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Audit

Recording Findings and Agreed Actions, Ensuring Transparency and Clarity

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Audits

Optial supports all kinds of audits, including internal, external, business reviews, ad hoc, risk-based or checklist based audits.

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Findings

Identify issues, which are readily and securely available to all interested and affected parties. 

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Actions

Assign actions, update on a regular basis with status and supporting information.

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Checklists

Use templates to carry out standard audits on a regular basis.

Business Value

Audit findings are often delivered to business managers in a document which is filed and then difficult to locate and action. Instead, findings need to be readily and securely available to all interested and affected parties online, so that they can be updated on a regular basis with status and supporting information.

Optial provides a pre-configured Audit module covering:

  • Recording key information about the audit plan, including proposed audits as well as audits which have already taken place

  • Allocation of auditors to audits and distribution of audits around the organisation structure

  • Release of audit findings to managers

  • Multiple findings per audit and multiple actions per finding

  • Ability to audit across the organisation structure

  • Ability to use checklists for regularly recurring audits

  • Workflow-based due date processing for findings and agreed actions

  • Highly granular and strict access control processing to ensure the security and confidentiality of the audit.

Reporting

The wide range of reporting options within the Optial platform gives you a complete overview of both the current status and the historical trends of your data.

  • View your data via dashboards, trends, heat-maps, radars, barcharts, line charts, grids, tables etc.

  • Produce structured management reports or external regulatory reports in one click.

  • Save frequently used reports to your personalised “Home” screen within the application.

  • Self-service reporting available via a comprehensive list builder tool and advanced search functionality.

  • Reporting layer fully respects underlying access control, ensuring that all users can utilise reporting functionality.

  • Drill-through functionality available on all reports to view underlying business data.

  • All reports can be exported into a variety of formats (PDF, Excel, Word etc.).

  • Schedule reports to run based upon set frequencies to minimize manual intervention.

  • Reporting layer optionally accessible via your own Business Intelligence tools, including SSRS, Tableau, QlikView, COGNOS, SAP etc.

  • Multi language reporting is supported: the user can see report data in their native language, if required.

Configurable Solution

Where the standard Optial module does not exactly match business requirements, Optial's platform-integrated Configuration feature provides what the business wants:

  • Ability to tightly meet exact business needs through front-end configuration, not risky code.

  • Configuration is 100% guaranteed to be backwards-compatible over each Optial software version.

  • Achieve results rapidly, whether for production or proof of concept.

  • Ability to change over time, as business and regulatory drivers change.

  • Low Risk.

  • Cost Effective.

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