The Problem

Today’s credit unions are challenged with an ever­changing risk and regulatory landscape. In order to successfully face these increased management challenges, credit unions are relying more than ever on technology and outsourcing to help, but this opens the door to new risks and operational challenges.

The products and services that attempt to solve these challenges are inadequate for several reasons:

  • Software Solutions

    Software Solutions are Cumbersome to Manage

  • Continual support

    Consultants Lack Ability to Provide Continual Support

  • Fully outsourcing - risk

    Fully Outsourcing Aspects of Risk Could Miss the Overall Breadth

The Solution: apogee iQ

apogee iQ’s robust software application, built with modern features and functions coupled with intelligent module integration, is customized to specifically address the needs of the credit union industry. With this unique, integrated approach to software and services, apogee iQ transforms GRC from a burden into a competitive advantage.

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What is apogee iQ?

apogee iQ provides a comprehensive software platform and integrates with expert services improving the risk, compliance, governance and technology processes of financial institution operations.

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Software Solution

Apogee iQ provides an intuitive, expert infused, process to manage the various aspects of your organization. Each workflow is built to improve the intelligence and make current processes more efficient.

  • Vendor Management

    Vendor Management

    • Nationwide credit union vendor directory.
    • Contract management capabilities.
    • Ongoing vendor review and alerting.
    • Vendor classification tool using the Messick & Lauer process.
    • Dynamic risk assessment that refines questions based on classification for efficiency.
  • Enterprise Risk Management

    Enterprise Risk Management

    • Embed a new culture of risk management into credits unions.
    • Provide scalability & flexibility into the process to anticipate risk and new opportunities.
    • Process will facilitate efficient and effective identification of risk appetite.
    • Best practices provided not only meet regulatory expectations, but drive performance and efficient execution of strategy.
    • Increase confidence and capabilities related to understanding and managing the risk of today.
    • Credit unions will be better positioned to navigate, exploit and leverage the opportunities and uncertainties of tomorrow.
  • Business Continuity

    Business Continuity

    • Integrate closely with all other modules.
    • Leverage a threat type system that is usable in any scenario.
    • DCAP- Domain, Capability, Activity and Process model ensures that the full spectrum of the process is considered and planned.
    • Visualizations help communicate complex processes and increase confidence in the decision making and execution process.
    • Web based planning tool available for use during a continuity event.
  • Vendor Directory and Education

    Vendor Directory and Education

    • A rich vendor directory with preloaded, where possible, due diligence information.
    • Greatly reduces the overall cost of vendor due diligence industry-wide.
    • Database includes rich and relevant data that improves the buying process for our clients.
    • Includes educational data to help with research and answering questions about vendors.

Vendor Management

  • Nationwide credit union vendor directory.
  • Contract management capabilities.
  • Ongoing vendor review and alerting.
  • Vendor classification tool using the Messick & Lauer process.
  • Dynamic risk assessment that refines questions based on classification for efficiency.

Vendor Management

  • Nationwide credit union vendor directory.
  • Contract management capabilities.
  • Ongoing vendor review and alerting.
  • Vendor classification tool using the Messick & Lauer process.
  • Dynamic risk assessment that refines questions based on classification for efficiency.

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Embed a new culture of risk management into credits unions.
  • Provide scalability & flexibility into the process to anticipate risk and new opportunities.
  • Process will facilitate efficient and effective identification of risk appetite.
  • Best practices provided not only meet regulatory expectations, but drive performance and efficient execution of strategy.
  • Increase confidence and capabilities related to understanding and managing the risk of today.
  • Credit unions will be better positioned to navigate, exploit and leverage the opportunities and uncertainties of tomorrow.

Business Continuity

  • Integrate closely with all other modules.
  • Leverage a threat type system that is usable in any scenario.
  • DCAP- Domain, Capability, Activity and Process model ensures that the full spectrum of the process is considered and planned.
  • Visualizations help communicate complex processes and increase confidence in the decision making and execution process.
  • Web based planning tool available for use during a continuity event.

Vendor Directory and Education

  • A rich vendor directory with preloaded, where possible, due diligence information.
  • Greatly reduces the overall cost of vendor due diligence industry-wide.
  • Database includes rich and relevant data that improves the buying process for our clients.
  • Includes educational data to help with research and answering questions about vendors.

Service Solution

Our mission is to improve institutional intelligence through the alignment of strategy, process, information and technology to deliver a holistic understanding of risk in pursuit of achieving organizational goals. Our objective is to spur thought and provide clarity about the decisions our clients make and how they make them in pursuit of their organization’s vision. Our goal is the creation of value through the development of a world-class risk management and assurance culture and set of supporting processes.

  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Third­ Party Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Contract and Negotiation
  • Strategic Management
  • Audit Management
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Project Risk Management

Blog

apogee iQ Releases Shared Assessments Vendor Management Question Set

apogee iQ is pleased to announce the release of our new question set for Vendor Management, which is built upon the Shared Assessments® Standard Information Gathering (SIG) Lite Questionnaire. apogee iQ, Rochdale Paragon Group and Messick, Lauer & Smith, P.C. worked together to add additional questions to ensure compliance and relevancy to credit union operations. Vendors … Continued

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