ROI on Sarbox Act

 
 
By Larry Dignan  |  Posted 2003-10-01 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


How Bob Travatello Plans to Get ROI on Sarbox Act

  • Ferret Out inefficient processes by documenting all financial procedures, a key step for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Use Edictsof the act to cut the time it takes to close books every month from 15 days to 5 days.

  • Inspect Overlaps in consulting and auditing fees incurred by finance and technology departments.
  • Consolidate hardware and applications whenever possible to simplify operations.
  • Travatello is Blue Rhinos chief information officer.



 
 
 
 
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ldignan@ziffdavisenterprise.com
Larry formerly served as the East Coast news editor and Finance Editor at CNET News.com. Prior to that, he was editor of Ziff Davis Inter@ctive Investor, which was, according to Barron's, a Top-10 financial site in the late 1990s. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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