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Redwood Shores, CA, United States, 2008/07/09 - MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions.
MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that it is exhibiting at the International Conference 2008 being hosted by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The conference is being held on July 6-9, 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, with the theme “Your Golden Gate to Excellence”.
The IIA's International Conference 2008 will be the largest gathering of internal auditors anywhere in the world, and promises to be a vibrant forum on varied issues, trends and best practices related to governance, risk, compliance, control, auditing, and accounting. The sessions will include a wide range of topics addressed by an impressive roster of international speakers including Jim Collins, Author of Good to Great and Built to Last; Sharon Allen, Chairman, Board of Directors, Deloitte; Linda Bardo Nicholls, President, Australian Institute of Company Directors; Gene L. Dodaro, Chief Operating Officer of the United States Government Accountability Office; Paul Sarbanes, Senator; and Kevin "The Katalyst" Carroll.
The rapidly changing business environment has created a need for global companies to constantly hone their auditing practices and risk and compliance management strategies. MetricStream has a proven track record of enabling companies in diverse industries to succeed in their GRC programs by streamlining business process for analyzing and managing enterprise risks as well as identifying, tracking and resolving risk and compliance related issues. This strategy has not only helped MetricStream customers to significantly lower compliance and governance costs but has also resulted in better operating performance. 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 broad GRC solutions suite at booth # 324.
"The Institute of Internal Auditors offers a valuable forum for sharing of knowledge and best practices related to the internal audit profession. The conference agenda indicates the expanding role for the internal audit function to include risk oversight and compliance reporting," said Charles Goldenberg, Vice President of GRC Solutions at MetricStream. "We look forward to showcasing our integrated, enterprise-wide approach for effectively managing GRC initiatives."
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, NASDAQ, SanDisk, BP, Entergy, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.