Depending on the goal of your control objectives, therefore control activities, different technical tools may be required to achieve them. Which tool to use and how everything fits together will be the focus of the recipes in this chapter.
After starting with the planning of an enterprise-focused compliance project, one important aspect is the tool selection and technical implementation of your compliance project. The following two aspects have to be remembered:
No tool exists that will magically run your compliance process and solve all your compliance problems
No tools exist that will fit your company and processes 100%
The tools and technologies are important as they can help you create a cost-effective and efficient compliance process and support other aspects such as risk assessment and management. Still, they are only a means to your goal and not the solution.
Each tool has strengths, but also some gaps. In addition, only you can understand your business; for example, how risk...