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What does integrated reporting mean and what to do?
Recently we have been educating ourselves on the Integrated Reporting Initiative. It is a very relevant concept and is getting a lot of market attention. A lot of people have asked me what the concept of integrated reporting means and how to get started. My answer is this; set your goals and start communicating with different departments inside your organization. Integrated reporting is clearly a cross-silo, cross-department exercise that needs close cooperation between different departments.Read more
ServiceNow.com Service Management and BWise Accomplished!
As we are working our way into more and more IT GRC related territories, the logical next step would be to integrate our GRC solution with ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Service Management processes. Currently, BWise itself is making use of TopDesk but a more commonly found ITIL Service Management Solution would be ServiceNow.com. Integration through their web services would allow BWise GRC to be able to perform reporting on top of Change Requests, Incidents, and many more of the great features offered through that Cloud Based platform.Read more
Things to consider as GRC market is maturing
It is impossible to read a story about Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) without reading about how this market is maturing. While this may be true in some respects, there are certainly elements of early adolescence in many cases. The most important thing is that most companies by now acknowledge that implementing GRC is not a Big-Bang software implementation, but a step-by-step GRC Journey. Most companies take several years to implement this.
Sent items a key risk overlooked
Well, let me give you some personal numbers:
2007 - 6.902
2008 - 7.790
2009 - 9.153
2010 - 10.753
2011 - 11.902
These are the numbers of emails I sent from 2006 to 2011 (more on 2012 in a second). It went up an astonishing 72% in 5 years. The good news is that it seems that it went down slightly this year, but it certainly doesnt feel that way yet.Read more