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An Analysis of Revenue Cycle Internal Controls in Ghanaian Universities

Justice Ray Achoanya Ayam
2015 Case Studies in Business and Management  
there exist very little empirical studies focusing on the application of the five components of the COSO control framework in Revenue Cycle Internal Controls in Ghanaian University.  ...  The purpose of this research paper is to assess the level of effectiveness of the Revenue Cycle Internal Control Systems of Universities in Ghana using the Committee of Sponsoring Organisation of the Treadway  ...  As Jefferson Wells International (2005) have noted, the SOA failed to assign a role for the internal auditor in ensuring independent evaluation of Case Studies in Business and Management ISSN 2333 -  ... 
doi:10.5296/csbm.v2i2.7320 fatcat:yphve4ygszandohvbty2vsbcl4

Towards Service Engineering: Service Orientation and Business-IT Alignment

Hong-Mei Chen
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
To help engineer such a service-based system with this integrated approach, we have developed a 3-layer, multi-disciplinary BITAM-SOA Service Engineering Schematic.  ...  The schematic also serves as a process model for service design and management.  ...  Emphasizing regulatory compliance and IT audit, COBIT allows managers to bridge the gap between control requirements, technical issues and business risks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.462 dblp:conf/hicss/Chen08 fatcat:jz2ze7vq6rh6nb2jx7yabgdlfm

The internal information transformation of IBM

J. A. Vayghan, S. M. Garfinkle, C. Walenta, D. C. Healy, Z. Valentin
2007 IBM Systems Journal  
IBM has begun a transformation process to establish a program for the management of its critical data, beginning with the creation of an enterprise data strategy that is aligned with IBM business strategy  ...  For a variety of reasons, large enterprises manage data at a local level (e.g., for each department and location), resulting in information "silos" where data is redundantly stored, managed, and processed  ...  At the policy level, the strategy establishes a data governance program to implement business rules and ensure regulatory compliance.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.464.0669 fatcat:judq4q2hpvh3bg7s2wqvdp3qve

Issues and Emerging Trends in Identity Management

Manish Snehi, Jyoti Snehi, Renu Dhir
Identity Management is emerging as a significant technology to help in handling the complexity of today"s Business companies, dealing with security in thevirtualized environment, strong authentication  ...  Infocards, CardSpace, Governance, Identity management as a service, Risk management, and Compliance Modularity.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Infosys Limited and Chitkara University for supporting this research work. We also feel immense pleasure to thank Ms.  ... 
doi:10.24297/ijct.v3i2b.6773 fatcat:7t2e3nynyzb6pmptolpjsmcvxa

Software service engineering: Tenets and challenges

Willem-Jan van den Heuvel, Olaf Zimmermann, Frank Leymann, Patricia Lago, Ina Schieferdecker, Uwe Zdun, Paris Avgeriou
2009 2009 ICSE Workshop on Principles of Engineering Service Oriented Systems  
In particular, we introduce software service engineering as an emerging discipline that entails a departure from traditional software engineering disciplines, embracing the 'open world assumption'.  ...  With SOA systems operating in distributed and heterogeneous execution environments, the engineers of such systems are confined by the limits of traditional software engineering.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the participants of the Schloss Dagstuhl seminar on SSE [1] for their input and insights which made this paper possible.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pesos.2009.5068816 dblp:conf/icse/HeuvelZLLSZA09 fatcat:z5syf2mahbguhk32be27t6tsrm

Corporate Governance and Forensic Accountants' Role : Global Regulatory Action Scenario

Madan Lal Bhasin
2013 Academic Journal of Research in Business and Accounting  
efficacy of the internal control systems.  ...  In nutshell, the Forensic Accountant is "a blood-hound of book-keeping."  ...  reporting, and 'compliance' with applicable laws and regulations.  ... 
doi:10.12816/0001124 fatcat:uz3raxprgrhtvgx7sbk6am3gpy

Corporate Governance and Forensic Accountants' Role: Global Regulatory Action Scenario

Madan Lal Bhasin
2015 Social Science Research Network  
efficacy of the internal control systems.  ...  In nutshell, the Forensic Accountant is "a blood-hound of book-keeping."  ...  reporting, and 'compliance' with applicable laws and regulations.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2676468 fatcat:kzu7qpne4rbbxfa77ah4z5unga

Securing business operations in an SOA [article]

Theo Dimitrakos, David Brossard, Pierre de Leusse
2012 arXiv   pre-print
Service-oriented infrastructures pose new challenges in a number of areas, notably with regard to security and dependability.  ...  BT has developed a combination of innovative security solutions and governance frameworks that can address these challenges.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge Srijith Krishnan Nair and Afnan Ullah Khan at BT Research for their significant contribution to the development and improvement of the work presented in this paper  ... 
arXiv:1203.0429v1 fatcat:pn45fvjtcffppfcglkehj6p5pi

Developments in Practice XXX: Master Data Management: Salvation Or Snake Oil?

