Published By: MedAssets
Published Date: Aug 01, 2014
While the challenges of implementing ICD-10 are well documented, the impact to the revenue cycle is not as well known. Revenue cycle leaders must model their payor contracts now to mitigate the risks that ICD-10 will bring.
As healthcare organizations become more adept at collaboration, data mining, and understanding the unique populations they serve, they are designing innovative care programs that involve higher risks and rewards.
Published By: Zix corp
Published Date: May 11, 2016
Email is the most used communication tool in business. It's so easy to click that seemingly innocent 'Send' button that you may not realize the risk. Find out your next steps to an implementing an effective secure email strategy.
Download this whitepaper to learn the following:
1. Background and basis of decreasing payments and increasing risks
2. Challenges and opportunities associated with the trend
3. How to thrive versus simply survive in this new healthcare environment
Now there's an innovative new way to move enterprise applications to the public cloud while actually reducing risks and trade-offs. It's called multi-cloud storage, and it's an insanely simple, reliable, secure way to deploy your enterprise apps in the cloud and also move them between clouds and on-premises infrastructure, with no vendor lock-in. Multi-cloud storage allows you to simplify your infrastructure, meet your service-level agreements, and save a bundle.
Today’s leading-edge organizations differentiate themselves through analytics to further their competitive advantage by extracting value from all their data sources. Other companies are looking to become data-driven through the modernization of their data management deployments. These strategies do include challenges, such as the management of large growing volumes of data. Today’s digital world is already creating data at an explosive rate, and the next wave is on the horizon, driven by the emergence of IoT data sources. The physical data warehouses of the past were great for collecting data from across the enterprise for analysis, but the storage and compute resources needed to support them are not able to keep pace with the explosive growth. In addition, the manual cumbersome task of patch, update, upgrade poses risks to data due to human errors. To reduce risks, costs, complexity, and time to value, many organizations are taking their data warehouses to the cloud. Whether hosted lo
In this in depth report, readers will learn about the factors driving companies toward a human resources outsourcing model, along with the risks and advantages of outsourcing human resources functions and processes, and the approaches available.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 26, 2018
During the third quarter of 2017, July 1 - September 30, several types of mobile risks and threats were detected around the world. The risks and threats are categorized as follows (and often referred to as mobile threat “DNA”
Don’t Let Non-Compliance Fines Impact your Bottom Line and Reputation.
Manual reconciliation of vast amounts of data is an arduous process, involving countless staff hours that includes backtracking, often ending without an audit trail to demonstrate how the balance sheet was derived.
Automated processes offer a solution to this risk-laden adventure. In the white paper, The Buried Costs and Hidden Risks of Manual Reconciliation for Financial Institutions, learn how to calculate and compare the costs of a manual system versus an automated system.
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According to the report, Benchmarking the Accounting Function 2015, only 56% of companies currently use automation to reconcile accounts. While many finance leaders want to change the process of reconciliation, the task can seem overwhelming.
However, developing a plan does not have to be complicated or time-consuming – and the benefits far outweigh the risks. A smooth, stress-free financial close adds qualitative value to the company by freeing employees to focus on strategic initiatives and ways to grow business.
A CFO’s Guide to Transforming the Financial Close shares how to build a center of excellence to streamline reconciliation so you can align objectives to overall business goals. Leading-edge automation tools can stop the madness of shuffling papers, sorting emails and searching spreadsheets, turning the reconciliation process from a cost center to a value-add for the company.
Corporate governance. Capital Requirements. Information Security. Identifying and measuring potential risks help you connect the dots to create a sound ERM program for your organization.
In today’s environment of security regulations and requirements, organizations must take a comprehensive approach to ERM to identify and mitigate potential threats. Risk is cumulative, and unidentified weaknesses can quickly spiral out of control, resulting in costly solutions that can lead to reputational damage.
The first step in designing a sound ERM program is to understand which components are needed and how to implement them. Ten Steps to Enterprise Risk Management: A Comprehensive Approach Reveals the Big Picture, provides a straight-forward approach to creating a reliable, yet flexible program to address existing threats with the ability to adapt to emerging ones.
In the end risk management is everybody’s job – do you have a plan in place to help your employees manage unpredictable threats and
The role of IT is fundamentally changing from a cost-efficient enablement technology to a more strategic element of the enterprise. For companies born before the digital era, IT is a key player on their path to digital transformation; for more recent businesses designed with technology at their core, IT represents a foundational pillar on top of which everything else is built.
With this shifting role, IT’s decades-long emphasis on TCO is being eclipsed by a new-found focus on security and automation. Whether it’s the continuous risks posed by a dynamic threat landscape, the threat of digital disruption, or an inability to keep pace with the latest trends, virtually every enterprise needs to be more agile. And, with the continued evolution of compute, storage, and applications, networks have been exposed as a bottleneck to change.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
"It’s more important than ever for brands to have comprehensive social media technology at their disposal. Simply buying a new solution, however, is just the beginning.
