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Your current business applications are costing you time, money and resources, not to mention the negative impact to your productivity. You've heard about tens of thousands of companies like yours flocking to cloud computing and gaining flexibility, productivity, efficiency, accessibility and cost-savings. But how do you avoid costly mistakes? In the white paper "Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials", you'll find practical advice and tips to ensure the choice you make is right for your

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How to Buy ERM Software

The goal of every ERM program is to assess material risk down to where the risk activity takes place, which typically means extending to front line management, and aggregate this information to an objective, accurate, and holistic picture applicable for each stakeholder, including the board. However without ERM software, risk management programs cannot reach this level.

With the high cost of traditional licensing for ERM/GRC software, combined with the skepticism among senior management on what

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Strategy and Risk for the iPad

Designing an organisation’s Strategy & Risk Management framework does not have to be difficult. Strategy and Risk Consultancy, Manigent, have created an innovative new way for risk and compliance practitioners to quickly develop and document their strategy and risk model: Strategy and Risk Studio for iPad.

Strategy & Risk Studio is a one-of-a-kind application enabling consultants and practitioners to design and define an organisation’s enterprise performance management, enterprise risk management

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Risk taxonomy is the framework of naming, organization and managing the relationships to manage your risk information. Your ERM program and any Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) software you use depends upon it.

Most organizations have an organizational chart of how their people are connected. To be effective in risk management, organizations must also have an organizational chart of how their business processes are connected to create accountability and focus on business value.

The first step is t

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Risk Management and Spreadsheets

Many organisations are now using spreadsheets to monitor and manage their risks but research suggests that this could be inefficient and impractical for risk managers.

Software, such as StratexPoint, allows risks, that an organisation face, to be clarified, aligned and effectively managed. StratexSystems believe that every business should be able to execute their business strategy whilst operating within an acceptable level of risk exposure. With a series of easy-to-deploy visual tools, like thos

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StratexSystems are pleased to announce the success of one of their key consultancy partners who have seen a 20-30% jump in project productivity through the use of StratexPoint as a project delivery tool. By delivering more for less, over a shorter time frame, the consultancy partner’s clients have seen considerable benefit, as have StratexSystem's consultancy partner, with extended project benefits.

The software solution, StratexPoint, is an integrated strategy execution and risk management solut

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5 Reasons Why You Need ERM Software

How do you manage the uncertainty of what has not happened yet?

ERM Heat MapThat’s where enterprise risk management software (ERM Software) also known as operational risk management software comes in. It tracks the emerging risks and changes to existing risks across the enterprise and connects these changes to the activities and business metrics that run the business. A change in risk at the business process level, demands a change in the operating procedures to prevent this risk from materializing or seize

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Dear  GlobalRisk Community member/website visitor,
You recently downloaded a white paper from our website related to IT Security and cloud computing. Today we would like to offer you some great additional resources. 

1. Navigating the Enterprise Software Minefield - 10 Critical Factors to Ensure Success

This paper will first outline the challenges of ERP selection and implementation and then offer practical advice and critical success factors to make sure your ERP process is smooth and effective

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Takeaways from EGRC Magic Quadrant

Recently, Gartner released its 2011 Magic Quadrant for enterprise governance, risk, and compliance (eGRC) software.  While the report highlights the top vendors of eGRC, which includes LogicManager, it also identifies some revealing trends within the eGRC marketplace based on reliable consumer feedback.  The most notable trend recognized is the shift towards enterprise risk management (ERM) software by eGRC programs.  As Gartner states,

"ERM has emerged as the most significant use of EGRC platfor

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Recently organizations have been faced with the increasing threat of cyber attacks, whether from external hackers such as lulzsec or from internal attacks such as wikileaks.  Your customers' personally identifiable information, organization's intellectual property, and confidential files are all vulnerable to attack.

How prepared is your IT Risk Management? How vulnerable is your organization to a cyber-attack?  What would the consequences of a cyber-attack be on your organization? Your board nee

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26 January 2011

Paul Clarke from eFinancialCareers

Spending on risk management technology continues to be a priority for investment banks going into 2011. But, with salaries for IT professionals in this area already on the increase, firms are looking outside of the financial sector for expertise.

Yet more IT dollars will be gobbled up by risk management projects within investment banks this year, as they look to align their risk management with business strategy and investment operations. The up

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