Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2013

Published: 24 July 2013

ID: G00245240

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


Regulatory compliance risks continue to persist and remain a solid driver for governance, risk and compliance technologies. However, more hype is being generated by external risks posed by third parties, suppliers and customers.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Social GRC
    • Operational Intelligence Platforms
    • Managed GRC Services
    • File Analysis
    • Transaction Controls Monitoring
  • At the Peak
    • IT Financial Management Tools
    • Privacy Management Tools
    • Information Stewardship Applications
    • Third-Party Risk Management
    • Supply Base Management
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Social Media Compliance
    • Board of Directors Communications Systems
    • Cross-Agency Case Management
    • Externalized Authorization Management
    • IT GRCM
    • Legal GRC
    • Identity Analytics and Intelligence
    • Configuration Auditing
    • Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention
    • E-Discovery Software
    • Financial Governance Applications
    • Enterprise Legal Management
    • Risk Assessment for BCM
    • Enterprise Risk Management Applications
    • Business Continuity Management Planning Software
    • Identity Governance and Administration
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Crisis/Incident Management Software
    • Microsoft Resource Access Administration
    • Quality Process Management Applications
    • Virtual Data Rooms
    • Database Audit and Protection
    • Enterprise Information Archiving
    • Foreign/Global Trade Compliance
    • Enterprise Risk Management Consulting Services
    • Utility Governance, Risk and Compliance Management
    • Product Safety and Compliance
    • User Authentication Technologies
    • Content-Aware DLP for Email
    • SIEM
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Enterprise GRC Platforms
    • Legal and Regulatory Case Management
    • Records Management
    • ERP SOD Controls
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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