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10 Steps to Continuous Compliance: Putting in Place an Enterprise-wide Compliance Strategy
Understanding the full scope of risk in today’s complex business environment is a must for achieving compliance with governmental mandates and industry

define compliance  what they're asking for. Define the compliance processes and success criteria Once you understand the requirements of a given regulation or mandate, determine the scope, configuration, and mechanism for collecting, alerting on, reporting on and retaining the data necessary to meet satisfy auditors. This step by step process allows you to define goals and key tasks for successful compliance. For example, when you determine the scope, your goal should be to identify all system components that are subject

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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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Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results


Confronted by globalization and volatile markets, today’s companies face a challenging and often risky business climate. Explore how to ensure alignment between your company's strategic objectives and risk management/compliance policies; how to mitigate all types of business risk and maintain a proper risk/reward balance; and how to ensure continuous compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

define compliance  key strategies. To help define and maintain these policies, consider leveraging enabling technologies and a dedicated trade compliance organization. Drive top-level strategic alignment down throughout the organization. Incorporate risk and compliance as an inherent part of all business planning. Every line-of-business manager should be responsible for defining the context within which business risks are managed. This includes defining risk threshold levels and identifying business activities to be Read More

4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance


An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.

define compliance  security and compliance to: Define policies to establish a secure IT infrastructure in accordance with good governance and best-practice frameworks. Automate ongoing security assessments , and manage vulnerability risk effectively. Mitigate risk and eliminate threats utilizing the most trusted vulnerability management application in the industry. Monitor and measure network compliance in one unified console ' saving time, assuring reliability and reducing costs. Distribute security and compliance reports Read More

The High Costs of Non-compliance for Manufacturers


What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive. Indeed, compliance is transforming the companies that have taken the time to re-architect the many processes used for managing suppliers, channel partners, resellers, and customers. For manufacturers that ignore compliance, on the other hand, the costs can be steep.

define compliance  of RoHS compliance efforts. Define to the product level your company's exposure to RoHS and WEEE compliance. The first task of the compliance team needs to be the definition of an RoHS/WEEE Product Roadmap with risk assessments defined for each specific product. These risk assessments are focused on the areas of revenue and profit implications of rapid product compliance, creating when necessary product re-launch strategies for RoHScompliance and most critical, the synchronization of efforts with Read More

How a Leading Vendor Embraces Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


SAP AG has long committed to placing compliance at the core of its product suite, as the vendor has recognized the growing role of enterprise systems in assisting companies to meet the increasing challenges of corporate compliance and risk management.

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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.

define compliance  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. 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.

define compliance  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

Why Google Docs Must Have Compliance Management


More than 30 million users within businesses, government agencies, schools and other organizations world-wide have switched to Google Apps. Unfortunately, Google Apps does not have any built-in document compliance or records management features to meet organizational standards and legal regulations. This document discusses how to achieve regulatory and policy compliance with Google Apps.

define compliance  Google Docs Must Have Compliance Management More than 30 million users within businesses, government agencies, schools and other organizations world-wide have switched to Google Apps. Unfortunately, Google Apps does not have any built-in document compliance or records management features to meet organizational standards and legal regulations. This document discusses how to achieve regulatory and policy compliance with Google Apps. Read More

Make Compliance Work for You


Compliance is often treated as a necessary evil that creates costs, disruption, and complexity. But these pains often result from dealing with compliance in a clumsy way due to a lack of resources and the absence of a compliance strategy. There’s a better way: using standards-based data management solutions that integrate with existing infrastructure and leverage automation to embed compliance at all levels. Find out how.

define compliance  Compliance Work for You Compliance is often treated as a necessary evil that creates costs, disruption, and complexity. But these pains often result from dealing with compliance in a clumsy way due to a lack of resources and the absence of a compliance strategy. There’s a better way: using standards-based data management solutions that integrate with existing infrastructure and leverage automation to embed compliance at all levels. Find out how. Read More

