Industry experts will share best practices on integrating business and IT GRC programs
BOSTON, September 27, 2011 – MEGA will share expert advice on integrating business and IT GRC programs when Jean-Marie Zirano, vice president of product strategy at the company, a noted leader in GRC solutions, speaks at an industry-wide event on Aligning GRC Technology with your GRC Program. The online program, October 12 at 1 pm EDT, will be hosted by the IT GRC Forum, the industry’s recognized resource for the GRC community.
The roundtable discussion, designed especially for corporate professionals in risk, compliance, business process, and IT departments, will also feature Chris McClean, senior analyst, Forrester Research, Inc. and Anindo Banerjea, vice president of IT GRC Products, MetricStream.
At the event, executives and managers will learn how to remove the silos of GRC management and protect business value through continuous monitoring of both IT and business controls. The program will also show how to gain competitive advantage by managing risk across IT and business processes together and how to integrate business and IT GRC.
“By leveraging a comprehensive GRC approach throughout the enterprise, across business units and IT resources, companies can more easily increase the effectiveness of controls for key risks,” explained Zirano. “Managing risks and reusing controls for multiple regulations builds sustainable performance and streamlines operations. This protects corporate business value and reduces costs.”
MEGA’s GRC solutions and experts help organizations meet regulatory and corporate governance goals and achieving greater business value from GRC activities.
The MEGA Suite provides a common repository that stores all pertinent GRC, business, and IT information for analysis and sharing. With this reliable and transparent information, executives can make sound business decisions. It enables information consistency and sharing, best practices standardization, team collaboration, and reliable reporting.
MEGA was named a visionary in the July 2011 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms. Chartis Research called MEGA a leading vendor in completeness of offering and market share potential in the enterprise operational risk and GRC solution provider category in their report, Operational Risk & GRC Software Solutions 2010. MEGA has also been cited by Forrester Research, Inc. in their GRC reports.
Following this event, Patrick Wells, another GRC expert at MEGA, will speak at the GSMI GRC Summit in Boston on November 1-3.