Tag: audit

IT Security Professionals and Compliance Officers at Odds Over Cloud Security | Article

IT Security Professionals and Compliance Officers at Odds Over Cloud Security | Article

Enterprise IT and compliance groups agree on one thing for certain: their cloud environments could use some work on the security front. Less than half of the 1,018 IT security practitioners and enterprise compliance officers surveyed by the Ponemon Institute, which conducts independent research on privacy, data protection and information security policy, believe their organizations […]

IT Outsourcing’s 15% Problem: The Need for Outsourcing Governance | White Paper

IT Outsourcing’s 15% Problem: The Need for Outsourcing Governance | White Paper

Data collected by Blazent reveals significant errors in the typical controls used for IT outsourcing governance. The result is expensive manual processes and inaccuracies that lead to time-consuming reconciliation exercises, yield inaccurate data, and are very expensive. Without a trusted baseline, disputes are inevitable, and there is no solid foundation for their resolution. This paper […]

Outsourcing Real Estate Audits Saves Retailers Real Money | Article

Outsourcing Real Estate Audits Saves Retailers Real Money | Article

Real estate costs typically are the second biggest overhead expense after payroll. Outsourcing the lease audit function can save money and even save the business.

Business Process Outsourcing Under Sarbanes-Oxley: Challenges and Complexities | Article

Business Process Outsourcing Under Sarbanes-Oxley: Challenges and Complexities | Article

You’ve outsourced finance and accounting functions. But the Sarbanes-Oxley Act says management is responsible for the veracity of the numbers. How do both parties stay clear of the dreaded 404 provision, which guarantees three squares at Club Fed? Attorneys Robert Gareis and Michael Mensik of Baker & McKenzie share some thoughts.

Technology Expedites Refund Process | Article

Technology Expedites Refund Process | Article

Access specializes in marketing telecommunication audits to medium to large national businesses and government entities. The company also offers utility and energy services targeted to a California base. Access is the exclusive representative for nationally recognized companies in each of these fields. The simplicity and value of outsourcing an audit – the prospect of saving 10-30% on a company’s telecommunication costs with no upfront fees and minimal staff time involvement, make going forward with one an easy decision…

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…Of Goose Quill Pens and Inkwells | Article

…Of Goose Quill Pens and Inkwells | Article

Today, much more than simply adding up figures is required of internal auditing. It is now an integral part of value production within a company. So avers Terence McGrane, the National Accounts Partner for KPMG’s Internal Audit Services Practice. KPMG is a major, international accounting firm, and McGrane has spent more than 20 years designing, developing and deploying internal audit functions in fifty six countries and on six continents…(outsourcing)…

It Takes Two to Tango | Article

It Takes Two to Tango | Article

Ceitech is one of the biggest IT outsourcing companies in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The company, which has been in business 30 years, has just decided to use outsourcing itself. The company executives analyzed the internal audit function and decided it was “inefficient,” according to Marcelo Traversaro, Ceitech controller. The firm wanted to replace its internal […]