Retailer-centric Planning: Compliance to Collaboration


In a game where the goals don’t change, but the rules do, winners and losers are determined by how well each team sees the big picture. Thus, suppliers who understand and support retailers’ goals have a better likelihood of success. The greater the alignment of processes and communication between suppliers and retailers, the greater the chances of a big win.

define compliance  centric Planning: Compliance to Collaboration In a game where the goals don’t change, but the rules do, winners and losers are determined by how well each team sees the big picture. Thus, suppliers who understand and support retailers’ goals have a better likelihood of success. The greater the alignment of processes and communication between suppliers and retailers, the greater the chances of a big win. Read More

PCI Compliance Cost Analysis


The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) was created by credit card companies to protect cardholder data, ensuring that merchants and service providers maintain the highest degree of information security. However, many retailers are still questioning its effectiveness and necessity in light of the high cost of compliance. Read this white paper to find out what this cost really means for your organization.

define compliance  Compliance Cost Analysis The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) was created by credit card companies to protect cardholder data, ensuring that merchants and service providers maintain the highest degree of information security. However, many retailers are still questioning its effectiveness and necessity in light of the high cost of compliance. Read this white paper to find out what this cost really means for your organization. Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Two: RFID Compliance


Provia's approach to radio frequency identification (RFID) compliance was to offer a bolt-on or drop-in product that works in conjunction with a company's existing logistics transactional software solution and process flows. This should put the suppliers back into control of prioritizing their IT projects because they could supposedly thereby be fairly easily and quickly made compliant with Wal-Mart or the DoD requirements for RFID. The next step for them would then be to look at how they can reap the benefits of RFID internally within their own operations.

define compliance  Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Two: RFID Compliance RFID Compliance These days when radio frequency identification (RFID) is constantly on everyone's lips, and when every relevant enterprise application vendor is hedging its bets towards becoming RFID-ready or is even convincing the market that its RFID-compliant solution is exactly what the doctor ( Wal-Mart , Target , Albertsons , and the US Department of Defense [ DoD ]) ordered, the typically quiet Provia Software ( www.provia.com ), a Read More

Updating and Streamlining Compliance Training Across a Network of Hospitals


Exempla Healthcare was facing several business challenges, including achieving 100% compliance on annual required training, establishing consistency and content standardization among hospitals, and reducing student time spent in training. The company selected ToolBook®, along with SumTotal Learning Management, to create, deliver, and track training using one integrated system. Read the case study and see the benefits.

define compliance  and Streamlining Compliance Training Across a Network of Hospitals Exempla Healthcare was facing several business challenges, including achieving 100% compliance on annual required training, establishing consistency and content standardization among hospitals, and reducing student time spent in training. The company selected ToolBook®, along with SumTotal Learning Management, to create, deliver, and track training using one integrated system. Read the case study and see the benefits. Read More

Governance, Regulation and Compliance


Companies must meet GRC criteria defined by internal and external policies, as failing to do so can have business and legal consequences. Although management of travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses is often seen as being of low importance for overall GRC, poorly managed T&E can lead to unforeseen issues with long-term business impact. See why using an external T&E management provider is the best way to adhere to GRC.

define compliance  must meet GRC criteria defined by internal and external policies, as failing to do so can have business and legal consequences. Although management of travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses is often seen as being of low importance for overall GRC, poorly managed T&E can lead to unforeseen issues with long-term business impact. See why using an external T&E management provider is the best way to adhere to GRC. Read More

Enterprise Search for E-discovery Compliance


Enterprise search is rapidly emerging as a key component to electronic discovery, and is proving to be the very technology that organizations need to comply with US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). But not all enterprise search software is the same, and conducting a review of the various technologies available can be a daunting task. Find out what you’ll need to look for to ensure regulatory compliance.

define compliance  Search for E-discovery Compliance Enterprise search is rapidly emerging as a key component to electronic discovery, and is proving to be the very technology that organizations need to comply with US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). But not all enterprise search software is the same, and conducting a review of the various technologies available can be a daunting task. Find out what you’ll need to look for to ensure regulatory compliance. Read More