Worldwide, national policymakers are requiring companies to clean up their environmental footprints and otherwise comply with a range of regulations around health and safety. High tech and electronics industry companies in turn are evaluating how technology initiatives can address these governmental concerns.

Microsoft IT Showcase has recently published Microsoft IT Streamlines Regulatory Compliance, clip_image002[1]which discusses how Microsoft IT uses a holistic approach to address the ever-increasing complexity of regulatory compliance. This continually evolving system combines different regulatory frameworks into a single overarching process, and uses standardized tools to test similar controls. By combining tools and using a clearly defined role-based accountability model, Microsoft IT streamlines business processes, reduces duplication of effort, and makes business units more operationally efficient. Read the Technical Case Study here and be sure to come back to us with any questions on how this might work with your HT&E company.