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IRM Market Visionaries and Challengers Join Forces to Battle Leaders

by John Wheeler  |  February 11, 2019

In the span of a week, the integrated risk management (IRM) technology market has experienced significant consolidation. Four vendors from Gartner's inaugural 2018 IRM Magic Quadrant have joined forces to evolve their...

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IRM Is Essential for Digital Transformation Success

by John Wheeler  |  December 18, 2018

Last week, I had the distinct privilege to join my Gartner colleagues from our Risk Management Leadership Council in presenting the Q4 2018 Emerging Risk Report. We hosted more than 500 risk...

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Why Leading Software Vendors Are Dumping GRC for IRM

by John Wheeler  |  November 29, 2018

One of the most common questions I receive from software vendors has to be “what’s the difference between governance, risk and compliance (GRC) and integrated risk management (IRM) solutions?” Gartner has...

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Innovative IRM Solutions Disrupt Outdated GRC Market

by John Wheeler  |  August 17, 2018

Gartner published its inaugural Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM) several weeks ago and feedback from end-user customers has been overwhelmingly positive. What is most noteworthy is the shift away from...

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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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Gartner's Hype Cycle Focuses on Integrated Risk Management

by John Wheeler  |  July 24, 2017

Gartner just released its 2017 Hype Cycle for Risk Management focusing on the importance of integrated risk management (IRM). The 2017 Hype Cycle for Risk Management report describes the related services,...

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IRM Solutions Market Will Grow to $7.3 Billion by 2020

by John Wheeler  |  March 20, 2017

Earlier this month, Gartner released its inaugural forecast of the integrated risk management (IRM) software solutions market. The IRM market — formerly referred to as "governance, risk management and compliance...

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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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Strong Momentum for Risk Management Research in 2016

by John Wheeler  |  December 22, 2015

The last several weeks have been quite active in our world of Integrated Risk Management Solutions (IRMS) research. We have begun our analysis and publication processes across seven IRMS market segments...

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Gartner's Brazil Summit Keynote Focuses on Digital Risk

by John Wheeler  |  August 10, 2015

Today, I had the privilege and honor to help kick-off Gartner's 2015 Security and Risk Management Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Joined by my Gartner colleagues Andrew Walls (2014 Gartner Analyst...

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