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Seven Ways to IT Risk Management Success

by John Wheeler  |  April 1, 2015

With all the hype and hysteria around the mounting cyber-security threats, companies are seeking to strengthen their management of IT risk. The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some...

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What Is In Your GRC "Junk Drawer"?

by John Wheeler  |  March 3, 2015

Everyone has one. Somewhere in their kitchen or garage is the infamous "junk drawer". Over time, the drawer fills up with gadgets, tools, scraps of paper with to do lists...

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Gartner Expands Coverage of GRC Technologies

by John Wheeler  |  January 21, 2015

Gartner's Chief of Research for Risk & Security, Paul Proctor, announced a year ago that Gartner had reset its approach for analyst coverage of Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) technologies....

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The Top 3 Investment Challenges for Operational Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  January 5, 2015

In my travels as a risk management research analyst and advisor, I am consistently faced with the resistance toward making real, substantial investments in operational risk management (ORM) programs and...

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Gartner's GRC Hype Cycle Focuses on Risk Management for the Digital Business

by John Wheeler  |  July 30, 2014

Supported by many of my research colleagues at Gartner, I recently completed our 2014 Hype Cycle Report on Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Technologies. This year's Hype Cycle demonstrates the...

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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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Rebooting the GRC Space

by Ben Tomhave  |  February 4, 2014

He's been talking about it for almost a year now, and this week we are starting to see some of the progress from the effort. For those of you who...

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10 Critical Elements of a Successful Risk Management Program

by John Wheeler  |  January 17, 2014

The pressure to build and sustain a successful risk management program is rapidly increasing. Just this week, major U.S. financial institutions were given notice by the U.S. Treasury's Office of...

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Why Risk Management Needs an IT Application Strategy Now

by John Wheeler  |  December 4, 2013

Everyone has one. Somewhere in their kitchen or garage at home is the infamous "junk drawer". Over time, the drawer fills up with gadgets, tools, scraps of paper with to...

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