The interesting history of Governance, Risk and Compliance

thryve at IRMSA Conference October 2019

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Managed, thryve   As we head towards the IRMSA conference, 2-3 October at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg, I am preparing for my presentation on the debate between GRC and IRM. ‘Governance, Risk & Compliance vs. Integrated Risk Management’ became a topic of debate when research firm Gartner decided a […]

Why IRM matters – the IRM cloud story

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager, thryve   There is a bit of a storm in the GRC – that being the Governance, Risk and Compliance – world. Recently Gartner announced that it will no longer rate all GRC technology services in the same category. Instead, it has created a new category, IRM or Integrated […]

Discover the power of risk-informed decision-making

By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Canada There is a bit of a furore in the risk-management world. Advisory firm Gartner has thrown a cat among the pigeons by creating a new category for integrated risk management (IRM), away from its governance, risk & compliance (GRC) category. This may seem like a […]

Riskonnect named as Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant – again

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Integrated risk management (IRM) is a fairly new discipline, but it’s already making great strides towards transforming all types of organisations. The philosophy is straightforward: instead of risk information languishing in silos and contributing to an incomplete picture of organisational risk, that information can be captured and […]

Want risk to help leaders? Make it visual

Make Risk Visual

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve A picture tells a thousand words. We are instinctively visual creatures: seeing is believing and, I’d add, accepting. If you have to make decisions, you need to accept certain truths first. That’s the hard part: what truths will a leader settle on? There are always competing realities […]

GRC and IT have more in common than they think

If companies want to prosper and innovate through digital technologies, they would be smart to begin aligning these ambitions with governance.