Enterprise Compliance Today

Understanding the Governance part of GRC Systems

Posted by Greg Carroll on Sat, Apr 29, 2017 @ 03:51 PM

Unfortunately, there seems to be a lack of understanding of what GRC really is.  Contrary to popular belief GRC is NOT ERM, but 3 separate disciplines Governance, Risk and Compliance. Here I look at the neglected Governance component.

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Tags: corporate governance, Compliance Management, risk management, Strategic Management, grc systems

What is GRC and why use compliance management software?

Posted by Greg Carroll on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 @ 02:31 PM

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.

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Tags: corporate governance, Compliance Management, risk management

How to make Audit Management Effective

Posted by Greg Carroll on Mon, Jul 25, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Effectiveness is the holy grail of Compliance Management.  Whether regulatory or ERM, ensuring business is conducted as intended is the base requirement to optimising your organization’s performance.
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Tags: Best practices, Compliance Management, risk management, Quality Management, Compliance Audit

Behind compliance management failures at Mitsubishi, VW, Target

Posted by Greg Carroll on Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 03:15 PM

2016 has seen a virtual tsunami of compliance failures involving some of our largest companies. From Mitsubishi to VW, from ANZ to Target, almost weekly there have been media reports about some company employees having run amok – unbeknownst to their executives and boards. People are asking: “What happened to the compliance management systems that are supposed to monitor and prevent such abuses?” Executives and boards are naturally starting to question the entire compliance management function. 
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Tags: Best practices, corporate governance, Compliance Management

Compliance Manager role in modern organizations-Empower decision makers

Posted by Greg Carroll on Mon, Sep 07, 2015 @ 07:14 PM

 

The Compliance Manager’s role in the modern organization is to enable/empower decision makers to take action and leave the building defensive walls to the Risk Manager with his heat maps. So how can compliance managers start realising their value adding role?

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Tags: Compliance Management, Quality Management, decision making

How to Implement Risk Based Audits & Inspections

Posted by Greg Carroll on Sat, Jul 18, 2015 @ 05:40 PM

With the release of the Final Draft of ISO9001:2015 this week and its focus on risk-based Compliance Management, I thought I would share our approach to Risk-Based Auditing from our experience with the likes of Defence Aviation and the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service, both leaders in the field.
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Tags: Best practices, Compliance Management, risk management, Quality Management, Compliance Audit

The 4 Biggest Mistakes in Compliance Management

Posted by Greg Carroll on Fri, Jul 03, 2015 @ 11:53 AM

Mere compliance with a Framework is an insufficient audit approach; it is critical to assess whether it is current, timely, communicated broadly, and meets the needs of the business. The 4 biggest mistakes are: 
  1.      Not being Outcome focused
  2.      Not using Risk base targeting
  3.      Not Value Adding
  4.      Not being timely
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Tags: Best practices, Compliance Management, Compliance Audit

Why Corporate Governance is broken and how to fix it

Posted by Greg Carroll on Thu, May 28, 2015 @ 11:23 AM

Why, with the number of fertile minds that exist in our field, is it still a case of an irresistible force meeting an immovable object.  The paradox I believe, like our would-be entrepreneurs, is one of approach.

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Tags: corporate governance, Compliance Management, risk management

How Parsons Brinkerhoff Manages Corporate Compliance with Fast Track

Posted by Greg Carroll on Fri, Oct 18, 2013 @ 03:00 AM

A customer example

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Tags: Compliance Management, project management

Mining Regulation Compliance: How a Top Gold Producer Uses Fast Track

Posted by Greg Carroll on Fri, Oct 04, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

How the right compliance software is improving Resolute's hazard management, administrative processes, audit-readiness, and more

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Tags: corporate governance, Compliance Management, risk management