Companies are realizing that Sarbanes-Oxley is not just about compliance — it’s about increasing efficiency, using objective standards to create an infrastructure and track transactions and processes, and ultimately, saving the company money. Our authors discuss their tips for understanding compliance, monitoring its implementation and impact, best practices for ensuring successful compliance, and IT’s role. They also look to the future and the industry standards they believe will be coming soon. Ultimately, this EB will help explain what Sarbanes-Oxley can mean to your company — and how its effective implementation can increase efficiencies and save costs with a visible effect on the bottom line.