Jeff Jinnett: Worldwide Partner Conference – One Way Microsoft Supports Its GRC Partners

The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) will take place this year from July 10-14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Convention Center[i]. WPC is an annual gathering for the Microsoft partner community to meet top Microsoft executives, learn about Microsoft’s roadmap for the upcoming year and see the latest Microsoft product innovations….

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Jeff Jinnett: April, 2011 Update – GRC White Papers, Books, Webcasts and Blogs of Some Microsoft Partners

Microsoft has an extensive ecosystem of ISVs and systems integration partners with offerings in the governance, risk management and compliance space. The following is a listing of some recent white papers, articles and other materials authored by Microsoft partners on GRC-related topics that you may find of value: ·        Prodiance[i] o   White paper – “Automating Spreadsheet Controls for…

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Emerging GRC patterns around Cloud

With Microsoft making a big bet on its Azure Cloud based services, the impact and implications for Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) space makes for a very interesting case. I will share some interesting industry patterns around GRC on an ongoing basis as i come across them. Today i  start off with – Cloud GRC and Cloud based…

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Leading global bank adopts Microsoft partner FinArch for its Liquidity Risk Solutions

New Liquidity risk frameworks as well as Stress tests were in my top 10 list for 2011. Many leading regulators with UK FSA being the first, have issued new guidelines on this globally. Whilst some banks still await the expected convergence with Basel III. I was thrilled to see a recent announcement on a leading bank…

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Sai Sireesh Predicts Top 10 Risk and Compliance Initiatives in 2011

In the last few months, many new regulations have been introduced impacting all major markets. They include the Dodd Frank reform in the USA, Liquidity Risk in the UK and Basel III in the EU and globally. Based on the changing risk and regulatory landscape, I predict the following top 10 initiatives in 2011. Am…

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