Human beings are social creatures by nature. We work in teams. We collaborate with peers. We rely on others to help us when working together towards a common goal. So, it should be no surprise that organizations are now focusing on the social aspects of their internal environment as new ESG policies and programs are being created.
Operational efficiencies are always at the forefront for members to improve their profitability and to take advantage of new technologies to make their business process accelerate.
But, more and more, investors, customers and regulators have their eye on how businesses are addressing their internal processes under the lens of Environmental/Social/Governance concerns. No action, no performance reporting – sends a poor signal to the community and sets a business up for financial risk as they are evaluated by their ESG scores.
Companies are feeling the pressure of potential risks from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. With tightened government regulations and a focus on national security, procurement leaders can play a role in ensuring their organization isn’t subject to billions of dollars in fines or other penalties for compliance violations.
“A zero-day vulnerability involving a remote code execution called "Log4j" (CVE-2021-44228) was found and reported to Apache by Alibaba on November 24, 2021 and published in a tweet on December 9, 2021.”
It sounds like something from THE TERMINATOR.
On the third Thursday in November each year, we take joy in pausing from day-to-day business to spend time and be thankful with family and friends.
Q4 also marks a very important time of year for highly-regulated finance and insurance-related companies as they manage the arduous task of closing the books and archiving records while dealing with a staff more focused on the holidays.
Digitizing your files gives you easier access to the information currently locked inside. Everyone can benefit from increased productivity by decreasing the time you spend hunting for information. Essentially, digitizing can help you reclaim precious lost hours of the day.
To Whom it May Concern:
Please accept this letter as notice of my resignation effective immediately. I will be moving on to a modern work environment, with remote options and the right technology to support me...
Words that strike fear in the heart of every hiring manager. It is an expensive problem.
“This is a stick up. Hand over the money!” is the saying Hollywood has taught us to associate with robbery and theft, but it is the not-so-obvious threats that financial and retail organizations face that carry the most risk. Hidden hazards like internal theft and loss due to transaction error, add to the existing safety challenges businesses like Credit Unions, Payday and Title Lenders face every day in their customer-facing, retail locations.
How we are working now and where we will go in the future will depend on the readiness of companies to re-look at their business and redefine their models for maximum productivity. We have seen three trends that are important to consider in this Digital Transformation / Review for Readiness – as we are not likely to go back to the model that we had pre-pandemic: Remote Work Readiness, Returning to Work Safely, Rethinking Operations.