March 11, 2009 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that it is participating in the 2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference being hosted by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The company will demonstrate the recent release of its industry leading Audit Management solution that has been rated as best-in-class by customers, independent analysts and industry experts. The conference is being held on March 16-18, 2009 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, Washington, DC.

The GAM conference is IIA’s signature event and is aimed at addressing the most critical issues facing audit management today and to provide insights from industry experts. Also weaved into the program are various events, roundtables and workshops that will offer outstanding learning and networking opportunities to attending chief audit executives (CAEs) and directors, internal auditors, audit committee members, board members and financial executives.

At the conference, MetricStream will showcase its comprehensive solution suite for GRC with focus on its Audit Management solution and the role of internal audit in driving integrated GRC. MetricStream executives will discuss tools and techniques such as risk-driven audits, scorecards for performance measurement, auditor-auditee relationship models and expanded scope of internal audit to cover assessments and inspections related to compliance, operations, quality, safety, suppliers and IT. Through easy of use of the solution, efficient data capture, improved information flows and powerful analytics, MetricStream customers have experienced significant performance gains while successfully fostering greater oversight and transparency, ensuring compliance and enabling effective risk management.

“As organizations consider new approaches to succeed in managing risks, compliance and controls, internal audit will play a pivotal role in meeting the evolving GRC needs of global corporations and the rising expectations of senior management and audit committees,” said Gaurav Kapoor, CFO and General Manager at MetricStream. “MetricStream is happy to be associated with the IIA GAM Conference and to discuss best practices for leverage internal audit for risk and compliance programs.”

The conference attendees will be able to view a live demonstration of MetricStream’s applications for Audit Management, Compliance Management, Risk Management and Policy Management - the core components of MetricStream’s industry-leading GRC solution suite at booth # 131 as well as participate in a draw to win the latest Kindle 2, Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device.

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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