Sword Policy Manager
Enablement of the Policy Management Lifecycle
Executive SummaryThe haphazard department and document-centric approaches for policy management of the past compound the problem and do not solve it. It is time for organizations to step back and implement a centralized strategy and approach to authoring, approving, maintaining, and communicating policies across the organization. Sword Policy Manager is a solution that GRC 20/20 has researched, evaluated, and reviewed in context of requirements in organizations to manage policies in complex, distributed, and dynamic business environments. It allows organizations to manage the policy management lifecycle processes and content. Sword Policy Manager is a platform with capabilities to manage the development, approval, distribution, communication, maintenance, and recording of policies and related activities.
Table of Contents
- Policy Management Requires Attention
- Policies: A Foundation in GRC Strategies
- Hordes of Policies Scattered Across the Organization
- Failure of Policy Management Exposes Organization to Liability
- Sword Policy Manager
- Enablement of the Policy Management Lifecycle
- What Sword Policy Manager Does
- Sword Policy Manager Facilitates the Policy Management Process
- Benefits Organizations Receive with Sword Policy Manager
- Considerations in Context of Sword Policy Manager
- About GRC 20/20 Research, LLC
- Research Methodology
AuthorMichael Rasmussen – The GRC Pundit @ GRC 20/20 Research, Michael Rasmussen is an internationally recognized pundit on governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) – with specific expertise on the topics of GRC strategy, process, information, and technology architectures and solutions. With 23+ years of experience, Michael helps organizations improve GRC processes, design and implement GRC architectures, and select solutions that are effective, efficient, and agile. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, and advisor and is noted as the “Father of GRC” — being the first to define and model the GRC market in February 2002 while at Forrester Research, Inc.
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