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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 Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise resource planning and financial management systems provide comprehensive sets of financials and analytics capabilities to ensure compliance.

reaching a compliance strategy  ). This requirement has far-reaching implications for companies of all sizes, since publicly traded companies need to adhere to IFRS while still complying with local tax, dividend, and other regulations, and therefore require at least two sets of financial statements. Further, because capital markets demand comparable numbers for investment decisions, even non-listed companies will be forced to issue IFRS-compliant financial statements (see mySAP ERP Financials: IFRS Compliance ). This requires the use Read More

CRM without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth


When implementing customer relationship management (CRM), organizations often lose sight of their customers and focus on efficiency gains instead of looking at the bigger picture from a customer perspective. But organizations that can build a business-centric system flexible enough to quickly respond to changing customer needs will have a sustainable competitive advantage and enjoy profitable growth for years to come.

reaching a compliance strategy  places in an instant, reaching almost a billion people. The Internet has dramatically changed the way we live, work, communicate, shop, and consume. It serves as a channel for mail, news, information, entertainment, social networking, financial and commercial transactions, and countless other activities. As the Internet becomes more embedded in everyday and commercial life, organizations can no longer afford to disregard or under- estimate its relevance to business. Those that don''t go online constitute Read More

One Vendor's Dedicated Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Unit


SAP's governance, risk management, and compliance roadmap is still in its beginning stages. Only time will prove the vendor's delivery of true, tangible products (and not vaporware), as well as the success of those products with current and prospective customers.

reaching a compliance strategy  and existing solutions for wide-reaching compliance requirements of different vertical industries, while grouping all GRC solutions under an integrated GRC framework. The competition is certainly not to be neglected, since vendors such as SAS Institute (see SAS: Striving to Sustain Leadership ), Oracle , Hyperion , BusinessObjects , or Cognos have long delivered applications for the risk management of fraudulent financial behavior or anti-money-laundering activities—well before the US Sarbanes-Oxley 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.

reaching a compliance strategy  existing software for far wider-reaching compliance requirements beyond SOX in the US. The vendor also realizes this need because there are currently more than 1,000 companies worldwide that use SAP point solutions for GRC. Other such notable applications are, for example, SAP GTS, which helps companies across diverse industries to manage international trade compliance challenges, as well as solutions for distinct industry demands. Such demands include emissions standards in the chemicals and utilities Read More

Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States


A strategic compliance program can help employers in the United States (US) reduce the likelihood of litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches, privacy violations, and other electronic disasters. Find out what it takes to make a compliance program succeed, and learn the importance of establishing clearly written rules, formal employee education, and effective hosted-services solutions right from the start.

reaching a compliance strategy  in those states, have far-reaching consequences. The Massachusetts regulations (201 CMR 17.00) take effect on May 1, 2009 and are the most comprehensive encryption requirements imposed on companies by any state. The regulations require companies to encrypt all personal information transmitted electroni- cally or wirelessly. Businesses also must encrypt all personal information stored on laptops and other portable devices including BlackBerries, cell phones, iPods, and USB drives. In Massachusetts, Read More

Scala Shows Far More Than A Bit Of A Backbone Part 2: Market Impact


Scala is a serious challenger in the SME market, especially in emerging markets like Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and China (possibly the local market leader therein), given that the company reported growth and stable financial performance in 2001 while many of its peers have seen corresponding decline.

reaching a compliance strategy  Shows Far More Than A Bit Of A Backbone Part 2: Market Impact Scala Shows Far More Than A Bit Of A Backbone Part 2: Market Impact P.J. Jakovljevic - August 7, 2002 Market Impact At the beginning of July, Scala Business Solutions (ASE: SCALA; www.scala.net ), an Amsterdam, the Netherlands-based provider of collaborative ERP software for mid-size enterprises and subsidiaries of global corporations, launched a number of initiatives to defend its turf by providing a counter value proposition to users of Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite?


Given Invensys' irrevocable decision to give up Baan for another adoption after all, one is to wonder whether this is the 'year 2000 revisited' or whether Baan and its customers should instead look forward to turning a new leaf.

reaching a compliance strategy  Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Event Summary It appears that the where there is a smoke, there is a fire motto has also held true in the case of the UK-based global automation and controls group Invensys plc . (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), and of its Baan division, once one of the leading enterprise applications vendors. Several months after first speculations about Baan''s divestiture given difficult Invensys'' financial situation, and following up on subsequent Invensys'' Read More

Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution


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reaching a compliance strategy  Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution Virtually all businesses produce plans and budgets—and then measure company progress against objectives. But high-performing companies go a step further by employing an enterprise performance management (EPM) solution to measure, manage, and monitor performance. In Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution , Read More

Guide to Tax Collection Compliance: Ending the Nightmare


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reaching a compliance strategy  to Tax Collection Compliance: Ending the Nightmare What a mess! the chief financial officer (CFO) exclaimed, lamenting his midsized company''s losing effort to comply with sales and use tax requirements. Keeping on top of dozens of shifting tax regulations for scores of products in hundreds of jurisdictions has become an ongoing nightmare. In Mid-market Report: The Changing Face of Sales and Use Tax Compliance , find out just how bad the problem has become, and what midsized companies like yours can Read More

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Sales & Operations Planning: A Two-part Journey to a Bigger Bottom Line


This whitepaper demonstrates how you can positively impact your bottom line through improved sales and operations planning (S&OP), defined as "continuously balancing supply and demand, while connecting the impact of operational decisions to your financial plan." In this regard, S&OP cannot be talked about in isolation. It includes elements of demand planning, supply planning, and budgeting. Its purpose is to create the demand-supply balance essential to guiding operational decisions that have been evaluated against the financial context. Effectively executed, S&OP will deliver improved inventory turns and margins, leading to increased revenue, higher customer satisfaction, and better use of capital. Download to learn more today.

reaching a compliance strategy  & Operations Planning: A Two-part Journey to a Bigger Bottom Line This whitepaper demonstrates how you can positively impact your bottom line through improved sales and operations planning (S&OP), defined as continuously balancing supply and demand, while connecting the impact of operational decisions to your financial plan. In this regard, S&OP cannot be talked about in isolation. It includes elements of demand planning, supply planning, and budgeting. Its purpose is to create the demand-supply Read More

IBM OpenPages Policy and Compliance Management


This video introduces the IBM OpenPages GRC Platform and, specifically, the Policy and Compliance Management module.

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Complex Compliance Regulations Raise the Stakes for Organizations


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