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First Federal Banks On Its Employees with Blue
The success of Kentucky (US)-based First Federal Savings Bank can largely be attributed to its sophisticated review process. The bank conducts an annual 360 review for each of its employees. Besides rating themselves, employees are also evaluated by peers, subordinates, and supervisors. To conduct these reviews, the bank uses Blue/360, a web-based multi-rater application designed specifically for conducting 360 reviews.
: First Federal Banks On Its Employees with Blue First Federal Banks On Its Employees with Blue Source: eXplorance Inc. Document Type: Case Study Description: The success of Kentucky (US)-based First Federal Savings Bank can largely be attributed to its sophisticated review process. The bank conducts an annual 360 review for each of its employees. Besides rating themselves, employees are also evaluated by peers, subordinates, and supervisors. To conduct these reviews, the bank uses Blue/360, a web-based
11/27/2006 1:36:00 PM
E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures
The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more.
: E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures Source: Messaging Architects Document Type: White Paper Description: The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies
7/25/2008 2:04:00 PM
Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding
Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size.
: of sealed bidding US federal regulations give preference to a procurement process based on sealed bids over competitive proposals if certain conditions are fulfilled: time permits the solicitation, submission, and evaluation of sealed bids; the award will be made on the basis of price and other price-related factors; it is not necessary to conduct discussions with the responding providers because of both the clarity and completeness of requirements; and there is a reasonable expectation of receiving more
Federal Contract Management and Vendors ReadinessPart One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts
When all enterprise vendors go for ERP and like solutions to help improve the business of small, midsize, and large aerospace and defense (A&D); engineer-to-order (ETO); contract manufacturing; maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO); and like project-oriented manufacturing companies they may face the need to meet government contract requirements.
: Federal Contract Management and Vendors Readiness Part One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts Federal Contract Management and Vendors Readiness Part One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts P.J. Jakovljevic - January 12, 2005 Read Comments Event Summary In the market for application software there is a large number of small, highly focused vendors. The business model for these vendors focuses on a relatively small, tightly defined market with specific requirements that cannot be
The Watershed Moment in FISMA 2.0
The Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2010 (FISMA 2.0) contains several major new provisions, the most significant of which may be a requirement that every agency’s security program include “continuous automated monitoring of information systems used or operated by an agency or by a contractor of an agency or other organization on behalf of an agency.” This paper examines the implications of this requirement and looks at a set of host-based services that can be used to monitor and manage mobile and remote endpoints.
: White Paper Description: The Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2010 (FISMA 2.0) contains several major new provisions, the most significant of which may be a requirement that every agency’s security program include “continuous automated monitoring of information systems used or operated by an agency or by a contractor of an agency or other organization on behalf of an agency.” This paper examines the implications of this requirement and looks at a set of host-based services that can be
3/19/2012 11:57:00 AM
The Path to Healthy Data Governance through Data Security
Companies today are challenged to maintain their data safe and secure from hackers and others with unauthorized access. In his article, TEC business intelligence (BI) analyst Jorge García looks the risks and issues that companies face with securing their data, the importance and advantages of data security, and outlines a path that companies can follow to achieve data security as part of an overall data governance initiative.
: their rights under applicable federal and state laws governing data privacy. Fully Support Somewhat Support Do Not Support Information Access and Privacy Define your organization’s level of support for the following? Established policies and procedures in place to restrict and monitor staff data access, limiting what type of data can be accessed by whom. This includes different levels of access based on roles and groups. Fully Support Somewhat Support Do Not Support Established internal controls in
4/24/2012 2:48:00 PM
Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness – Part II » The TEC Blog
reviews and oversight from federal agencies (that will be implementing risk assessment , as mentioned in Part I ) ARRA funds must be tracked separately from non-ARRA funds contract management capabilities adherence to the prevailing wage (i.e., the Davis-Bacon Act, as mentioned in Part I ) administrative requirements under the following circulars: OMB Circular A-102 – “Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments” OMB Circular A-110 — “Uniform Administrative
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Automating Stimulus Fund Reporting
Get information about automating stimulus fund reporting.Read free guides and IT reports in relation to American Recovery and Reinvestment ACT (ARRA) Tracking and reporting stimulus fund spending are difficult tasks for chief information officers (CIOs). The US government’s accountability demands are forcing organizations that are spending American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to analyze floods of data. Discover how automated ARRA reporting systems can help you comply with reporting requirements without excessive labor costs or data management headaches.
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1/25/2010 11:42:00 AM
International Trade Logistics Challenge Automated Global E-Trading
The Internet has enabled a networked world, a communication infrastructure, and emerging enterprise applications, which have opened the door for international trade in earnest. But not many applications really offer multi-enterprise services and software to automate the transportation and Internet-based logistics management needs of a global trading network.
: the Problem The US federal government has since completed its legislative agenda with congressional approval of a series of laws, including the Maritime Transportation Security Act and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security that has realigned twenty-two former federal agencies and 170,000 federal employees. Resulting from this legislation has been a need for shippers, carriers, and ports to introduce technology to better coordinate global trade processes. New transportation and trade
Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates
It’s up to human resources (HR) to ensure that hiring, discipline, and termination practices are compliant with the law. Otherwise, you could put your company at risk of incurring fines, penalties, and employee lawsuits. Find out all about the latest workforce compliance and safety laws and regulations that may affect your organization so you can train management and employees, and avoid expensive employee lawsuits.
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Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk: How to Protect Precious Cash Flow by Proactively Addressing Audits
Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk: How to Protect Precious Cash Flow by Proactively Addressing Audits. Papers and Other Software System to Use In Your System about Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk. Even in the best economic times, businesses must be vigilant against unnecessary costs and risks. But not just businesses need to be vigilant—states and other tax authorities are feeling the same economic pinch, and are ready to seek out non-compliers with tax reporting. Get tips on how to survive sales and use tax audits, starting with understanding your exposure to audits and how to avoid them right from the start.
: takes are shrinking, and federal help is drying up, leading states to become more creative in targeting additional products and services to tax, and more aggressive in collecting that tax. The result is a flurry of new laws and rate changes, intensifying collaboration to catch the non-compliant, and a explosion of new tax auditors on the streets, tasked with bringing home revenue. This is not welcome news for businesses already reeling from the recession. Not only do companies have to navigate through the
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