Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2015

Published: 10 July 2015

ID: G00274822

Analyst(s): John A. Wheeler


GRC technologies support the simplification, automation, and integration of enterprise, operational, and IT risk management processes and data. Risk and security professionals should use Gartner's Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies to identify solutions to fulfill this need.

Table Of Contents


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

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