October 10, 2012 | Palo Alto, California: Leading enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions provider, MetricStream, will be hosting a GRC Roundtable in Dubai on October 14, 2012. The invite-only, half-day conference will provide a learning platform for internal audit, risk, and compliance practitioners in the Middle East on GRC trends, issues, technologies and strategies.

With newer and more serious risks and compliance issues emerging across industries in the Middle East and across the globe, organizations are looking at adopting a sustainable and integrated GRC program that is closely aligned to their business objectives. The MetricStream GRC roundtable aims to address the challenges in implementing an efficient GRC program and share best practices in building a risk culture within the organization. Shellye Archambeau, Chief Executive Officer of MetricStream will deliver the keynote address on “Aligning GRC for Business Value.” Other prominent panelists include Toby Shore, Chief Risk Officer at Dubal, Karem Obeid, Senior Vice President at the IIA UAE chapter and Chief Audit Executive at Tawazun, and Cyril Salibi, Senior Risk Advisory Leader at BDO Chartered Accountants.

Three key sessions at the conference are:

  • Aligning GRC for business value - Tackling GRC problems at the root, achieving operational effectiveness in GRC, and managing accountability across key business functions
  • ERM a 360 degree of risks - Fostering a collaborative environment for learning and sharing knowledge between risk practitioners and enabling better strategic planning through an effective ERM program
  • The role of internal audit in a stringent risk and governance environment - The key role that internal auditors play in managing enterprise risks and strategies on how they can add value to their organization

MetricStream’s technologically advanced and extensive GRC solutions have helped many organizations streamline multiple GRC processes. Built on an integrated GRC framework, the solution supports all risk, compliance, and quality management processes within organizations, and manages risk, regulatory, and compliance related processes, issues, and data in a seamless manner.  The powerful and flexible reporting capability and executive dashboards provide real-time visibility and access into the finest level of details leading to better predictability and improved decision-making.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(www.metricstream.com).

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