Failure to strategically manage email can be costly for any businesses. Learn about the risks of poor email management, and how to implement a comprehensive, best practices-based email retention policy. Enforce your policy by implementing MessageLabs Managed Email Archiving Service to minimize email risks and maximize compliance with organizational, legal, and regulatory rules.
Published By: XpertHR
Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
One of the most common workplace documents is an employee handbook. If you choose to have one, it is critical to follow through in implementing and enforcing it. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has increasingly taken more of an activist role in the scrutiny of employee handbook. It’s important that employers take note of the NLRB’s position on certain work rules that may affect an employee’s right to engage in protected activity, as well as an employer’s role in managing its workforce.
When updating your handbook it's important to keep in mind that what is not included is almost as important as what is included. Use this whitepaper to refresh yourself on seven essential dos and don'ts of employee handbooks such as:
• Topics to include in your handbook
• Common risks to avoid
• Provisions to consider
• Best practice around updating and amending policies
Plus, get tips on how to approach your handbook as a multistate employer.
A powerful signal integrity analysis tool must be flexibility, easy to use and integrated into an existing EDA framework and design flow. In addition, it is important for the tool to be accurate enough. This report reviews a validation study for the Mentor Graphics HyperLynx 8.0 PI tool to establish confidence in using it for power integrity analysis.
Banks and financial institutions have faced a spate of regulations centered on capital adequacy since the financial crisis started in 2008. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) initiated a series of reforms to strengthen risk, capital and liquidity rules across banks. Among the important changes recommended are new rules for calculating Tier I and Tier II capital and the inclusion of additional risk measurement components for market risk, liquidity risk and counterparty risk. Despite these changes, a key drawback of the Basel framework is its focus on historical capital adequacy. While being useful, it does not help assess the impact of stress events on banks from an ex-ante basis. Hence regulatory agencies in several jurisdictions have mandated banks to define a forward-looking capital plan that incorporates stress scenarios.
Requirements quality is tangible. It is possible to look at the specific characteristics of requirements documentation and determine if it is sufficiently clear, accurate and complete to lead to a successful project. Since flawed requirements trigger about 70% of all project failures,1 this paper will present some hard and fast rules for looking at requirements documents, in any format, and being able to determine if they are reasonably well constructed. It will outline the key points to look for in a requirements document, and why this can save a company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Finally, it will offer five straightforward questions to address when evaluating requirements quality. The paper is not intended to be a full audit of requirements, but rather act as a guide and checklist for evaluation.
Requirements quality is tangible. This hard-hitting 10 minute video microcast presents the concrete rules that will allow you to quickly assess a requirements document and determine if it will likely lead to an effective implementation.
Published By: Concur ENT
Published Date: May 11, 2018
VAT rules can be complex, HMRC – a gauntlet. In this eBook, we demystify some of the facts around
compliance, tax and expense management.
The British economy has gone from boom to bust. The recession followed by a long period of austerity
and caution has altered spending behaviours while the government has increasingly cracked down
on tax evasion and fraud. HMRC has become more focused on assisting businesses of all sizes to
comply with their policies and implement good governance when it comes to finances.
Nevertheless, the reality can sometimes be confusing and the penalties for getting it wrong – severe.
Many businesses outsource their tax management to experts or muddle through, running the risk of
non-compliance. There’s a real need for unambiguous, helpful advice about expenses, VAT and
We’ve created this guide to help shine some light on the processes, practices and behaviours around
tax and expenses based on some of the frequently asked questions we receive. Wh
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Dec 09, 2016
Many federal agencies claim they don't have a BYOD program. This survey of federal employees, however, says something different. Get data on personal device usage at work, who's breaking the rules, and more.
The unifying concept that defines FICO and its substantial technology and solutions stack is Decision Management. This term has not yet become mainstream - but it will. All business analytics activities are performed with the single aim of improving the accuracy and efficiency of business decisions. This applies to business intelligence, data visualization, data mining, business rules management, and many other forms of analysis. Unifying these activities under a single discipline means that currently fragmented analytical efforts can be combined into a single whole, with benefits that will be discussed in this review.
So, you want to take your company global? For many organizations, forward growth means international expansion. While you may recognize the need for this growth, making it happen is another matter.
In order to expand into new markets, you’ll need to identify your growth strategy, navigate unclear rules and regulations, understand cultural differences, and so much more. There are many complex considerations when growing your business globally – many of which you didn’t need to address in order to grow domestically.
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Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
With the recent increase in enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the tightening of anti-corruption legislation in Europe and other regions, knowledge of bribery rules and regulations has never been more critical. In the US alone, the total fines for FCPA violations levied by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2013 exceeded $720 million1. Fortunately, effective training and internal communication have been identified as strategies to mitigate your compliance risk. Here are five things you need to know about anti-bribery enforcement trends.
