The answer is simple: Everyone.
In every company and in every department there is an importance for internal control and information security. The solution for this is authorizations. They provide an adequate separation of functions and create the reliability of your data processing. For this reason, good authorization management in Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics AX is very important.
The terms mentioned above like internal control, information security and segregation of duties are terms that are often used by finance, HR or IT. Although these are the three main departments that come forward when we talk about authorizations, internal control is a shared responsibility of everyone who works with the information system!
In this blog, we bring to light the benefits of proper authorization management.
Good authorization management in finance has multiple benefits: It prevents unauthorized transactions and fraud, it leads to reliable figures, it enables companies to optimally manage the biggest financial risks through segregation of duties. And finally, it creates an internal, demonstrable control for external parties, so they can rely on the information system.
Good authorization management is also indispensable in the HR department. First of all, it is of great importance for leave, sickness and in-/ outgoing staff. It also leads to higher staff productivity and protection of employee data. Finally, proper authorization management ensures that authorizations match the relevant job profile through Role Based Access.
Finally, the advantages of authorizations for the IT department of a company: It reduces the risk of errors, because employees cannot perform unauthorized actions. It also saves the IT or application manager a lot of time in correcting errors in the system. And it improves data quality and reduces the number of questions. Last but not least, the implementation of updates and changes is easier.
Whether you work in one of these departments or not, good authorizations do have an impact on you: less can go wrong and your work is made easier by higher quality information in the system. Make sure you don't miss our next article or send us a message right away and discover the impact of a powerful authorization structure in Microsoft Dynamics.