When starting out on the Compliance Management journey, understanding the alphabet soup of acronyms can be confusing. Here we try to explain the terms, what needs to be done, and need for compliance management software in the process.
Enterprise Compliance Today
The benefits of SharePoint as a content management system and information portal tool are indisputable. With great search functionality and user definable portal pages SharePoint is now the leading Content Management solution chosen by most IT departments.
But what if your business demands strict document controls protocols, not just because it’s good practice but life depends on it? Unfortunately there is generally a poor appreciation by IT departments of the importance of document control in mission critical business.
Just like the Brexit win 2 months ago, Donald Trump’s election as US President beggars belief but has some valuable lessons to learn from both a Risk Management and corporate governance perceptive.
In my last article “Is Cloud based Risk Management worth the Risk?” I confirmed cloud solutions can be the right and effective solution given that you do the appropriate due diligence on being fit-for-purpose. If a cloud solution is appropriate, that’s any application not just risk and compliance, then how can you minimise your internet infrastructure risk?
Last week’s simultaneous DDoS cyber-attack on major US websites from Twitter to New York Times, exposed the serious vulnerability for those with cloud based Risk & Compliance solutions. It looks like some people may be cutting off the branch they are sitting on!
It is not uncommon for laboratories to be saddled with maintaining both ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 certification. Although it is simpler to create and implement two QMS – and to "merge" those activities which can be merged – this approach is arduous, inefficient, and prone to mistakes.
Senior management have to come to grips with the fact that Digital Transformation is not an Event but rather the operating environment of 21st century business.
Last week saw the latest in misguided innovation talkfests, the AFR Innovation Summit #Innovation16. For several days academics, public servants, journalists, and corporate employees put forward their insights into how Australia can develop an Innovation culture.
This week I digress from my usual evangelism of all things GRC for a bit of self-indulgent introspection asking the rhetorical question: Why is our only tolerance the tolerance of prejudice?
“Ultimately, America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity.” — Robert Kennedy.