Heather A. Smith, James D. McKeen
2008 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
MDM is either "the most overused IT buzzword," the exact meaning of which vendors have yet to agree on, OR it describes a discipline and technologies for developing a consistent set of identifiers and  ...  Then, it outlines the value proposition for MDM and some of the challenges organizations face in making a business case for it.  ...  A. and J. D. McKeen. (2007) . "Information Management: The Nexus of Business and IT," Communications of the Association of Information Systems (19) Article 3, January, pp. 34-46.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.02304 fatcat:ewb4shovrfhorbdzl4ycadie4i

Toward Business Integrity Modeling and Analysis Framework for Risk Measurement and Analysis

Victor Chang, Raul Valverde, Muthu Ramachandran, Chung-Sheng Li
2020 Applied Sciences  
In order to minimize the damaging impacts caused by the lack of regulatory compliance, governance, ethical responsibilities, and trust, we propose a Business Integrity Modeling and Analysis (BIMA) framework  ...  provide a variety of critical risk analysis.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10093145 fatcat:kgkem3hew5aohkw66bj4rfgwnm

Bringing Agility to Business Process Management: Rules Deployment in an SOA [chapter]

Marwane El Kharbili, Tobias Keil
2010 Emerging Web Services Technology Volume III  
This paper presents prototyping work conducted at a BP modeling and analysis vendor which seeks to showcase how using business rule management (BRM) as a mean for modeling decisions can help achieve a  ...  Our approach to the problem is the integration of business rule management (BRM) and BPM by allowing modeling of decisions hard-coded in BPs as separate business rules (BRs).  ...  Another aspect impacting business processes are regulatory compliance and governance issues.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-0346-0104-7_11 dblp:conf/ecows/KharbiliK08 fatcat:qvh7lgrhsrgj3an5gn55r3vfoy


2012 American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences  
well-designed Contracts Management application can address, a real-life application of xCP platform to build such a solution and the observations on the strengths and limitations of this platform, along  ...  Subsequently we have built on a sample case scenario of building a contracts management application using EMC Documentum xCelerated Composition Platform (xCP), the business needs and challenges that a  ...  Execution Management Process management provides a disciplined yet flexible means of control that orchestrates tasks, activities and decisions across the contract lifecycle.  ... 
doi:10.3844/ajeassp.2012.219.229 fatcat:nscbdk3o2bhsti73tum726dbzq

XBRL - Is it Time?

Kathleen Boyer-Wright, George Summers, Jeffrey Kottemann
2010 Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology  
Current efforts are underway to expand the usefulness of XBRL as a source of business intelligence and a framework for ensuring transparency throughout the information value chain.  ...  XBRL-eXtensible Business Reporting Language-is a manifestation of XML that is gaining acceptance and adoption by governmental regulatory agencies throughout the world for investment and financial reporting  ...  A separate initiative is devoted to the development of a multi-dimensional tag syntax that will facilitate the use of XBRL to create OLAP data structures for business intelligence applications.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1224 fatcat:t52h2a5a2ffpnaoa4uczhs3tea

Lynx D1.3 Technical architecture design

Filippo Maganza, Kennedy Junior Anagbo
2019 Zenodo  
The Lynx project as a compliance service-oriented platform that seeks to address compliance and regulatory related needs of its clients and users, comprises many services ranging from the fields of Information  ...  to form a larger software system The physical architecture describes the type of infrastructures, the platform and the deployment architecture of the software application and how to deliver the deployable  ...  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Lynx project as a compliance service-oriented platform that seeks to address compliance and regulatory related needs of its clients and users, comprises many services ranging from  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2580244 fatcat:42i7qv4jefgdjhqjgzwz5qd5si

Cloud Computing Governance Readiness Assessment: Case Study of a local Airline Company

Stephen O., Dan Orwa
2016 International Journal of Applied Information Systems  
model, the following hypotheses were proposed: H1: Existence of a Cloud computing Availability Management process has a direct positive impact on Effective Cloud Governance.  ...  This research sought to assess the cloud governance readiness of a local airline by identifying the various opportunities cloud computing offers as well as the challenges it presents to the organization  ...  Mangiuc (2001) on the other hand identifies control of the service provider on the management of the cloud environment and some areas of business process as a major challenge to IT governance in cloud  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijais2016451543 fatcat:faca35pginevnnhbvny4obxk6i
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