Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2014

Published: 17 July 2014

ID: G00263380

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


As companies seek to transform into the "digital businesses" of the future, they are faced with a dynamic "cyber risk" environment that requires more advanced risk management capabilities. The resulting hype is driving greater demand for governance, risk and compliance (GRC) technologies.

Table Of Contents


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

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