To be defensible, it’s not enough to implement a strong ethics and compliance program. Regulators expect that companies are continually auditing and monitoring their programs and internal controls. Many companies with...more
Things are changing fast in the worlds of governance, risk management and compliance. With each day comes bigger corporate risks and the consequences of not seeing them coming. Companies are beginning to embrace “breaking...more
Compliance teams are paying more and more attention to policy management. From bribery of government officials to sexual harassment and data security, companies have a vested interest in knowing that employees are doing the...more
In many companies, it takes a lot of work to draft a policy and get it approved. Individuals have to make a commitment to get a policy written, and make the time to write content. Committees have to meet, edit and re-edit the...more
I recently read a very interesting opinion piece by Claire Cain Miller on the contrast between the fast-growth nature of technology startups and the need for mature compliance processes to stay on the right side of the law....more
This post is the third in a series on the risks of using SharePoint for your policy management system.
In part three of our series (read parts one and two), we’re going to focus on the efficiencies you don’t gain by...more
We at The Network listen very closely to our customers. We place a lot of importance on their feedback, whether it comes in the format of comments on our blogs, conversations in the sales process, or interactions during...more
In part 2 of our blog series, we’re going to focus on the use of SharePoint as a compliance management system. Capturing attestations and certifications on policies is an important part of the compliance program and delivers...more
Sharepoint is a beast in the world of enterprise document management. As of late 2012, SharePoint was a $2 billion source of revenue for Microsoft, and Microsoft claimed that over 60% of enterprises use it.
Talking to our clients is one of the things I like most about my position in Product Marketing at The Network. It’s important that we take our clients’ needs into account when planning future enhancements of our software...more
In today’s increasingly complex world, compliance risks are more and more impactful to the business. Businesses are challenged to ensure everyone in the extended enterprise avoids wrongdoing, while simultaneously encouraging...more
Company policies are living documents. They change in response to events in the environment, changes in your company’s risk profile, its incident history, or even its worldview. We spend a lot of time trying to ensure...more
The day America stops for the most-watched sporting event in history millions share the experience of pulling for their favorite team in front of the TV at home. For fans in Seattle and Denver, the joy of cheering for the...more
I doubt if I’ll get much objection to this statement: Compliance teams are overworked and understaffed. Many times we hear that compliance teams are aware that their processes for managing policies are haphazard at best, yet...more