January 27, 2014

BWise News

Independent Research Firm Cites NASDAQ OMX's BWise as a Leader
in New Report on GRC Platforms

New York, NY and Den Bosch, Netherlands, January 28, 2014 – BWise, subsidiary of NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ;NDAQ), announced today it has been cited as a leader according to the Forrester Research, Inc report: “The Forrester Wave™: Governance, Risk, And Compliance Platforms, Q1 2014.” In this new research, written by Christopher McCLean, Nick Hayes and Renee Murphy with Stephanie Balaouras and Kelley Mak, Forrester Research names BWise a leader from among the nineteen companies selected to participate in the study.

According to the report, “For complex or especially important aspects of the organization, managing all of these risks is nearly impossible without technology, which means companies will continue to see the value that GRC platforms can bring to everything they do.”

“… BWise’s strategy is very strong in support of all GRC roles and continues to earn exceptional customer satisfaction scores,” stated the report.

“In today’s business world, providing the required trust for maximum business performance is founded on transparency and integrity, which makes Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) pivotal in this strategy,” said Robert Pijselman, CEO BWise. 

“NASDAQ OMX is the only vendor in the marketplace with the ability to offer such a comprehensive, integrated GRC solution set. We are proud to see what we consider to be industry-leading recognition for BWise’s vision and products.”stated Lars Ottersgård, Senior Vice President, Market Technology, NASDAQ OMX.

BWise is owned by NASDAQ OMX and is part of the NASDAQ OMX services offering for both public and private companies, to help them operate as better companies. Hundreds of organizations in virtually every industry trust the BWise® GRC Platform to track, measure, and manage their reputational and financial risks.

“We are honored to once again have been named a leader in the GRC marketplace by Forrester,” stated Luc Brandts, Chief Technology Officer, BWise. “We are committed to delivering industry-leading, next generation GRC solutions, particularly as we combine our GRC platform with NASDAQ OMX’s premium board portal and media monitoring solutions, as well as the company’s market surveillance platform for brokers, exchanges, and regulators. We believe we truly have a unique offering in the international marketplace.”

To get an updated overview of the GRC platform landscape, please request complimentary access to the full report.


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