Case Studies

Business Continuity Project

Issue Our client was running an older application on a similarly aged database (Progress) that was installed in 2006. During the ensuing years very little scheduled database administration had been done, resulting in a slow degradation of performance. In addition, they had outdated backup protocols requiring review and maintenance to ensure a recovery […]
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Improved Nightly Batch Process

Issue Our client’s primary nightly batch process ran over two hours and occasionally did not finish due to the amount of data being processed. The client expected a solution to be implemented within a short time frame. Solution The consultant met with various functional groups to determine how the […]
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Inadequate Trade Application Security

Issue Our client’s user security model within the Aligne trading application was not adequately addressing the SOX controls now required by the business. Solution Our consultant used their knowledge of the application combined with the client’s requirements to produce detailed documentation and a test plan for the security configuration. […]
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SOX Compliance Report Modification

Issue Our client lacked expertise with the Aligne application to quickly prepare needed reports while maintaining controls set by the company. Solution Our consultant captured requirements, documented specifications, then built, tested, and deployed a solution while maintaining SOX compliance. They learned the company’s change management process, prepared documentation, and […]
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