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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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The Challenges of Defining and Managing Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


A broader, more structured approach is needed to effectively manage governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). Enterprises will then be better able to guide their people, standardize their processes, and unify technology to embed GRC at all organizational levels.

compliance challenges  Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance While the cost of noncompliance is reason enough to motivate enterprises to be more vigilant in their business practices, enterprises can in fact capitalize on the regulations they face. Companies should view compliance as a way to improve their internal business processes across the organization. To do this, companies must take a holistic approach from top down, and harness the strategic software category of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). 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.

compliance challenges  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

Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity


Issues of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) affect nearly everything life sciences companies do. But you shouldn’t approach GRC in an ad hoc manner—implementing point solutions one after another in response to regulatory demands as they arise. This is inefficient and costly—and may result in non-compliance, due to lack of transparency. Learn how an enterprise-wide GRC approach to compliance management can help.

compliance challenges  of errors. This turns compliance from a regulatory obligation into a competitive advantage. Challenges Highly regulated industry constantly subjected to new requirements Compliance landscape made up of disconnected point solutions that are difficult and expensive to maintain Low data visibility and limited audit transparency that make compliance costly and time-consuming Supported Business Processes and Software Functions Financial and operational compliance '' To establish segregation of duties and Read More

Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management


Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) issues are hot topics today, thanks to high-profile stories about companies that failed to meet regulatory requirements. In each case, executives were held accountable, stock prices dropped, and brand image suffered. Find out about cross-enterprise GRC solutions that can make it easier to monitor compliance and risk effectively, and adjust to changing regulatory mandates.

compliance challenges  will establish risk and compliance architectures, develop risk intelligence, and implement GRC platforms, as well as centralized communication and training on corporate policies and procedures. Forrester also anticipates the continued evolution of the enterprise role that is responsible for managing GRC. Source: Trends 2006: Enterprise Risk and Compliance, Forrester Research Inc., Michael Rasmussen, December 13, 2005 THE GOAL: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO GRC A fragmented approach to GRC prevents Read More

Privacy Challenges for Data Providers


Ensuring the quality, accuracy, and security of customer data has never been more important than it is today. The growing potential for privacy breaches and tighter compliance regulations have created unique challenges and responsibilities for many data providers. Here we discuss some of the key privacy issues surrounding data management, and how partnering with a provider of master data management (MDM) software can help.

compliance challenges  privacy breaches and tighter compliance regulations have created unique challenges and responsibilities for many data providers. Here we discuss some of the key privacy issues surrounding data management, and how partnering with a provider of master data management (MDM) software can help. Read More

Compliance Tips for Outbound Debt Collection Communications


The largest challenge to successful debt collection efforts today is outbound communications compliance. There are many rules to follow, and requirements are continually evolving.

This white paper looks at some key considerations for collection compliance for outbound communications. These include understanding the compliance landscape in the United States, complying with legal requirements and restrictions to avoid fines, and learning the best practices for obtaining debtor consent for collection communications.

compliance challenges  key considerations for collection compliance for outbound communications. These include understanding the compliance landscape in the United States, complying with legal requirements and restrictions to avoid fines, and learning the best practices for obtaining debtor consent for collection communications. Read More

Help Is on the Line for Call Center Challenges


Call centers typically struggle with two major issues: ensuring high quality multi-channel communication and dealing with high employee turnover. Multi-channel communication is no longer optional for call centers, as customers are used to having many options for interacting, ranging from phone and text to e-mail and social media. However, maintaining the quality of interactions across channels

compliance challenges  Is on the Line for Call Center Challenges Call centers typically struggle with two major issues: ensuring high quality multi-channel communication and dealing with high employee turnover. Multi-channel communication is no longer optional for call centers, as customers are used to having many options for interacting, ranging from phone and text to e-mail and social media. However, maintaining the quality of interactions across channels and reducing queuing and routing times have always been on the list Read More

Small Call Centers: Challenges and Opportunities


Call centers are mission critical to companies of all sizes. The quality of customer care is one way a smaller company can outshine its larger competitors. All call centers regardless of size have the same needs to drive customer satisfaction, grow revenues, control costs, and capture valuable market intelligence. Learn about an integrated call center solution designed for the needs of smaller companies.

