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Attributes of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets Part Two: Information and Communication, Monitoring, and Startup Tips
An earlier article, Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations, included a brief discussion of the use of computer-based tool sets and

j sox  this requirement. Accordingly, the majority of organizations have adopted this framework as the basis for compliance with Section 404 of SOX, namely Management Assessment of Internal Controls. When evaluating SOX tool sets, doesn't it make sense to determine how well the proposed software satisfies critical components of the COSO framework? Of course it does. The remainder of this note examines the five components of the COSO framework, outlining the key characteristics and attributes you should consider

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Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations Part 2: Applying Controls and Audit Emphasis


Whether audit expertise is provided by an internal staff or an independent, outside agency, calling in an audit specialist is as normal as calling in a kicking specialist in a penalty or field goal situation in football. Particularly when you consider the majority of an enterprise software implementation is all about testing, the present of an auditor as a functioning member of the project team makes perfect and logical sense.

j sox  If you are the project manager or the project sponsor, possibly the company's CEO or CFO, it is in your best interest to create a financially healthy environment from the start of the implementation project. The expectation is that this good inbreeding will continue with the software into production and throughout its entire life cycle. Considering the extensive scope of enterprise software such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), and warehouse management systems (WMS) Read More

Information Security 101: an Introduction to Being Compliant and Protecting Your Assets


E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for most businesses today. But by now many managers know that you shouldn’t stop at just implementing these tools and then going ahead, footloose and fancy-free, with using them. As with any other asset, you need to protect not just the

j sox  Act (GLBA), or in Japan, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (J-SOX) and the Protection of Personal Information Law · Capture, monitor, and keep financial file logs (from financial reporting systems) for at least one year, for SOX audits Information Security Slip Ups—or Why Chains around Your Computer Hardware Won’t Keep Your Data Safe When hackers access the credit card numbers (or other confidential personal information) of your customers, it can cost you from $90 to $305 USD for each Read More

Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations Part 1: Project Planning and Management


Thanks, in part, to the fallout from the financial scandals of Enron, WorldCom, Tyco and others, the corporate spotlight is being refocused on the audit function. However, by waiting until systems are live and in production before applying an audit regimen, you may miss an excellent opportunity to establish effective controls at the outset, when the enterprise software is being implemented. Read on to learn where and how, as an executive sponsor, project manager, or team member, you can instill audit procedures that can continue throughout the life of the software.

j sox  or languages. These practices just make good sense and do not need legislation or the attachment of criminal penalties to be implemented. Steal the concepts from the SOX and start your own program to improve internal control practices. As a project manager, you should encourage the involvement of the audit function from the outset. While specific and typical areas of involvement will be addressed in Part II of this article, as part of the planning and management process, coordination with the audit Read More

Method to the (Expansion) Madness: Some Common Threads


Click Commerce has been impressively active in its expansion efforts, and now offers quite a few solutions outside its traditional realm. While each of its solutions has a unique focus, the vendor's target market often requires solutions from several categories.

j sox  Delphi , Hyundai , J abil Global Services, Abbott Labs, Kawasaki, Lincoln Electric, Goodrich, Honeywell, BP, Solectron, Subary, Tyco, etc.) and consumer products and retail (Wal-Mart, Home Shopping Network, Ann Taylor, Procter & Gamble, Bausch & Lomb, Pier1 Imports, Sara Lee, Black & Decker , etc.). Also included are commercial aviation and A&D ( American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Lockheed Martin, Alaska Airlines, GE Aircraft Engines, Air France Industries, the Canadian Department of Defence , etc.), Read More

Automating Document-intensive Tasks with Workflow Software


In today’s business world, heightened privacy concerns and tightened regulations such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act have forced organizations to improve their workflow and archival and records management processes. That's why many results-oriented organizations are now using workflow software—bringing together people, processes, and documents to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and meet compliance requirements.