Today, organizations are squeezing their finance and accounting functions like never before. Expectations are at an all-time high, yet resources are increasingly scarce. They must maintain controls, compliance, and keep up with complex accounting rules — all while meeting business demands for faster turnaround and lower costs.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 14, 2012
Information security has undergone a sea change in the past 10 years. Compliance mandates in the form of industry standards and Federal rules like NERC, FFIEC, HIPAA/HITECH and PCI-DSS are the new norm. To stay in compliance, IT teams need to be able to keep up with updatesand changes to existing mandates while also being prepared for new ones. To maximize efficiency, manage risk and reduce potential violations due to compliance failure, organizations need to implement security tools whose features support multiple specifications within and across different compliance frameworks.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 01, 2015
The foundation of trusted Internet communications are Secure Socket Link (SSL) certificates, an encryption technology installed on Web servers that permits transmission of sensitive data through an encrypted connection. Using a public-key infrastructure (PKI), SSL certificates authenticate the end-use Website and the endpoint server, making it difficult for those sites to be imitated or forged.The acquisition of SSL certificates should always be a relatively easy experience; however, the purchasing decision should never be regarded lightly. When businesses consider SSL certificates; there six Golden Rules a purchaser should keep in mind. This whitepaper provides an overview of the SSL certificated market, the six golden rules of purchasing SSL certificates and how Symantec addresses each of the golden rules. At the end of the day, people want to make sure their Web sites are secured with as little friction as possible—Symantec gives businesses every opportunity to achieve that goal.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new legal framework that will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 in the European Union. EU regulations have direct effect in all EU member states, meaning the GDPR replaces the current Data Protection Directive and applies to all EU member states.
The GDPR’s focus is the protection of personal data. In fact, GDPR is one of the biggest shakeups ever seen affecting how data relating to an individual should be handled—and it affects not just companies but any individual, corporation, public authority, agency or other body that processes the personal data of individuals based in the EU.
As gatekeepers and processors of personal data, HR and People teams have a crucial role to play in preparing for this step change. The rules on how data is kept and used will become much more stringent, and it’s vital that HR and People teams become more transparent, communicating to employees exactly how their data is processed.
In a world wh
Published By: Sage EMEA
Published Date: Dec 19, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new legal framework that will come into effect on the 25th of May 2018 in the European Union. EU regulations have direct effect in all EU member states, meaning the GDPR replaces the current Data Protection Directive and applies to all EU member states. The GDPR’s focus is the protection of personal data. In fact, GDPR is one of the biggest shakeups ever seen affecting how data relating to an individual should be handled—and it affects not just companies but any individual, corporation, public authority, agency or other body that processes the personal data of individuals based in the EU. As gatekeepers and processors of personal data, HR and People teams have a crucial role to play in preparing for this step change. The rules on how data is kept and used will become much more stringent, and it’s vital that HR and People teams become more transparent, communicating to employees exactly how their data is processed. In a world where 2,
There’s no getting around it. Passed in May 2016, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the minimum standards of the Data Protection Directive, a 21-year-old system that allowed the 28 EU member states to set their own data privacy and security rules relating to the information of EU subjects. Under the earlier directive, the force and power of the laws varied across the continent. Not so after GDPR went into effect May 25, 2018.
Under GDPR, organizations are subject to new, uniform data protection requirements—or could potentially face hefty fines. So what factors played into GDPR’s passage?
• Changes in users and data. The number, types and actions of users are constantly increasing. The same is true with data. The types and amount of information organizations collect and store is skyrocketing. Critical information should be protected, but often it’s unknown where the data resides, who can access it, when they can access it or what happens once
Published By: DigiCert
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Regulatory compliance is more than a series of rules to adhere to, and getting it right could save you time and money.
Historically, compliance has been regarded as a checklist of fixed requirements. But this reactive outlook risks being too short-sighted. It can lead to higher compliance costs, audit deficiencies, greater business downtime and an increased risk of data loss. Furthermore, it can lead to missed opportunities to achieve greater levels of operational effectiveness for your business.
The only way to achieve a greater level of operational efficiency is to adopt a proactive strategy and stay ahead of the compliance curve.
Health care providers cope with an avalanche of complex rules, regulations, and administrative processes just to run their practices. At the same time, costs are increasing and reimbursement rates are declining. The only way for a practice to achieve financial health in this demanding environment is to learn how to operate at peak performance level.
A company's products needed constant updates due to changing business rules and regulations, as well as new functionality. However, tasks such as regression testing took too long and consumed too many resources. Collaborative helped to dramatically speed up the process through automation and process analysis, leading to increased customer satisfaction.
o This actionable resource guide covers 7 ways you can think like a marketer to create a compelling Open Enrollment communications campaign. Use it to create an engaging and understandable experience for your people. The guide includes: ? Tips for developing communications your people will actually open, read, and understand ? Borrowing cardinal rules from consumer marketers and making them work for you ? Setting goals, strategy, and measuring ROI for this year's Open Enrollment
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 01, 2015
The acquisition of SSL certificates should always be a relatively easy experience; however, the purchasing decision should never be regarded lightly. When businesses consider SSL certificates; there six Golden Rules a purchaser should keep in mind. This whitepaper provides an overview of the SSL certificated market, the six golden rules of purchasing SSL certificates and how Symantec addresses each of the golden rules. At the end of the day, people want to make sure their Web sites are secured with as little friction as possible—Symantec gives businesses every opportunity to achieve that goal.
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