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Introducing the ERM/GRC Blueprint for a Successful Risk Management and Compliance Program

Published: 06 March 2013

ID: G00247205

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler , French Caldwell


Enterprise risk management and governance, risk and compliance are often confused as one and the same. However, each discipline delivers a unique set of elements that, when paired together, results in a truly successful risk management and compliance program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Recommendations
    • Develop an ERM Framework That Focuses on Risk Appetite, Risk Aggregation, Risk Assessment and Risk Analytics
    • Implement a GRC Infrastructure That Includes the Right Technology Applications, the Necessary Architecture and the Appropriate Level of Assurance
    • Promote Risk Accountability That Drives the Right Actions That Lead to the Achievement of Desired Business Outcomes

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