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Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for financial software like cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) requires process management, documentation and high levels of service and system availability. Use this SOX compliance checklist to better understand cloud accounting SOX requirements when reviewing your current financial systems or to...

It might be easier than you think for current and prospective Microsoft Dynamics users to upgrade in the cloud and turbo-boost financial budget management and planning, whether using tools within Dynamics like MR, an in-house legacy system or an ISV budgeting solution. See Microsoft Dynamics...

While the latest developments to the NAV product have accelerated the software towards becoming a cloud-first app, Dynamics NAV Customers and Partners still find many challenges in effectively launching Dynamics NAV on Azure. [caption id="attachment_15546" align="alignright" width="300"] Go to DYNNAVAZURE.COM[/caption] We recently announced a new product at...

"The GP Optimizer is a digital magazine comprises articles provided by Microsoft Dynamics GP Add-On Partners. Each article focuses on making your investment in Microsoft Dynamics GP more worthwhile by addressing issues that you may be experiencing and providing ways to remedy them." --Mark Rockwell,...

Cloud providers and hosted solution providers for SOX regulated companies must be able to work closely with external auditors and provide the necessary transparency into internal controls to satisfy the SOX auditing objectives that deal with financial information systems. Chief Compliance Officer, Glen Medwid, discusses the importance...

Backup and Recovery for Dynamics Cloud SOX Compliance Complying with the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 is required of public companies, and even if you are not currently a publicly-traded company, SOX compliant practices today will reduce your risk of financial errors, fraud and breaches in...

Before hosting your critical data and accounting systems in the cloud, there are a few key considerations to evaluate about the cloud provider’s IT operations regarding compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002.  In this post we will look closely at IT Operations Management...

In May, Dynamics GP 2016 was released as the most web enabled version of GP yet.  This post will cover the 3 main categories of compliance requirements that need to be addressed to power GP in the cloud: Physical Requirements Human Requirements Expertise Requirements These requirements must...

In order to truly deliver SOX compliant cloud services and infrastructure, a cloud provider must have standardized and documented policies for Change Management, Logical Access Restrictions, Physical Security Policy, IT Operations and Backup & Recovery. We will be discussing physical security policy in this post. ...