COSO Fraud Risk Management Guide: As good as it gets?

There is much discussion with recommendations from accountants, auditors and loss reduction specialists on linear controls to reduce misuses and abuses of benefits payment systems, occupational fraud, theft and corruption. This article posits that people and organizations are “complex systems” in their own right, and that we ought to pay attention to science deep diving into …

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Don’t Get Hood Winked by Identification Issuing Security Theater

I recently came across an Internet discussion page where aggrieved parties were upset receiving letters that they had 30 days to surrender their Red and White health card for a new photo health card. The immediate observation is that we are over 20 years into this transition. Secure cards can’t be all that important to government. …

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What You Should Know About Means of Identification

Since the mid 1990s much media attention is drawn to “identity theft” and what consumers can do to prevent victimization. It is rare that a clear distinction is drawn between theft (the supply) and unlawful use (the demand) for personal information. A lack of clarity at times creates confusion and underachieving counter strategies. Although the …

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How Tranzform Security Can Help You Reduce Insurance Fraud

Health care spending accounts for 17.8% of GDP in the United States. In Canada total health care spending is reported to be 11% of GDP. The dispensing of health care uniquely depends of a healthy relationship between health care plan administrators and diagnosing physicians prescribing access to the benefits and services of the plan. In …

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Design Thinking: a foundation for Business Innovation

Submitted by PBenedicto on Wed, 02/13/2013 – 22:09 “Innovate or Die” is a popular expression among thought leaders to describe the economic and cultural climate we now do business in.  Technology’s impact on people and business continues to evolve the way we communicate, work and live at a disruptive pace.  Businesses need to respond by …

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Organizational Design from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age

Submitted by rroyer on Sun, 01/13/2013 – 22:59 As the Information Age continues to evolve at a rapid rate, businesses are finding it challenging to compete in their marketplace.  New technologies, global markets, demanding customers, disengaged employees and aggressive competitors are placing unprecedented pressure on many companies, who must now rethink the way they do …

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Can the Enterprise Strike Back?

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Fri, 10/12/2012 – 16:17 Most people have written-off Research in Motion (RIM) and their Blackberry platform. But then most people take a consumer’s perspective in making that assessment. RIM is making a play to its traditional strength – security. But it is considering security for both enterprises and consumers. Security …

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As the pendulum swings – Users vs. the Enterprise

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Wed, 02/08/2012 – 14:07 There have been two traditional enemies of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) adoption: Email Shared network folders/drives For most users in an enterprise (i.e. staff), it is simply easier to send a file to a colleague through email than it is to first deposit the file and …

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Engaging Content. Whether to Embed or Link?

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Mon, 11/21/2011 – 14:44 Showing a collection of PowerPoint slides pulled from an OpenText Content Server was the subject of a recent post. At that time, I used presentations from our Content World Users’ conference of a year ago to show how a collection of related materials from a secure …

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Video at Work – Video Services for Content Server

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Tue, 11/15/2011 – 12:33 I’m a big fan of video for work applications. It’s the best way to get information to staff quickly. As such I’ve been using the OpenText Video Service (OTVS) for some time. In fact, we recently developed a ‘Success Story’ about our own use of the …

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Engaging, Syndicated Content Collections

Submitted by Martin Sumner-Smith on Wed, 11/09/2011 – 16:13 Sometimes providing someone with a simple list of choices is not effective because they’ll find it boring. Users may have been spoiled by the newer, more immersive online experiences. You need to create a more engaging experience.At other times you want to package up content you …

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