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How to Implement an Effective GRC Platform?By CIOAdvisor Apac | Friday, November 30, 2018
In today’s data-driven world, the need for effective governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) platform is scaling up globally. One can see a lot of organizations coming in the forefront to employ GRC platform, as it provides greater transparency, promotes work culture, optimizes business control and enhances the overall health of an organization. But there are certain pain fields that the organizations have to cover before enabling an effective GRC platform.
The first and foremost step for implementing an efficient GRC platform is to have a well-defined goal of that platform. Efficiency, risk reduction and strategic support for performance are the key factors that organizations should consider to establish an effective GRC platform. Moreover, as the goal is defined, organizations can anticipate the total budget and can also get a clear picture of the resources they need. When it comes to resources, data collection and data aggregation is a hard bargain for organizations, but once they cross this bridge, aggregated data will become the greatest asset to the organization. An organization can easily figure what data fits in and what data fits out.
Additionally, when devising for GRC program transformation, firms should also deploy a joint effort, where employees from the entire department get a crystalline view of the project ensuring the whole workforce get familiar of the definitions within the project. Furthermore, as the organizations flourish with partnerships, acquisitions, and change in business infrastructure, GRC platform also changes. To tackle this situation, organizations should avail a flexible approach in their GRC platform with which they can adapt and evolve with these changes. So before facilitating the GRC policy, organizations should consider all the above factors for an effective and productive platform.