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The Challenging New Age of System and Organization Controls (SOC) Examinations for Software Companies
Posted by Ray Gandy on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

Cloud updates and other technology advances have put new pressure on most technology companies—especially Software as a Service (SaaS) companies—to streamline roll-outs of updates and new product offerings. To meet customer needs, and to get features and products released to market faster, SaaS companies are turning to Agile frameworks to implement an iterative software development process and better streamline their updates and development. An Agile framework allows for more real-time testing, development and a faster delivery of product. However, from the perspective of an auditor performing a System and Organization Controls (SOC) examination, the process of gleaning details to determine control design suitability and operating effectiveness within an Agile environment could be a bit more challenging to the typical SOC approach if there’s a lack of documentation.

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Topics: Cloud, SOC Reports, Ray Gandy, SaaS, Cloud-Based Software, Service as a Software, Agile, System and Organization Controls, SOC Examinations

Changes Coming to Accounting for Implementation Costs for Cloud-Based Software
Posted by Paul Languirand on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 @ 05:43 PM

Cloud-based software has grown in prevalence, and many companies find it an effective way to reduce upfront capital investment in software and outsource the upkeep of those systems. As technology has advanced, systems available on the cloud have increased in their size and complexity. These more complex systems have begun to require significant implementation costs in their own right to configure and integrate.

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Topics: accounting, goodwill, Paul Languirand, FASB, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Testing for Goodwill, Cloud-Based Software

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