Today’s brands must deploy social media software so that it allows the highest possible return on investment, empowers them to capture new opportunities, and manage the risks inherent in social media."
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Feb 08, 2018
Every day, 13 workers die on the job in the United States. Employers continue to lose billions of dollars on other serious, nonfatal injuries. With so much at stake, managing the risks posed by hazards in the workplace has never been more important. This new white paper from Skillsoft Compliance Solutions describes the problem and how safety professionals can work towards solving it.
In this free resource, you’ll learn:
• The most common cause of on-the-job injuries and illnesses
• The top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards
• The importance of training as a building block of workplace safety
• How you can use safety training to your competitive advantage
This asset is made available for free courtesy of Skillsoft Compliance Solutions, a pioneer in the field of learning and talent management with a long history of innovation.
A range of application security tools was developed to support the efforts to secure the enterprise from the threat posed by insecure applications. But in the ever-changing landscape of application security, how does an organization choose the right set of tools to mitigate the risks their applications pose to their environment? Equally important, how, when, and by whom are these tools used most effectively?
Enterprise content is growing at an average rate of 200% per year-and the risks of noncompliance are growing even faster. This paper examines the business and technical difficulties of managing content from disparate systems and presents the most viable alternatives for addressing these challenges.
Do you know what happens during the first 60 minutes of a phishing attack? In this paper, security industry analyst Derek Brink, a Research Fellow at Aberdeen Group, crunches real-world data and measures the business risks of phishing attacks, including calculating the costs of phishing to businesses, the probability of small and large losses, and the ROI on incremental investments in advanced security to prevent phishing.
Cyren examined 11.7 million inbound emails at companies using various email security solutions to measure any possible “security gaps” in their protection,and identify any potential risks for the companies. Solutions tested ranged from hosted email services with included security filtering to on-premises email security gateways.
The study was conducted during September and October 2017, and revealed that, on average, 10.5% of email delivered to users after being scanned by their current email security solution was spam, phishing, or malware email. The report also summarizes results for three separate cases, which illustrate how penetration rates can vary across different companies.
These emerging technologies and solutions certainly are not unique to financial services. But Stewart, a business director of security intelligence solutions within the SAS Security Intelligence
Practice, sees particular interest and application in AML circles.
"There remain a good number of manual processes within financial crimes departments in financial institutions, and AI can help automate some of those rote tasks such as document review or alert triage," he says. "Due to investments in technology, there is a lower barrier of entry for midsized institutions. "And finally, there's this anxiety over the unknown - those risks they are not able to detect, that may be hidden using traditional techniques - so they're hoping that more advanced, unsupervised learning techniques can be used to identify those edge cases or behaviors that are out of norm." In an interview about analytics and the AML paradigm shift, Stewart discusses:
• The new industry intrigue with artificial intelligence a
Enhanced regulatory pressure requires continuous evaluation of your bank’s risks. To meet these demands, the AML industry has turned to analytical/statistical methodologies to:
• Improve monitoring programs.
• Reduce false-positive alerts.
• Increase monitoring coverage.
• Reduce the rapidly escalating financial cost of maintaining AML programs.
We are fully entrenched in the digital age, so much so that you're probably reading this with a smartphone or mobile device within arms length. Similarly government is also making the shift towards a digital future.
But with moving away from paper-based records and towards digital data, there are new opportunities for potential security risks regarding government data and content. As cyberthreats continue to grow in number and sophistication, agencies should be looking at features to secure every level of their digital infrastructure and content.
Check out this new pocket guide to learn content security best practices, why it matters, government rules and regulations related to digital data and its associated security and content challenges. You’ll also learn tips and tricks to apply at your agency to make sure your content is secure.
The possibilities for a career in Human Resources (HR) are vast. But, typically the path to the top HR management jobs is not a straight one. Moving up the HR ladder requires aligning your contributions to business objectives, developing ongoing mentor relationships and taking calculated risks.
Tracking regulatory changes, identifying relevant requirements, and ensuring that proper actions are being taken to ensure compliance can be challenging for organizations of any size or industry. This report by the National Association of Environmental Management (NAEM) offers concrete recommendations you can use to audit, build, or strengthen your EHS compliance management program.
The report, released in August of 2017, is based on in-depth interviews with corporate EHS executives and industry consultants. It offers five key strategies for handling emerging regulations:
Rely on relevant expertise
Tap into technology
Leverage staff capacity to manage risks
Establish strong internal standards
Demonstrate proactive leadership
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP Business Objects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to provide the conclusions of this cost and benefit analysis.
To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Analytics solutions, Forrester interviewed four organizations with multiple years of experience using these analytics solutions from SAP across one or more of the following key analytics areas: planning, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. A composite, or representative, organization was developed to report cost and benefit findings