Category: Risk & Compliance

  • IBM Vision 2012

    IBM Vision 2012 Greetings from Orlando. I left Munich Saturday morning to attend the IBM Vision 2012 conference. This three day event for finance & risk management professionals will be exciting. There are fantastic keynotes lined up as well as a ton of awesome break-out sessions. I am really looking forward to it. Keynotes The…

  • Open Pages and the convergence of Performance Management

    Part 2 of guest posts by Erwin Boeren Last year IBM acquired OpenPages as a strategic move into the area of Governance, Risk and Compliance. The latest announcement to acquire¬†Algorithmics (quantative risk management) shows the serious commitment of IBM in the GRC market. GRC software will integrate into the IBM Business Analytics brand – the…

  • Governance, Risk & Compliance – An introduction by Erwin Boeren

    GUEST POST BY ERWIN BOEREN We have all heard the term: Governance, Risk & Compliance or simply GRC. But what exactly is Governance, Risk & Compliance and what are the challenges companies are dealing with? GOVERNANCE RISK & COMPLIANCE Let’s start from the beginning and look at the basic definitions. Governance is the overall approach…

  • What is IBM Cognos FSR?

    Back in October 2010, IBM acquired a company that Gartner used to call ‘The hottest FPM vendor’. Rightly so. Clarity Systems had developed several cool and extremely popular software products. The most well-known solution is called FSR (Financial Statements Reporting). FSR addresses a high risk area for many companies: It automates the publication of financial…