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Internal Control Management by Design

Business is complex. Exponential growth and change in regulations, globalization, distributed operations, changing processes, competitive velocity, business relationships, disruptive technology, and business data impedes organizations. Keeping complexity and change in sync is a significant challenge for boards, executives, as well as governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) functions throughout the business. Business is no longer defined […]

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Three Lines of Defense: Enabling High Performing Organizations

Like battling the multi-headed Hydra in Greek mythology, redundant, manual, and uncoordinated governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) approaches are ineffective. As the Hydra grows more heads of regulation, legal matters, operational risks, and complexity, scattered departments of GRC responsibilities that do not work together become overwhelmed and exhausted and start losing the battle. This […]

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Increased Pressure to Control Spreadsheets and Documents

Pervasiveness of End User Computing Brings Risk Use of end user computing applications such as spreadsheets, emails, and other document types has revolutionized how technology creates value for organizations. However, this brings a significant challenge to govern and control information and technology in a distributed and dynamic environment. Organizations are facing increased pressures from regulators […]

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