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Insights, trends, and tips for smarter governance, risk management, and compliance.

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ACL REVIEWED IN THE FORRESTER WAVE™: GOVERNANCE, RISK, AND COMPLIANCE PLATFORMS, Q1 2018

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Assessing low, medium, and high risk

Many risks happen every day, but are inconsequential. Others are a big deal. With so many controls and so many areas of an organization, it’s only logical that you should look at the ones that can bite you.

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Technology deficiencies in the Three Lines of Defense

Since the emergence of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the use of technology in processes related to risks and controls has truly started to take meaningful shape in many organizations. However, when looking across the risk and control functions in most organizations, technology is still typically used on a departmental or point-solution basis.

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How to “do ERM” and actually achieve results

There is universal agreement that risk management silos are a problem and that home-grown, spreadsheet-based systems are cumbersome, resource-intensive and, often, simply not up to the job. The objective now is to shift organizational attitudes towards risk management and take an enterprise-wide, integrated approach.

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How do you spell success? ERM

The most successful, high-performing organizations have ERM processes that share the following characteristics. Use this checklist to see how your organization measures up.

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Make an immediate impact in the finance department with ACL

Empowered by an invaluable resource: a means of interrogating all our data (from all our systems) in one place, and the ability to illuminate financial risk and performance, Keith Bailey, director of finance at ACL, shares how he was able to make an immediate impact on the finance department.

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