Sai Sireesh: Business Analytics at the Speed of Thought: The Next Game Changer!

I always look forward to interactions with Finance/Risk Microsoft Excel power users. Most times it’s a humbling experience as I come away learning something new about how innovatively they have stretched the capabilities of Excel. One of my earlier blogs speaks about the importance of self-serve in the Risk and Finance world. Well to extend…

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Jeff Jinnett: The Problem with Unmanaged End User Computing Applications

Approximately 68% of an enterprise’s corporate data is managed in IT Department-controlled applications and 32% is stored in key Microsoft Excel spreadsheets(1), Microsoft Access and other databases(2) , business intelligence tools (e.g., reporting tools), Microsoft Word and other forms of documents, web-oriented architecture “mashup” approaches(3) and other end user computing applications. Often the 32% portion…

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Jeff Jinnett: How to Take a Holistic Approach to Governance, Risk Management and Compliance - part 2

In the last blog, we were discussing ways to copy with today’s new business and regulatory challenges.  Again, you might want to consider adopting a “holistic” GRC approach that can help you develop multi-purpose, reusable GRC solutions.  For example, under such a holistic approach, a company could (a) identify the most important legal and policy…

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