Efficient execution of compliance roadmap for SaaS companies

Compliance is the cost of doing business in today’s world. Regulators have imposed a wide array of mandates and protections designed to uphold privacy and security standards around consumer information. Meeting compliance requirements can be a challenge, but it can also open up new markets, speed your sales process, and …

Enacting proactive risk management through governance, risk & compliance

In the highly regulated industries of finance, healthcare and energy, effectively managing a governance, risk and compliance program is crucial to containing a cybersecurity breach, especially when international data sharing is involved. The key is to prioritize proactive risk management, in order to be more than just compliant with security policies …

What to Ask a Potential Integration Firm Partner

When companies get large enough, they often have an in-house IT firm. Once any team member has been onboard for a while, they know the organization’s IT infrastructure. So it only stands to reason those employees should be able to handle everything that comes up in technology, whether it’s upgrading …

Good advice to keep software and systems integration ahead

Integration of software and systems is an effective strategy in terms of reducing costs and increasing performance. It begins with the software designer who assembles units and components and then adds a quality assurance team that validates a consistent arrangement of the software and components. I have found that the …

Architect Your Software Delivery Value Stream Around Flow

When it comes to accelerating the business value of software delivery, Carmen DeArdo — co-author of Standing on Shoulders: A Leader’s Guide to Digital Transformation and leading authority on value stream management — typically asks customers one crucial question to get the conversation started: “Do you know where your bottlenecks …