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Why Should Enterprises Manage their Contracts Closely?
For companies handling many contracts, ensuring trading partners adhere to contract details is often too cumbersome to be executed without enabling technology

compliance contracts  governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) requirements. Organizations must, on a daily basis, handle contracts that dictate from where revenue is coming in and expense payments are going out in order to accurately perform financial forecasting. Many ERP systems, particularly the lower-tier ones, may not be capable of matching these items to contract terms and prices (within different sections and clauses). The result is that companies could be paying more or getting less than what has been stipula

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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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Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues


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compliance contracts  system meets your organization's compliance and financial-reporting requirements. Following are some additional points to consider: Data revision management—changes to financial-reporting data should be carefully managed, ensuring that all modifications are authorized and documented. Contracts—all IT vendor contracts and service level agreements (SLAs), including their financial implications, must be clearly defined. Third-party equipment—third-party software must abide by known and accepted standar Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

compliance contracts  More Important Due to Compliance Regulations Introduction Sarbanes Oxley. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountable Act (HIPAA). Enron. Arthur Andersen. These are some of the names that you hear these days when people talk about regulatory compliances. Since 2001, and the collapse of Enron, a US-based multinational company that concealed its massive debt, and the subsequent trial against its auditor, Arthur Andersen, compliance regulations have changed. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was crea Read More

Biopharma Contracts and Chargeback Systems: A Peek into the Market


Managing revenues, risk, and compliance is critical to the survival of biotech and pharmaceutical companies (biopharma). But the complexity of revenue management in biopharma, such as contract and chargebacks, is not handled by ERP solutions. This article looks at contracts and chargeback systems functionality for biopharma and how that could help companies in other industries effectively manage their revenue streams.

compliance contracts  Managing revenues, risk, and compliance is critical to the survival of biotech and pharmaceutical companies (biopharma). But the complexity of revenue management in biopharma, such as contract and chargebacks, is not handled by ERP solutions. This article looks at contracts and chargeback systems functionality for biopharma and how that could help companies in other industries effectively manage their revenue streams. Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts


When all enterprise vendors go for ERP and like solutions to help improve the business of small, midsize, and large aerospace and defense (A&D); engineer-to-order (ETO); contract manufacturing; maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO); and like project-oriented manufacturing companies they may face the need to meet government contract requirements.

compliance contracts  or invoices, often in compliance with complex industry-specific and regulatory requirements. Yet, traditional generic general ledger (GL)-oriented ERP or accounting systems have not been designed with project phases, work breakdowns, or detailed time capturing in mind, and thus, they merely can report how much it has been spent or collected, but not why certain project is losing or winning money. Typically, a project control module lets users associate inventory items, sales orders, work or production ord Read More

E-discovery Compliance and The New Requirements of IT: The IT Manager’s Guide to 100% Compliance


Considering that e-mail and other electronically stored information (ESI) create the electronic equivalent of DNA evidence, there is no doubt that their evidentiary role will continue to expand. Learn how implementing a strategic e-discovery compliance program can help US and Canadian employers preserve, protect, and produce legally compliant e-mail and other ESI when compelled to do so by a court or regulatory body.

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Regulatory and Compliance RFI/RFP Template


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Profiting from PCI Compliance


Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance. For many companies, regulatory compliance can already be an overwhelming and confusing area to navigate, and the need to comply with the PCI DSS might feel like yet another burden. Discover the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance.

compliance contracts  from PCI Compliance Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance. For many companies, regulatory compliance can already be an overwhelming and confusing area to navigate, and the need to comply with the PCI DSS might feel like yet another burden. Discover the efficiency gains of building a strategy designed around PCI compliance. Read More

HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations


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How to Prevent Data Leaks and Achieve PCI Compliance


The greatest threat on the Internet involves increased data theft, data leakage, and targeted attacks for the purpose of stealing confidential information. To combat this, the payment card industry (PCI) has created a data security standard (DSS) that holds all merchants—regardless of size—to much higher standards of performance when it comes to protecting customers’ financial and personal information.

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Making Data Safe for Compliance and Outsourcing


Corporate leaders know that revenues are made from “better data.” And when your data is at risk, so is the survival of your organization. That’s why it’s essential to protect your revenues with “safer data”—and it’s also why the common business language is now one of risk management. IT departments are now learning this in many of the same ways that business people have always had to—including the hard way.

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Meet PCI DSS Compliance Requirements for Test Data with Data Masking


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compliance contracts  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

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