Tagged: compliance and technology

Compliance and Technology – Rational Actors Need to Adopt Technology

I always enjoyed the assumption underlying economic models – assuming people are rational actors, then . . . Sometime people do not act rationally, and sometimes people react out of fear or make unrealistic assumptions. The compliance profession faces many challenges including unrealistic or unfounded assumptions. In many cases, compliance professionals have to reassure their constituencies about the specific implications of a compliance function, initiative...

Blockchain and the Future of Compliance

At a recent conference of the high-tech industry, an IBM representative provided a fascinating presentation on blockchain technology and the application to compliance programs. It was a fascinating presentation. Maybe I cam coming to the party relatively late, but blockchain technology, as it gain acceptance in the marketplace, could have a real significant impact on compliance functions. Aside from compliance applications, blockchain could have significant...

“The Future is Now” — Compliance and Technology

This posting is not a “pie in the sky” outline of compliance in the future, when technology works seamlessly with compliance functions. My focus today is on what is happening now in the compliance world when it comes to technology. Unfortunately, this is not a column that is limited to compliance. I am repeatedly struck by the failure of Fortune 500 companies to embrace and...