Case StudyExtended Content SolutionsNetwork Rail Case Study“ECS were engaged to provide a solutionand in a matter of months produced asimple, intuitive application running onMicrosoft SharePoint that addressed ourrequirements. The solution went live earlierthis year and the result has been that thelegal department is now able to manage andmitigate any risk of anti-bribery claims.There has been a significant administrativeoverhead reduction and the users have notneeded training, but were able to start usingthe application from day one. ECS’s solutionhas provided Network Rail with a greatbenefit in terms of transparency andefficiency via the self-serve nature ofapplication.”Iza Grad, Transparency and Ethics Advisor, Network Rail1 ChallengeWith a working relationship of over eight years and the implementation of anti-bribery and anti-corruption legislation (UK Bribery Act 2010), Network Railapproached ECS to develop an internal system that would not only be built in timeand satisfy this new legislature but was also user-friendly and easily integrated.2 SolutionThe iCompliance solution is a highly effective and intuitive management system thatprovides a transparent way of logging and assessing declarations of conflicts ofinterest and of gifts exchanged between an organisation and related 3rdparties.Built on the SharePoint platform, it provides full-text search facilities enabling usersto easily locate their content, and it is fully integrated with the Microsoft Office suiteand Active Directory, so the solution requires minimal set up and user training.iCompliance features full approval/workflow routing, along with a flexible andscalable security model to suit the needs of Network Rail. Key business users areable to run usage reports against the solution, and also view audit logginginformation to ensure data integrity and standards are maintained.3 OutcomeECS’ integration of iCompliance has allowed Network Rail to fulfill its regulatory andlegal obligations. The system helps to keep Network Rail liability free for theforeseeable future.