Today, business activities are dispersed throughout multiple geographies, breeding a whole host of new risks and compliance requirements. Global economic environments vary in their laws and regulations, making it integral for companies to stay on top of region-specific regulations. This is a challenge, especially for large organizations that have an abundance of internal policies and disparate systems that manage these policies. Organizations also have to take into consideration a number of other factors that can deter their compliance efforts, such as lack of internal accountability, limited enterprise-wide policy program visibility, and the inability to update policies while taking into consideration the various other changes in the internal and external environment.

Join experts Michael Rasmussen, Chief GRC Pundit at GRC 20/20 Research, LLC and Vinay Bapna, Senior Director of Product Marketing at MetricStream, as they discuss the process of implementing an effective policy management program. This webinar will also define the methodology used to identify the parameters for an effective policy governance program. Additional topics for discussion also include:

  • The ideal policy governance structure that organizations should work to achieve
  • The relationship between policies, standards, and procedures
  • Choosing between a centralized and decentralized policy management approach
  • Policy rationalization and how to arrive at an “optimum” number of policies
  • Best practices in policy writing, communication, and maintenance

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This webinar is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9:00 am Pacific Time. To register for this webinar, and to learn more about the webinar and speakers, please click here.

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.(

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