compliance challenges  Call Centers: Challenges and Opportunities Call centers are mission critical to companies of all sizes. The quality of customer care is one way a smaller company can outshine its larger competitors. All call centers regardless of size have the same needs to drive customer satisfaction, grow revenues, control costs, and capture valuable market intelligence. Learn about an integrated call center solution designed for the needs of smaller companies. 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. 

compliance challenges  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. Read More

Managing Compliance and Access For The Cloud


You can use identity and access management to improve security, reduce risk, and meet compliance requirements for cloud systems. But are you aware of the identity requirements for access controls and audit for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications? Or about the compliance regulations governing sensitive information in SaaS and cloud applications? Discover how to address the needs of SaaS and cloud-based identities.

compliance challenges  Compliance and Access For The Cloud You can use identity and access management to improve security, reduce risk, and meet compliance requirements for cloud systems. But are you aware of the identity requirements for access controls and audit for software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications? Or about the compliance regulations governing sensitive information in SaaS and cloud applications? Discover how to address the needs of SaaS and cloud-based identities. Read More

Regulatory and Compliance RFI/RFP Template


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compliance challenges  and Compliance RFI/RFP Template The Regulatory and Compliance RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 406 features and functions found in Regulatory and Compliance software solutions. This Regulatory and Compliance Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Regulatory and Compliance software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Regulatory and Compliance Template: Design for Compliance Management of Read More

Getting Closer to the Customer: Overcoming Common Sales Analysis Challenges


Even in a strong economy, retail is an extremely competitive industry. This paper lays out the external pressures and challenges retailers face when attempting to understand sales drivers and promotional performance. It also identifies best practices needed to create the deep insights required to optimize inventory levels, avoid stock outs, maximize margins, and keep customers loyal—even in volatile market conditions.

compliance challenges  Closer to the Customer: Overcoming Common Sales Analysis Challenges Even in a strong economy, retail is an extremely competitive industry. This paper lays out the external pressures and challenges retailers face when attempting to understand sales drivers and promotional performance. It also identifies best practices needed to create the deep insights required to optimize inventory levels, avoid stock outs, maximize margins, and keep customers loyal—even in volatile market conditions. Read More

How Bad Can It Get? Challenges in the Distribution Industry


Manufacturers serving such retail giants as Wal-Mart or Costco are exposed to severe challenges—not only because of the economies of scale these outlets demand, but also because of the investment required in technology and capital equipment to manage the sheer volume of manufactured goods. With a weak economy, which usually translates into weak retail sales, these organizations may

compliance challenges  deal with increasing government compliance requirements (e.g., “fetus-to-fork” traceability, and the US Bioterrorism act of 2002) Fluctuating fuel costs require increased attention to route planning (ideally, using TMS software ). Manufacturers are also feeling pressure to reduce their environmental footprint at the distribution center. In fact, the distribution industry was one of the leading forces behind the push to have manufacturers and retailers reduce packaging. An example: recently, detergent Read More

Proactive IT Triage for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


When it comes to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, most IT organizations do not lack measurement data—in fact, they’re buried in it! What they need are effective ways to put these measurements into the context of critical business services, establish baselines for every layer of every component, and proactively communicate which layer of which component is the root cause of any abnormality.

compliance challenges  IT Triage for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance When it comes to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, most IT organizations do not lack measurement data—in fact, they’re buried in it! What they need are effective ways to put these measurements into the context of critical business services, establish baselines for every layer of every component, and proactively communicate which layer of which component is the root cause of any abnormality. Read More

MAPICS Moving On Pragmatically Part 3: Challenges


MAPICS remains at a critical point in time, where immaculate execution without much space for missteps will determine its future. Despite notable functional and technological initiatives, the biggest challenge for MAPICS and its affiliate channel remains the management of still dual flagship ERP product lines.

compliance challenges  Moving On Pragmatically Part 3: Challenges Challenges For the last several months, MAPICS, Inc . (NASDAQ: MAPX), a global provider of extended ERP applications for world-class mid-sized manufacturers, has embarked on a painstaking process of producing a strategy going forward that would pragmatically blend the company''s traditional values and success factors with new approaches to stay in tune with market trends. All the products mentioned in Part One will have lost their former trademarks. The Read More