APQC, an international nonprofit research organization; IBM Business Consulting Services; and Parson Consulting, a leading financial management consultancy, are enabling financial executives to evaluate internal controls, including SOX compliance, in a much more comprehensive, standards based way than previously possible by making available globally compiled and aggregated benchmarks.

Many organizations today depend upon third-party 'proprietary' evaluations of their performance with no real view of the reliability of the analysis beyond their industry or geography. At a time when companies are increasingly operating on a worldwide scale, the APQC led initiative offers a global, industry standard definition of processes and activities to improve organizational performance, as defined by some of the world's leading companies.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access