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2 Success Factors Every Top IRM Tech Solution Must Deliver

by John Wheeler  |  June 29, 2018

Have you ever been driving your car down the road when you notice the ride is bumpier than usual? Or perhaps, the car strangely veers to the right or the...

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Are You Ready for Some IRM? Gartner's 2018 Security & Risk Summit Events Span the Globe

by John Wheeler  |  April 30, 2018

It's that time of year again! Preparations for our upcoming global summit events are at a fever pitch. A central theme for this year's summit is how integrated risk management...

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GRC vs. IRM Solutions – What’s the Difference?

by John Wheeler  |  February 13, 2018

One of the most common questions I receive from software vendors has to be "what's the difference between GRC and IRM solutions?" Gartner has been publishing research about integrated risk management...

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3 Resolutions to Turn GRC Failure Into IRM Success

by John Wheeler  |  January 3, 2018

As we begin the new year, many of our clients are searching for ways to turn their failures with Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) technology into successful Integrated Risk Management...

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Seven Ways to Engage the Board on IRM

by John Wheeler  |  November 6, 2017

Based on public disclosures of risk oversight practices, such as those mandated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), public companies are focusing more effort and attention on improving...

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Equifax Data Breach: It's the End of Cybersecurity as We Know It

by John Wheeler  |  September 14, 2017

As most everyone knows by now, one of the single largest data breaches in history was disclosed last week by the credit reporting giant, Equifax. While most people are rightly...

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Gartner's New IRM Magic Quadrant Signals End of GRC Era

by John Wheeler  |  August 16, 2017

Over the past several years, Gartner has evolved its research of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) technology solutions to meet the increasingly complex needs of the security and risk management...

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Bringing Clarity to "Fluffy Management Stuff" With IRM

by John Wheeler  |  March 29, 2017

I had the honor and privilege to spend several days last week with 400 IT leaders at our Gartner Peer Forum in Orlando, Florida. Speaking to the group gave me...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework Supports Use of IRM

by John Wheeler  |  January 9, 2017

2017 brings a new focus and urgency to improving cybersecurity at all levels of our society. While a fierce debate rages in Washington, DC over the cyber-intrusion impact on the...

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Emerging Risks in Cybersecurity: Gartner's Top Ten Predictions

by John Wheeler  |  August 26, 2016

This week, I presented Gartner's top ten strategic predictions for security at the South Africa Reserve Bank Cybersecurity Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. In my remarks, I explained that today’s...

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