills of materials (BOM) and routings via text file; as long as a computer aided design (CAD) engine can export it, RRM can probably import it. Last but not least, a loyal customer base, although not that large (200 customers), is willing to provide references at any time. These conservative companies could care less for the latest bells and whistles – all they want is to keep their delivery trains and Read More

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audit proposal writing  The product features full audit trail and archiving capabilities, and the ability to export data in the CSV (comma separated values), Microsoft Excel, extensible markup language (XML), Adobe PDF (portable data file), and RTF (rich text file) file formats. KISS IT or Leave IT Webcom’s main challenge with the new workflow/BPM product will be to balance its “keep it straight and simple (KISS)” mantra with the complexity of full-fledged BPM applications’ deployments. On the one hand, the vendor Read More

A Traditional "Local Touch" Leader Espouses a More Global Vision


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audit proposal writing  Magic Questions: How to Improve Your Win Ratio by Selling Value Instead of Price There are lots of consultative sales methods around. You may have been trained in one, or read a book about one that you particularly like. Each has its unique strengths and techniques. But they all have at least one thing in common. They try to get sales people to focus on what matters to the customer. You build sales momentum by demonstrating that you are delivering an important solution to an important problem. That Read More

Implications and Attitudes As the Andersen's Split under the ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change


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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?

audit proposal writing  on Corporate Governance Requires a Business-Oriented Selling Approach Prepare To Sell At The Board Level Today, more than ever before, 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. Why is that? Government, shareholder and press focus on corporate governance has put boards on notice that they are being held accountable for their Read More

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audit proposal writing  (SAS 70) Type II audit by Ernst & Young . Centive is now the first and only on-demand SPM vendor to be recognized as a SAS-70 Type II service provider. The SAS 70 Type II report is internationally recognized as the authoritative benchmark of the AICPA against which service providers report control activities and processes to customers and their auditors. The Type II form of SAS 70 examination is the most stringent form; it not only includes the service organization's description of controls related to Read More

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