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Compliance Exposures in ERP Systems Part 1
This paper examines key issues for CFOs and CEOs in managing ERP systems in the new world of SOX, IFRS, Basle II. While most IT management attention seems to be

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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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Fed Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Vendors Comply? Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


The Federal Government's peculiar and idiosyncratic regulatory requirements provide high barriers to entry, so that the novice companies that are not already offering the functionality for the sector will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the defense and other federal markets.

compliance audit proposals  manufacturing capabilities with high compliance reporting requirements. Meeting the public sector's needs will also require vendors to improve ease of installation, return on investment (ROI), interoperability, and service and support networks. Now that the federal ERP market is becoming sounder, greater penetration of the midsize market is necessary if e-government data-sharing initiatives are to gather momentum. After all, federal agencies regularly contract with small or disadvantaged businesses and Read More

The Hidden Gems of the Enterprise Application Space Part Two: Sorting and Selecting SRM Software


No vendor provides all (if even a majority) of the required solutions for a full SRM initiative at this stage, so almost all solutions will involve best-of-breed components.

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BigMachines: Getting Bigger and Better - Part II


Part I of this blog post series talked about my encounter with BigMachines, a provider of slick software-as-a-service (SaaS) configure, price, and quote (CPQ)/quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions during my recent attendance of Gartner’s CRM Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona (US). Prior to analyzing recent events at BigMachines, Part I explained the general value proposition of on-demand Q2O and CPQ software

compliance audit proposals  character set  and multicurrency compliance. Product Development Continues The debate about which on-demand Q2O vendor has the most innovative technology (including a dynamic  user interface (UI) , powerful administration tools, and rapid development environment) continues, and the jury is still out. Indeed, Webcom , FPX , or  Experlogix  can also claim that their data and UI can be easily modified and managed (e.g., in a  wizard -based manner or via  Microsoft Excel -like spreadsheet  tabs ). Read More

Project-oriented versus Generic GL-oriented ERP/Accounting Systems


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compliance audit proposals  detailed bills/invoices, often in compliance with complex industry-specific and regulatory requirements. Yet, traditional generic GL-oriented accounting systems have not been designed with project phases, work breakdowns or detailed time capturing in mind, and thus, they can merely report how much has been spent or collected, but not why a certain project is losing or winning money. Not many enterprise products will support the following project-based processes: job costing, managing the sub-contactor, Read More

SciQuest Introduces New Supplier Risk Compliance Module


The latest version of SciQuest’s cloud-based spend management automation suite introduces a new Dynamic Qualification and Risk Compliance module for Total Supplier Manager (TSM) that helps customers enhance supplier management capabilities.

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LogRhythm and SOX Compliance


In order for a business to stay on top of compliance requirements required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)—and avoid financial penalties or possible jail time—it must take a good look at its IT environment and financial reporting processes. The collection, management, and analysis of log data are integral to meeting SOX requirements and as such, require a system that automates these processes across the IT infrastructure.

compliance audit proposals  and SOX Compliance In order for a business to stay on top of compliance requirements required by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)—and avoid financial penalties or possible jail time—it must take a good look at its IT environment and financial reporting processes. The collection, management, and analysis of log data are integral to meeting SOX requirements and as such, require a system that automates these processes across the IT infrastructure. Read More

Selecting Manufacturing ERP for ISO 26000 Compliance


This white paper discusses the compelling business reasons for industrial companies to pay close attention to ISO 26000 and the UN Global Compact. It also explores the different ways that enterprise software like enterprise resources planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM) can be leveraged to help document compliance with the various requirements of the ISO standard.

compliance audit proposals  ERP for ISO 26000 Compliance This white paper discusses the compelling business reasons for industrial companies to pay close attention to ISO 26000 and the UN Global Compact. It also explores the different ways that enterprise software like enterprise resources planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM) can be leveraged to help document compliance with the various requirements of the ISO standard. 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.

compliance audit proposals  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. Read More

Top 5 HR Compliance Concerns for Small Business


Small and medium-sized companies can be so focused on core business issues that they overlook one of their most potentially serious and costly issues—human resource compliance. They often lack the time and resources to build infrastructure and processes that are beyond core business objectives. This paper discusses the top small business compliance concerns. 

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ITAR Compliance with SAP GTS


If you deal in goods, services, or intellectual property included in the US Munitions List, you must ensure that all related transactions conform to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). To answer this challenge, you need a solution that automates core ITAR processes—a solution that stores all your licenses and related documents where you can keep tabs on them.

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ICD-10: Business Transformation through Regulatory Compliance


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Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates


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compliance audit proposals  A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates It’s up to human resources (HR) to ensure that hiring, discipline, and termination practices are compliant with the law. Otherwise, you could put your company at risk of incurring fines, penalties, and employee lawsuits. Find out all about the latest workforce compliance and safety laws and regulations that may affect your organization so you can train management and employees, and avoid expensive employee lawsuits. Read More

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compliance audit proposals  a Foundation for Regulatory Compliance Regulations regarding digital information use, storage, and protection are meant to help maintain the integrity and security of public and private networks. Compliance measures such as the payment card industry (PCI), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others focus on the long-term retention and integrity of all data. Achieving secure, long-term data retention is easier with log management and incident response tools. Read More

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