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ERM is Dead! Long Live ERM!

Posted by - July 16, 2018
Driving Change to Improve Resilience and Agility Enterprise risk management (ERM) is a framework organizations use to manage risks and seize opportunities related to the achievement of their objectives. More and more frequently, upper-level management refuses to acknowledge ERM properly, which leads to missed opportunity and lost revenues. Read more to…
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Transforming Contracts into Actionable Intelligence

Posted by - July 6, 2018
Contract Analytics is a Business Imperative Bruce Orcutt from ABBYY shares how artificial intelligence can extract meaning from contracts in the same way as humans do, the challenges businesses face in using AI and the benefits the technology can offer. Contracts are the engine of a business; they contain critical…
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4 Health Care Data Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Posted by - June 28, 2018
Best Practices for Data Integrity, Collection and Reporting Ajay Khanna of Reltio explores the four primary data challenges facing the health care industry today – fragmented data, ever-changing data, privacy and security regulations and patient expectations – and provides advice on how to overcome them while maintaining compliance. Health care…

Transforming IT Audit in the Digital Era

Posted by - June 6, 2018
Robotic Process Automation and Other Key Advances A number of technological advances are emerging that, when implemented by IT audit, will upend the traditional approach to IT auditing. Among the advances: robotic process automation, advanced analytics, and process mining. Protiviti’s Andrew Struthers-Kennedy and Ashley Cuevas explore several changes coming to…
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Tips to Achieve Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) Compliance

Posted by - April 23, 2018
How to Overcome Technological Roadblocks What a time to work in the GRC field: new technologies are constantly emerging to help companies meet their regulatory obligations. At the same time, many fragmented requirements have piled up over time. Chris Ekonomidis, Head of U.S. Business Consulting at Synechron, discusses the three…
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Using IPA for Due Diligence Compliance

Posted by - April 12, 2018
A Primer on the Standardized Approach to Credit Risk The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) regulatory body has proposed using a standardized approach to credit risk (SA-CR) when measuring credit risk. Banks using intelligent process automation (IPA) may leverage the approach to ensure compliance with the new due diligence requirements.…
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The Impact of RPA on GDPR

Posted by - April 9, 2018
Using Content Analytics to Ensure Compliance Buzzwords like AI and machine learning tend to grab the attention of C-suite leaders, but the most exciting tool in the digital transformation toolbox is RPA, robotic process automation. Anthony Macciola defines RPA, discusses the realities of machine learning and covers strategies for driving…
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Navigating KYC in the Nordics, Part 2

Posted by - March 28, 2018
Embracing New Technologies Fenergo’s Laura Glynn discusses how banks around the world are embracing a more digitalized and transformative approach to compliance and, indeed, client life cycle management. Read Part 1. The global financial services industry is currently on the brink of a massive technological disruption. Financial institutions are now…
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Audit and the Rise of Robotic Process Automation

Posted by - March 12, 2018
Risks Presented in Adopting RPA with co-author Barton Edgerton A large number of organizations are quickly moving to implement robotic process automation (RPA) across a wide variety of corporate functions, ranging from shared services to finance. Most audit departments will soon confront RPA in many processes previously controlled by humans.…
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Often-Overlooked Factors in Risk Management

Posted by - February 23, 2018
Driving Down Risk, From the Cubicle to the C-Suite Effective employee engagement and reporting is key to accountability and effective risk management. So why are we not paying more attention to how today’s workforce prefers to communicate? with co-author Jay R. Taylor, CEO of EagleNext Advisors We are entering an…
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7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Posted by - February 8, 2018
The Inherent Risk (and Reward) of Innovation This year, cybersecurity officers must rethink their end-to-end security ecosystem. Top priority will be identifying and addressing evolving vulnerabilities to people, processes, technologies and service providers. It’s time both to re-evaluate the overarching security strategy and to take a more security-minded approach from…
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Can AI Be the Next Step in GRC’s Evolution?

Posted by - October 18, 2017
How IT Can Leverage AI to Prevent Major Cybersecurity Incidents The need for artificial intelligence (AI) in IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) is growing quickly.  As companies expand their digital footprints, cybersecurity vulnerabilities worsen due to an increased amount of data being produced from IT security monitoring and performance…