I am in a meeting today in which Compliancy and Risk Management are important topics. How can Microsoft help organisations address these challenges ? Well … there’s lots of information in Microsoft’s solutions to address compliancy related aspects in Enterprises :
Meeting the E-Mail Compliance Challenge With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
Part of what hinders compliance is the increasing complexity and cost to add compliance capabilities to existing e-mail and messaging systems. That’s changing with the availability of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Designed to enable organizations to quickly implement and enforce comprehensive e-mail compliance measures, Exchange Server 2007 includes new and expanded messaging management features built into the software. With the option of Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services for outsourced messaging security and management, even companies with limited IT capabilities can bring their e-mail into compliance. Read more about meeting the e-mail compliance challenge with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 in this white paper.
2007 Office System Document: Compliance Features in the 2007 Microsoft Office System
This white paper showcases compliance-related features and extensibility opportunities with the 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and demonstrates how the Office system can help you meet the demands of regulatory compliance. By focusing on a few core products, including Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server, Office client-side applications, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, this paper introduces built-in features of the Office system that address compliance requirements. The paper also focuses on the opportunities for developers to use expanded tools support to build customized solutions that facilitate regulatory compliance without bogging down business processes.
Today financial institutions are challenged to meet new levels of risk management and greater demands for compliance. To assist your firm in delivering necessary results in these areas, including fulfilling your Sarbanes-Oxley disclosure obligations, Microsoft provides a holistic approach that uses strong architecture and infrastructure. We work with leading partners who deliver solutions to address risk management and compliance needs. These solutions take advantage of our focus on strong infrastructure and reusable business components. They also use Microsoft’s enterprise-ready products and technologies, and take advantage of the tight connection of the back-end to Microsoft’s leadership in client devices.
Leveraging the Microsoft .NET Framework, this approach is designed specifically to enable financial firms to take full advantage of existing technology investments and infrastructure, including aligning their information technology (IT) with their business processes. This coordination not only provides a range of support for meeting your risk management and compliance obligations—it also aids your people in achieving critical business objectives such as improved customer satisfaction, greater operational efficiency, and enhanced competitiveness.