Nasdaq Cited As A Leader in Governance, Risk, And Compliance Platforms by Independent Research Firm
NEW YORK, February 15, 2018 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its 2018 Forrester Wave™ evaluation, Governance, Risk, And Compliance (GRC) Platforms, Q1 2018. In this evaluation, Nasdaq was cited as a Leader in Governance, Risk, And Compliance Platforms and received the maximum score of 5 for the evaluation criteria “Risk & Control Management”, “Audit Management”, “Dashboard and Reporting” and “Integration capabilities” for its BWise solutions.
“We feel the strong scores we obtained in important functional areas provide assurance to our clients that they have selected a robust and future-proof software platform,” said Tom Passon, Head of Product Innovation & Global Standards, Nasdaq BWise. “We are proud of this recognition that encourages us to further execute on our strategy to provide user-friendly, pre-configured best practice solutions that combine our innovative GRC software platform with leading expertise. Each of these solutions are designed to be quickly deployed and support the end-to-end processes of our customers, from the required content to cloud-based hosting.”
According to the report: “The Nasdaq BWise platform has a strong regulatory change management offering for heavily regulated environments, and it’s gaining traction with buyers in the midmarket and in information security organizations. Customers continue to extend their implementations with additional use cases and grow the application’s footprint in the enterprise.”
“In achieving the maximum score obtained for the evaluation criteria ‘Financial Resources to Support Strategy’, we believe this is a reflection of the significant investment that Nasdaq has made—and is continuing to make—into the BWise GRC platform,” said Jonathan Deeks, Global Head of GRC, Nasdaq. “This ensures the platform and solutions remain at the forefront of the industry for years to come.”