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Sword GRC: Next-Gen Risk Management
Sword GRC provides an award-winning platform for governance, risk and compliance, made up of best-of-breed solutions that address the requirements of all enterprise market sectors.
With a long and distinguished heritage, Sword GRC brings together a suite of complementary products in the GRC space available either as a cloud solution or standalone on-premises installation. With a strong focus on driving fast time to value, and harnessing the latest technologies, Sword GRC delivers a versatile range of solutions that support better business decisions through a single view of risk to support enterprise-wide risk-based compliance. The Sword GRC product set covers risk, audit, compliance, policy management and incident management.
Extending GRC throughout the Enterprise
Sword GRC solutions are all designed to enable the end user. Whether they are writing policies, managing risk registers, part of the audit function, or if they are business users that need to provide risk information, adhere to industry regulations or a staff member ensuring compliance with code of conduct and similar requirements, Sword GRC’s products enable collaborative working, so that governance, risk and compliance tasks become part of the fabric of the workplace.
Strong Solutions for Every Market Sector
In January 2019, Sword GRC acquired Magique Galileo for its market leading audit and risk solutions which are targeted predominantly at the financial services industry.
Committed Product Development
Sword GRC has a strong track record of investing in product development for the benefit of end-users, driving wider adoption across the enterprise. Under the stewardship of CEO Nick Scully, during the last six years, the company has consistently upgraded its solution offering for risk as well as bringing to market new solutions for compliance, policy management and a range of innovative apps and user interfaces designed for use by business users. In this way, Sword GRC is empowering organizations to take a more risk-based approach to every aspect of business, by engaging business users at every level, to gather more information, thereby presenting a more complete picture of risk, compliance and the associated opportunities to senior management in a way that is consistent, measurable and actionable.
In 2018, Sword GRC offerings were named Risk Product of the Year by Strategic Risk Asia-Pacific for its work with road operator company Transurban.
In 2016 Plan International won the Institute of Risk Management Global Winners awards for managing risk across boundaries. In 2015 Sword GRC released its Risk Express product, an end-user tool for collecting and managing risk data that received an Innovation Award from the analyst firm GRC 20/20.
The Future of GRC
Going forward Sword GRC will continue to improve cross-functional collaboration and alignment between its solutions by automating processes, streamlining workflow and innovative use of visualisation tools. Its powerful analytic and reporting capabilities deliver risk, compliance and audit information in a range of intuitive and user-friendly media that provide a highly personalized user experience.
Keith Ricketts, VP Marketing at Sword GRC summarises, “The Sword GRC platform is a blend of experience and domain expertise in the governance, risk and compliance space that delivers a powerful, collaborative working tool that provides a single view of GRC right up to the board level, empowering better business decisions and elevating GRC as a new source of competitive advantage.”