Category Archives: Compliance Management

“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1
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“Why Excel is just not good enough” – Part 1

I was on a call the other week with the Enterprise Risk Manager of a relatively sizable multi-national corporation (over 20,000 employees across a few hundred locations on nearly every continent), and she said something that got me thinking. She said, “For us, right now – Excel is good enough.” I responded by saying that […]

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology: Is This the Synergy That Will Re-shape the Future of the Financial World?
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Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology: Is This the Synergy That Will Re-shape the Future of the Financial World?

Blockchain needs no introduction. It has given rise to many benefits such as “keyless” signature systems and the ability to track thanksgiving turkeys from farm-to-table. But arguably, the most disruptive manifestation of blockchain technology is cryptocurrency. While the idea of having a digital currency that can be created by anyone, freely sourced, and unregulated by […]

Compliance Meaningfulness: Hard to Achieve, Easy to Destroy
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Compliance Meaningfulness: Hard to Achieve, Easy to Destroy

In an article titled, What Makes Work Meaningful- Or Meaningless by Catherine Bailey and Adrian Madden (MIT Sloan Management Review, Summer 2016),  the authors focus upon what makes our work meaningful, with research conducted across multiple industries and responsibilities. While their findings are presented as relevant to the overall workforce, the compliance implications are significant and […]

GRC Summit 2017: GRC for High Performers
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GRC Summit 2017: GRC for High Performers

Year after year, the MetricStream GRC Summit grows bigger and better! This June 4th-7th, we assembled an incredible lineup of speakers at the Gaylord National Resort in the Washington DC area. These experts, along with industry analysts, and MetricStream customers, employees, partners, came together to empower decision-makers across industries with the right risk and regulatory […]

Can Marketing and Compliance Share a Playbook?
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Can Marketing and Compliance Share a Playbook?

I recently read an article in the Winter 2017 MIT Sloan Management Review, Mastering the Market Intelligence Challenge (Chari, Luce & Thukral). In this work, the authors address how “many multinationals simply import their domestic models into emerging markets.” And whilst this work is directed towards those who deal with market intelligence in emerging markets, […]