Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for IT Vendor Risk Management

Published: 12 November 2018

ID: G00343815

Analyst(s): Christopher Ambrose


IT vendor risk management solutions are point solutions or integrated risk management platform applications that automate workflows for assessing and managing vendor risk. Sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders should use this research to inform their buying decisions in this market.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Allgress
    • Dell Technologies (RSA)
    • Lockpath
    • MetricStream
    • Ncontracts
    • Optiv Security
    • Prevalent
    • ProcessUnity
    • Quantivate
    • Rsam
    • SAI Global
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Assessment
    • Workflows and Collaboration
    • Assess/Validate/Monitor Controls
    • Exception Management
    • History
    • Access and User Controls
    • User Interface and Navigation
    • Connectors and Integration
    • Configurability
    • Dashboards and Reporting
    • Remediation Management
    • Vendor Profile Management
  • Use Cases
    • VRM Solution
    • VRM Solution and Services
    • VRM Solution and Vendor Risk Assessment Data
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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