Solutions

Technology Advisory Services

Clarity in the World of Risk Management + Corporate Compliance

Technology is an integral part of doing business in the 21st century. While it has improved the ease with which we complete various transactions, it has introduced new risks. Individuals can now carry out data-related crimes from anywhere in the world that would have once required close proximity to the source. With the proliferation of data collection, such activities are on the rise. As a result, government agencies worldwide are enforcing new regulations that govern data use and storage.

When faced with such adversity and risks, organizations need to adopt a proactive technology strategy to address evolving security and respond to compliance issues. Guidepost Solutions provides a secure client-partner relationship focused on delivering decision-making insights combined with data analytics and hands-on industry experience.

Our technology professionals offer proven expertise in advising organizations on issues including:

Our specialists have an acute knowledge of accounting, auditing, business intelligence, and fact-finding. Utilizing our broad industry, financial and investigatory experience, we support litigations and perform complex investigations on behalf of management, boards of directors, special committees, legal counsel, and regulatory authorities.

Including the deployment of resources to assist with:

  • Expert Testimony, Surrogate 30(b)(6)
  • Discovery Planning + Negotiations
  • Structured Data (acquisition + analysis)
  • Cost Burden Analysis on Accessibility
  • IP Source Code Review
  • Digital Forensics
  • eDiscovery Healthcheck
  • Advanced Text + Integrated Data Analytics Services
  • eDiscovery Vendor Selection

Our consultants seek a reasonable approach to each specific Discovery project. We have expertise in current processes, tools and technologies and provide streamlined information discovery through our technology partnerships.

  • Strategies for 26(f) Conference
  • Best Practices for Transferring Data Across Borders for Litigation + Regulatory Purposes

We empower you by assisting in aligning risk relative to your business plan. We offer global solutions that facilitate the prevention, reaction, and on-going monitoring of risk.

  • Third-Party Risk Management + Due Diligence
  • Program Development + Implementation
  • Our professionals have significant expertise in developing, evaluating, enhancing, and monitoring all aspects of effective global compliance and anti-corruption programs.
  • In addition, our team has considerable global compliance experience in specific compliance-related roles, including:
  • Providing support to counsel and their clients in investigations
  • Conducting numerous internal investigations in the context of bribery

Suppose a government agency such as the DOJ or the SEC begins an investigation, or the client initiates an investigation on its own. In that case, Guidepost is prepared to respond with a full complement of services that includes:

  • Forensic accounting review of books and records and other financial data systems
  • Fact-finding investigations
  • Electronic discovery, structured data analytics, and record reconstruction
    Settlement agreements regularly require external monitors tasked with responsibilities that typically include the following services:
  • Design and implementation of an internal control framework
  • Oversight and execution of testing of internal control framework
  • Review of third-party representatives including consultants, agents, and resellers

We offer a comprehensive technical concentration around information quality, identification, security, and management. We focus on understanding information requirements (regulatory, privacy, legal) while managing the relative risks while enhancing an organization’s data posture. Services include:

  • Governance Structure + Process Improvement
  • Data Identification (Mapping) + Defensible Records Disposition
  • Review of e-Discovery policies and workflows (EDRM Policies, Procedures, and Handbooks)
  • Dashboard presentations for the C-Suite and the Board of Directors
  • Data Security Design + Response Planning

Our experts have extensive knowledge and experience with large-scale data warehouses, mainframe systems, disparate unstructured data, and custom applications.

Unlike traditional methods that treat technology and analysis as separate disciplines, our team-based approach blends them seamlessly to maximize the contribution each can make.

  • Corporate Recovery, Interim IT Infrastructure Management
  • Custom Programming/Application Support
  • Business Intelligence and Big Data
  • Information Systems Planning
  • Corporate Collaboration Sites
  • Performance Management Technology

Our team is highly credentialed and includes experienced business professionals whose technical expertise is supplemented by backgrounds in accounting, finance, and due diligence.

With many organizations struggling to keep pace with the ever-changing compliance and litigation landscape, our technology advisory services provide the clarity and confidence needed to navigate complex environments and manage the associated risks.

Our approach is simple — we work with you to assess the technical challenges, communicate the findings, and propose innovative solutions.