December 11, 2006

BWise Launches Templated Governance, Risk & Compliance Implementation Program 

Twelve Years of Compliance Experience Rolled Into Numerous User Friendly Templates

New York, NY., December 11, 2006 – BWise, a leading provider of compliance and enterprise risk management software, today announced the launch of a fully templated Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) implementation program. This program enables publicly traded companies of all sizes to easily leverage the hundreds of BWise GRC implementations already in place.

The implementation program is bundled in numerous templates:

  • COSO Guidance for Small companies
    The guidance published earlier this year by the COSO Committee to help companies comply with Sarbanes-Oxley, has now been bundled into a template that is easy to implement.
  • CobiT 
    IT Governance is structured with CobiT 3.0 and 4.0 to help IT organizations comply with increasing regulatory compliance demands.
  • EZ Control
    The BWise “In Control” solution designed for small and medium-size businesses enables fast and effective compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory requirements.
  • ISO 9000, 14000, 17799
    Quality Management with various ISO standards is structured and streamlined with these templates.
  • Basel II
    Operational Risk in Basel II for financial services organizations is implemented using the BWise template.

This templated approach enables an industry leading GRC solution to be implemented within 20 days; the software is installed and configured, authorizations are set, templated content is uploaded, compliance workflows are set-up and key-users are trained. The rapid approach gives organizations the ability to more quickly leverage the corporate-wide convergence of compliance and business process improvements.

“BWise is continuously looking for ways to make corporate governance, risk management and compliance not only easier, but more results-oriented,” stated Robert Pijselman, Chief Executive Officer of BWise. “With the templated implementation program, companies can pick and choose the areas on which they want to focus and achieve progress more quickly, leveraging BWise’s significant experience in helping organizations turn compliance into business success.”

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About BWise
BWise is a global leader in compliance and enterprise risk management software, with a strong heritage in business process management. Established in 1994, BWise delivers proven solutions to help organizations become “in control” by increasing corporate accountability; strengthening financial, strategic and operational efficiencies; and maximizing performance and ROI. With more than 1,200 customers in more then 80 countries worldwide and 150,000 users in virtually all markets, BWise has developed a strong and sustainable presence in the compliance and risk management sectors. Utilizing templates and a best-practice implementation approach, BWise enables management to measure and manage risks and to comply with rules and legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley, European Corporate Governance Codes, IFRS, Basel II, ISO-standards and more. BWise has offices in the Netherlands, United States and India. For more information, visit

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