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Talent (Human Capital) Management and Sports? Sign Me Up, Please! - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced and analyzed some mixed feelings and doubts that we might still have about the noble concepts of talent management and human capital management (HCM), while Part 2 provided some definitions of these two software categories' respective scopes. No Laughing Matter, Indeed The discussion so far has ascertained that talent management, as a strategy, requires

j sox  the sales folks might just blow out the quarterly figures due to the high productivity of newly recruited reps that were immediately up to speed. Sport Teams Championing Talent Management But, nothing can be better music to my ears than marrying enterprise applications with sports. To that end, as to prove the concept of talent management, one of Taleo World 2008 ’s presenters pointed out Major League Baseball (MLB) team, the  Oakland Athletics (A’s) . In fact, the A’s GM Billy Beane's executive Read More

Case Study: J. Schmalz GmbH


Established in 1910, J. Schmalz GmbH is a leading provider of vacuum technology. Over 25 years, the company has been through two reorganizations and entered the international market—all with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out how the system has grown with Schmalz over the years, and how the company employs the system at its headquarters, as well as all of its international offices.

j sox  Study: J. Schmalz GmbH Established in 1910, J. Schmalz GmbH is a leading provider of vacuum technology. Over 25 years, the company has been through two reorganizations and entered the international market—all with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out how the system has grown with Schmalz over the years, and how the company employs the system at its headquarters, as well as all of its international offices. Read More

Avoiding Information Overload: A Logical Approach to Managing Endpoint Security and Compliance


One of the biggest issues now facing corporations is regulatory compliance. As if corporate security threats weren’t enough, regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others now have long checklists of mandated requirements that must be adhered to—and thoroughly documented—by IT departments. Learn about a logical approach to managing the volumes of data required to prove compliance.

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Data Security, Governance, and Privacy


To meet regulatory requirements such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT managers are now receiving the board-level visibility and budgets required to improve enterprise data security. For example, companies need secure and verifiable audit trails that track the activities of database administrators (DBAs) and other privileged insiders. But have you considered the seven essential elements of database security?

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flexite products provide a process and information management platform. Its interface allows flexite products to fit both main processes, and allows the the automatization of critical support processes including all employees. By automating processes, flexite is a base for ISO, OHSAS, BCR, and SOX. It also gathers data and contains tools to aid in the management of business.  

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Progress Exchange 2013 Part One: What's the Current State of Progress?


By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio) As it has been excruciatingly painful for die-hard Boston Red Sox fans to watch their moribund baseball team’s previous two seasons, it has been puzzling and perhaps also painful for enterprise software market observers to watch the coinciding self-implosion of sorts of the New England software vendor Progress Software Corporation. For

j sox  which was sold in June to Software AG . Now, the Red Sox might have already redeemed themselves with the (unexpectedly) stellar regular 2013 MLB season (and also with a great start to the MLB 2013 post-season), but only time will tell whether Progress can do a similar feat in its arena. After the aforementioned severe pruning, many have asked what might have remained at Progress other than its original OpenEdge application development platform. After all, all of those acquisitions from about 10 years ago Read More

Controlling Access to Critical Enterprise Resources


With the compliance demands of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Payment Card Industry (PCI), and others, it’s crucial that companies emphasize separation of duties (SoD) and internal access controls to help maximize network security. But many still struggle with the real-time need of granting temporary access to resources. Learn about a solution that can offer secure, controlled, and audited resource access in a timely fashion.

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IT Governance: Maximizing the Business Investment


Implementing information technology (IT) governance means using a structure of relationships and processes to direct an organization. Some project portfolio management (PPM) vendors have adopted the IT governance mantra to differentiate their solutions from those offered by the enterprise resource planning (ERP) industry.

j sox  foothold on the multiple projects taking place at any given time. Identifying risk, resource utilization, and earned value with a portfolio of IT projects necessitates the implementation and adoption of standards processes to track and respond to any red flags that may appear. This is accomplished by establishing IT governance, where a structure of relationships and processes will direct and control an organization in order to achieve its goals to add value and to balance risk. Moreover, the standards Read More