SOURCE: Newmerix

September 15, 2005 07:00 ET

Webinar: Bullet Proof Internal Control Audits

Implementing Automated Testing of Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Controls in PeopleSoft

SUPERIOR, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 15, 2005 --

 What:    Newmerix is hosting a FREE online seminar on Thursday,
          September 22nd where they'll show you how to reduce the time, effort  
          and risk of your internal control audit by building a credible test   
          plan, a comprehensive test suite, and reliable reporting procedures  
          that your auditor can trust.
    
          Niel Robertson, Newmerix Chief Technology Officer, will cover the  
          following topics:
    
            --  Steps an Auditor takes to Test Internal Controls
            --  Shifting from Documenting to Automating Internal Controls
            --  "Using the Work of Others" - Designing Your Automated Tests for
                 Acceptance by the Auditor
                   -- Collaborating with Your Auditor to Define Your Test Bed
                   -- Focusing Tests on Operating Effectiveness, Principal    
                      Evidence, "Less Material" or "Routine" Controls
                   -- Automated Testing to Speed Remediation
                   -- Timing and Data Issues in Automated Testing of Internal 
                      Controls
                   --  Determining the Extent of Testing
    
 Who:     Niel Robertson, Chief Technology Officer
    
          Technologist, market diviner, entrepreneur, Niel Robertson, the  
          co-founder and CTO of Newmerix, recognized a new market opportunity 
          within packaged applications  and created a comprehensive application 
          lifecycle  management suite that leverages the metadata of    
          these packaged applications. Previously, Robertson was co-founder 
          and CTO of Service  Metrics, VP of Research at Exodus Communications, 
          and since August 2001, he has served as CTO in Residence at  
          Mobius Venture Capital. The MIT grad leverages  his skills in new  
          product research, software development, technical marketing and 
          external evangelism to rapidly build, capture and service new markets.
    
 Why:     Organizations today are faced with the challenge of sustaining
          compliance of Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley. This includes  
          demonstrating to their auditor the proper implementation and use of  
          Internal Controls. But how can organizations meet the ever  
          expanding expectations of their auditors considering time, people and 
          budget restraints? Automation is the answer.
    
 When:    Thursday, September 22, 2005, 10:00a.m. Pacific, 1:00p.m. Eastern
    
 Where:   Visit:  https://newmerix.webex.com to  
          register for the webinar.
    
 Contact: For questions, email info@newmerix.com
About Newmerix

Newmerix provides the only application management solution that accesses, tracks and analyzes the metadata of packaged applications such as Oracle|PeopleSoft, SAP, and Siebel. Through this patent-pending technology, Newmerix's fully integrated Automate!™ suite of program management, automated testing and change management software helps IT reduce the time and resources required to manage, change and test their growing portfolios of packaged and composite applications. For more information please call 303-350-3900 or visit our website at www.newmerix.com.

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