Measuring Ethical Culture – Tapping Into “Open Secrets”

Ethical culture and efforts to measure it are at the top of many board and audit committee agendas of late, and rightly so. A number of corporate scandals have played out on the front pages in the past year...

Risk Culture Audits: Does Your Organization Walk the Talk?

Recently, there has been increased focus on the impact of culture on an organization’s business practices. My colleague Brian Christensen discussed culture in a May blog post titled “When bad things happen to...

Digital to the Core: Companies Must Have the Right People and Mindset to Succeed at Digital Transformation

A common mistake that companies make when pursuing digital transformation is viewing the process as a collection of technology projects, and not a business strategy that is shaped and driven by senior...

Operationalizing Compliance: Conduct at the Top, Accountability Are Key

Almost one year ago, in February of 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Fraud Section released the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs guidance, which references the FCPA Resource Guide and the...

Hurricane Harvey Was a Real-World BCM Test — But What Can Businesses Learn From It?

Hurricane Harvey dumped over 51 inches of rain — or about 27 trillion gallons of water — on Texas and Louisiana last summer, more than four times the amount Louisiana and Mississippi received from Hurricane...

Beyond Cost Savings: Driving Long-Term Value With Supplier Relationship Management

Certain supplier relationships can be restraining – a supplier with whom negotiations are challenging and the ability to leverage volume or spend is limited, for example. Then, the question is “Without...

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Innovation with a Capital “C” – Culture Concerns Climb for Technology, Media and Communications Companies in 2018

Amid growing pressure to meet or surpass the speed of disruptive innovation, executives and directors of technology, media and communications (TMC) companies worry that their organizations’ desire to innovate may outrun their ability to properly...

Security Advisory: Meltdown and Spectre – Processor Flaws Expose Networks to New Class of Vulnerabilities

Security researchers have identified a flaw, present in most computer processors, that allows unauthorized disclosure of information. The flaw, which affects most major processor manufacturers, is the first known instance of a security vulnerability...