Managing suppliers during COVID-19

Are you frantically trying to manage your supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic? How do you keep trust and collaboration with suppliers under diminished cash flow conditions? Get the answer to this and other highly-asked questions.

Coronavirus BC/DR Plans into Action

Especially in times of coronavirus, business continuity plans provide structure but must remain fluid enough to adapt.

How to bring business process automation to life the 9-step approach

So, you’re ready to hit the gas on finding an effective business process automation software to drive results and positive impact in your organization? Congrats! Check out this 9-step guide towards a new business process automation solution.

Baker, Chef or GRC Maker

When it comes to putting together a GRC platform—or using any of Onspring’s other solutions—It doesn’t matter what kind of cooking personality you have. If you use our professional services team to lean on or you do it yourself, the results will be good. Anyone can do it—it’s just like when you’re cooking; you need the confidence to go into your kitchen and say, “I might burn this cake or destroy this pie, but I also might make something really good. If I fail, it won’t be for long.”

Are you growing? 6 Tips for Hiring the Right People

Getting great, new people isn’t easy, but it is so important to take the time and attention necessary to make the best choices. A few bad hires can really cripple a company and cause hard-to-correct damage. While there is no foolproof way to make sure a bad hire never happens, there are some good practices you can follow to find the best talent for your organization.

Working It Out: Lessons from a Former Auditor, Part 3

This is my “sometimes the best lessons to learn are the hard ones” offering. I wish I could say that everything I am I owe to the tireless work ethic I’ve fostered since day one on the job. I cannot. In fact, there were stretches in the early part of my career where the best adjective I can muster up to describe them is wayward. The real value of this lesson for me is in another I’ve learned:
It’s never too late.

Audit Management, Reuben Sandwiches and You!

As someone who has worked with auditors for over a decade implementing software to help streamline their audits, I can undoubtedly say that the auditor stereotypes are mostly untrue. First off, I’ve met several auditors that I would consider “glass half-full” people; the kind that would be more likely to say, “What would we do if Karen won the lottery and quit?!” rather than “What would we do if Karen got hit by a bus?!”

A Brief History of GRC: Told from a Xennial Perspective

When GRC platforms started becoming a “thing” in the mid-2000s, there were only a few major players in the market. They focused primarily on IT: whether it be controls, policies or risk management. Additionally, with the Enron and Worldcom scandals, SOX and its myriad of financial reporting controls quickly became platform offerings as well. As the market started expanding quickly at the turn of the decade, the concept of “eGRC”, with the “e” standing for enterprise, swept the landscape. Why settle for managing IT processes when many of the tools were capable of managing an entire organizations’ Governance, Risk and Compliance frameworks? The natural progression had begun.

Business Process Automation: Becoming Automated

With automated processes in place, organizations save time and ensure best practices are implemented to improve overall operational efficiency. Using a GRC platform like Onspring can help you automate many, many different kinds of jobs. You can build custom workflows for repetitive tasks, create triggers to remind you when something is due, set up approval paths, auto-generate email notifications—our no-code platform makes a lot of things easy.

The Positive Impact of GDPR Compliance

At Onspring, figuring out the complexities of GDPR has been a complicated task, but helping customers through the wilderness of the law has been a challenge we relish. I talked with of few of our associates who dealt with intricacies of the law itself and found out just how much Onspring was able to help with the overall effects many organizations faced when first dealing with it.

Planning for Adversity | Preparing a BCDR Strategy

What can a BCDR tool do for your company—or to be more direct, what can Onspring’s solution do for your business? A lot, so let’s take a look. After you initially put together a BCDR plan specifically for your company, when implementing it with Onspring you can leverage it so it will work at its best in any capacity.

ISO 27001 & NIST: Information Security Frameworks, Baby Sharks, and You

Whether it be ISO27001 or NIST, ensuring that you are employing the proper policies and frameworks is essential. Not doing a regular assessment could cause major, unsustainable damage to your business. Having the right platform to help you organize all of the policies, risks and other pertinent information (trust me, there’s a lot) is essential.