February 28, 2008, Redwood Shores, California - MetricStream, the market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions, today announced that it is participating in the Gartner Compliance and Risk Management Summit 2008. The conference is being held on 3 to 5 March at Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, IL
Charlie Goldenberg, Vice President of GRC Solutions at MetricStream will discuss GRC strategies at the conference. His presentation on the topic "The Unexpected Benefits of a Federated Approach to GRC Solutions" will provide insights into how an integrated approach to GRC can deliver a rich set of benefits across the organization and improve business performance. A recognized business process and technology evangelist in the GRC space, Goldenberg will cover key benefits of a federated architecture and demonstrate how companies have implemented a business process driven approach to GRC resulting in significant competitive leverage and unexpected benefits. His presentation at the Gartner Summit will be just a day after he joins former Congressman, Mike Oxley, as a panelist on a NASDAQ-hosted web seminar on a related topic (http://www.metricstream.com/webinars/webinar_04_mar08_NASDAQ.htm).
MetricStream will showcase its industry-leading solution suite for GRC and Quality Management at the event including the recently released versions of its Enterprise Compliance Platform and Compliance Management solution. MetricStream solutions continue to be recognized as the most flexible and comprehensive in the industry by customers as well as analysts. The solutions are being used by some of the world's largest corporations for managing variety of risk scenarios, a wide range of operational and regulatory compliance issues and a host of emerging corporate governance initiatives.
Limited complimentary copies of MetricStream's proprietary Enterprise Compliance Map poster will be available for qualified conference attendees as a handy reference and a ready reckoner for identifying the impact and role of GRC for the company leadership, organization, processes and technology.
MetricStream owned ComplianceOnline.com, the leading portal and online community of GRC professionals, is also Gartner's media partner for this summit to promote the event to its large member base.
"Gartner Compliance and Risk Management Summit brings together thought leaders, industry experts and business executives to share lessons learned and best practices," said Gaurav Kapoor , CFO and General Manager of MetricStream. "We are delighted to participate in the event and present our experiences and expertise in enabling companies to respond effectively to the difficult issues emerging from Regulatory Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Continuity Management and Governance by uniquely combining content services and technology solutions."
MetricStream is a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions. MetricStream solutions are used by leading global corporations in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management programs, quality management processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and other corporate governance initiatives. MetricStream’s customers include Procter & Gamble, UBS, Societe Generale, Pfizer, Philips, Cummins, Kellogg’s, Mondelez International, SanDisk, and NetApp. MetricStream also owns and operates the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal - the largest GRC advisory network and one of the largest GRC communities. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA (www.metricstream.com).