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John A. Wheeler
Global Research Leader - Risk Management Technology
9 years at Gartner
30 years IT Industry

John A. Wheeler is global research leader for risk management technology solutions and professional services. His areas of specialty include integrated risk management, executive leadership and corporate governance. Follow him on Twitter @JohnAWheeler Read Full Bio

How a “PRACtical” Approach to Risk Management Will Aid COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

by John A. Wheeler  |  September 15, 2020

As the recovery efforts fully take hold in 2021, a deep understanding of the integrated nature of risks associated with business operations will take center stage. Those businesses that employ a “PRACtical” approach utilizing integrated risk management (IRM) will be in the best position to recover quicker and more successfully.

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Digital Risk is Primary Focus for Corporate Boards in 2020 & Beyond

by John A. Wheeler  |  August 28, 2020

Digital risk continues to grow in importance for corporate boards as they recognize the critical nature of digital business transformation today. In fact, in Gartner’s 2020 Board of Directors survey, 67% of respondents stated they view digital as the top business challenge for 2020 and 2021. Not only that, but 49% of directors cite the […]

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20 for 20: Top 20 IRM Research Publications

by John A. Wheeler  |  August 18, 2020

This month, we continue our “20 for 20” theme by highlighting the top 20 “most read” research publications in our integrated risk management (IRM) compendium. The following list of publications represent Gartner’s latest insights into the marketplace for IRM technology & service providers. Demonstrating the high interest in IRM, Gartner subscribers have read these top […]

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20 for 20: Emerging Tech & Trends Top 20 Topics for 1H 2020

by John A. Wheeler  |  July 17, 2020

Continuing with the “20 for 20” theme started in last month’s blog post, I’ve decided to highlight the top 20 emerging technologies and trends (ETT) client topics for the first half of this year. As I mentioned late last year in┬ámy post on top ten client topics for 2019, Gartner has created an ETT focused […]

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20 for 20: Top RiskTech Blog Posts for May 2020

by John A. Wheeler  |  June 4, 2020

Risk management is trending through the roof here at Gartner as we strive to help our clients emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. What’s also trending is the readership of my RiskTech blog posts. So, to give readers a peek into what is most popular, I’ve curated the following “20 for 20” top blog posts read […]

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How to Understand the Hype Fueling RiskTech

by John A. Wheeler  |  May 6, 2020

Gartner is well known for its annual “Hype Cycle” reports detailing the vendor marketing and end-user adoption of technology innovation across a wide array of markets. As the world seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and re-start business operations, it is an opportune time to explore the hype fueling the demand for emerging risk […]

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Top Ten Gartner Client Topics for Emerging Technologies – Q1 2020

by John A. Wheeler  |  April 14, 2020

As we move forward into an entirely new business environment in Q2 2020 shaped by COVID-19, let’s take a quick look back at the top ten Gartner client topics for emerging technologies in Q1. As I mentioned late last year in my post on top ten client topics for 2019, Gartner has created an Emerging […]

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4 IRM Market Trends Will Accelerate Demand in COVID-19 Recovery

by John A. Wheeler  |  March 31, 2020

Integrated Risk Management (IRM) technology is uniquely suited to address the myriad of risks arising from the current crisis and future COVID-19 recovery. Gartner’s 2020 expanded coverage of IRM use cases (see figure below) coincides with rapidly evolving customer demands linked to crisis response and recovery efforts. These efforts demonstrate the rising need for an […]

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IRM 2020: Market Momentum Continues

by John A. Wheeler  |  January 30, 2020

2020 marks Gartner’s fifth year of integrated risk management (IRM) technology coverage and the market continues to grow at a rapid pace. In fact, the spectrum of IRM technology solutions is increasing due to digital transformation efforts in companies of all sizes. As a result, the IRM technology and services market forecast for 2020 is […]

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Top 10 Gartner Emerging Technologies Client Topics for 2019

by John A. Wheeler  |  December 5, 2019

This year, Gartner launched its Emerging Technologies and Trends (ETT) research agenda dedicated to helping our Technology & Service Provider (TSP) clients improve their offerings. As we wrap-up 2019, let’s look at the top 10 Gartner emerging technologies client topics addressed by our analysts. The list of topics is derived from client inquiry calls that […]

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