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  • Federated Governance of the Extended Enterprise

    Federated Governance of the Extended Enterprise

    The structure and reality of business today have changed. Traditional brick-and-mortar business is a thing of the past: physical buildings and conventional employees no longer define the organization. The modern… Continue reading Federated Governance of the Extended Enterprise

  • Agile & Cognitive GRC to the Future of Business Integrated GRC

    Agile & Cognitive GRC to the Future of Business Integrated GRC

    Navigating the Complexities of Modern Governance, Risk, and Compliance Embracing Agile and Cognitive GRC in a Dynamic Business World In an era marked by rapid regulatory changes and an ever-evolving… Continue reading Agile & Cognitive GRC to the Future of Business Integrated GRC

  • 2024 Trends in Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC)

    2024 Trends in Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC)

    In 2024, the Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) landscape is evolving rapidly. Organizations are increasingly facing complexity and chaos driven by several factors, such as changing regulations, external risks… Continue reading 2024 Trends in Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC)

  • 7 Strategies to Mature Your GRC Program

    7 Strategies to Mature Your GRC Program

    In the ever-evolving governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) landscape, organizations that have already embraced a GRC program including strategy, process, and technology, know its significance in navigating complexities and… Continue reading 7 Strategies to Mature Your GRC Program

  • The GRC Winchester Mystery House

    The GRC Winchester Mystery House

    Note the following analogy is focused on lack of design for a broad enterprise GRC perspective. Note that this same analogy can be applied to aspects of GRC that have… Continue reading The GRC Winchester Mystery House

  • 2023 GRC Research Year in Review

    2023 GRC Research Year in Review

    Greetings!  I trust 2024 is off to a great start. It is for me. 2023 was my busiest year in my career with extensive GRC travels around the world. 2024… Continue reading 2023 GRC Research Year in Review

  • Building Your Data Governance Strategy: A Call to Action for Data GRC

    Building Your Data Governance Strategy: A Call to Action for Data GRC

    In an era marked by the exponential growth of data, evolving business landscapes, and increased regulatory scrutiny, effective data governance has emerged as a critical imperative for organizations of all… Continue reading Building Your Data Governance Strategy: A Call to Action for Data GRC

  • Navigating Third-Party Risk Management – 5 Takeaways from Michael Rasmussen

    Navigating Third-Party Risk Management – 5 Takeaways from Michael Rasmussen

    Third-party relationships have become increasingly critical in the rapidly transforming landscape of global business. Gone are the days when a company’s operations and success depended solely on its internal resources… Continue reading Navigating Third-Party Risk Management – 5 Takeaways from Michael Rasmussen

  • Geopolitical Risk and the Extended Enterprise

    Geopolitical Risk and the Extended Enterprise

    I love my career as an analyst; I research the challenges organizations face in the context of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) and how they solve those challenges with… Continue reading Geopolitical Risk and the Extended Enterprise

  • 6 Ways to Create a Repeatable, Scalable Compliance Program

    6 Ways to Create a Repeatable, Scalable Compliance Program

    Compliance programs are critical in ensuring organizations adhere to established regulations, laws, and ethical standards, fostering trust with stakeholders, employees, business partners, and the public. A repeatable and scalable compliance… Continue reading 6 Ways to Create a Repeatable, Scalable Compliance Program

  • The Chief Risk Officer and The Rhythm of Risk

    The Chief Risk Officer and The Rhythm of Risk

    Building on my recent blogs Risk Management = No Surprises, and particularly The Chief Risk Officer: The Conductor of the Orchestra of Risk Management, we now pick up on that theme and… Continue reading The Chief Risk Officer and The Rhythm of Risk

  • The Chief Risk Officer: The Conductor of the Orchestra of Risk Management

    The Chief Risk Officer: The Conductor of the Orchestra of Risk Management

    I am in London this week and next week and always love going to the London Symphony Orchestra or more intimate settings like the baroque performances at St. Martin in… Continue reading The Chief Risk Officer: The Conductor of the Orchestra of Risk Management