Shifting Workflow Functionality from IT Teams to Business Analysts

Empowering Business Analysts to Directly and Rapidly Deploy Workflow Solutions No code workflow platforms are favored by the business side of an organization because they provide the power to create and modify workflows and business applications without the need for IT to get involved. Business analysts are prime targets for no code providers, giving them the ability to engage in discovery and design, but then develop the solution the business needs without handing off to a frequently stretched IT team operating with very tight budgets and multiple competing demands being placed upon them. JobTraQ Product Tour from Swift Software on... Read More »

The Impact of General Data Protection Regulation and Enforcing Compliance with No Code Workflow Software

Managing Third Party Vendors Demands Compliance Workflow Software That Extends Visibility and Control Beyond Organizational Boundaries GDPR is a European Union regulation which mandates compliance in how data operators and data owners manage and secure the personal data of EU residents (citizens and non-EU citizens who reside in the EU). While this is a non-US regulation, it affects almost every American organization because of how data flows around the globe. If your organization collects or processes data on EU residents, you must comply with GDPR with effect from May 25, 2018. What the exact GDPR compliance requirements are going to... Read More »

The Three Major Reasons for Using Lean BPM for Compliance

JobTraQ Leverages Powerful Lean BPM Functionality to Improve Compliance Effectiveness & Efficiency There are two major challenges facing compliance teams and auditors: establish what happened and put in place controls to prevent bad stuff happening in future. In a nutshell, that sums up compliance at the coal face, and as a former auditor I well remember my supervising partner’s maxim, “Remember, we record history, we don’t make it!” Such is the life of an auditor, but there is a great deal going on behind those simple statements. Establishing what happened involves the who, the where, the when, the how, but... Read More »

Sarbanes-Oxley and the Lean BPM Solution for Executive Fear

Karl Hindle is a former auditor with Arthur Andersen and Pannell Kerr Forster, and covers the issue of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and the Lean BPM solution for SOX using JobTraQ SOX Compliance: Your Own Bed or ‘Club Fed’ Sarbanes-Oxley was enacted in 2002 in the wake of Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, and a host of executives being arrested and forced to do the “perp walk”, being led away in handcuffs and usually hitting the evening news. Bluntly, SOX introduced real teeth into the world of corporate responsibility, holding the CEO and CFO fully responsible for compliance with the legislation, and threatening large... Read More »

Gaining Visibility into Compliance Processes

Karl Hindle is a former auditor with Arthur Andersen & Co., and former partner of financial services firm, Andersen Hindle (UK). Today, he writes on the accelerating rate of compliance and regulatory change, and how digital automation can bake compliance processes into business processes, speed up report creation and notification, reduce the cost of audits and investigations, and free valuable compliance resources for deployment on proactive consulting and investigatory work. Are you able to look your senior leadership in the eye and advise them that compliance is under control across the organization? How confident are you that compliance policies are... Read More »