Ohio Offers Export Assistance to Qualifying Companies

Ohio companies exported greater than $52 billion worth of goods to 216 countries and territories in 2014. The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) offers many programs that create competitive advantages for Ohio businesses in the global marketplace. The exporting assistance programs offer numerous resources including export counseling and education, market

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Are you Confident in your Data Center?

Data centers are generally defined as a group of networked computer servers typically used by organizations for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data. If purchasing or owning your own data center is not advantageous, colocation can be a valuable option. Data centers that offer colocation

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Gauthier & Kimmerling and Barnes Dennig to join forces

Gauthier & Kimmerling of Indianapolis and Barnes Dennig, headquartered in Cincinnati, are joining together effective January 1, 2016. The combination will help Gauthier & Kimmerling to provide broader resources to their clients and expand Barnes Dennig’s footprint in the tri-state region. The combined firm will operate under the name Barnes

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Taxpayers Targeted in Latest Phishing Scam

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of the year but it is also a time when there is an increase in telephone-related scams. Tax scams can take on many different forms. Taxpayers need to keep their guard up against sophisticated and aggressive telephone scams.  There is currently an

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Internal Audit & Corporate IT Risks

In today’s environment, companies of all sizes face a myriad of risks and threats. More and more, the most pressing risks that companies face are related to technology. To protect against these risks, management is relying more heavily on the internal audit function to ensure the risks are identified and

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Three Lines of Defense for Better Risk Management

Effective internal controls help organizations manage risks and processes in a systematic and effective way. The internal control framework of the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) helps many organizations manage risks. However, one potential improvement would be to more strongly establish responsibilities for the specific duties

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