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2014-05-14 08:24:23

With over 50 speakers participating in over 35 panels and presentations, and nearly 250 attendees from around the world, the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014 was a landmark event in GRC PALO ALTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream's vision to lead and define the future of Pervasive Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) was brought to life at its annual GRC Summit, which was held from April 29-May 1, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Based on the theme "Towards...

2014-04-09 23:27:06

HRG Urges Companies to Move from Reactive to Proactive Risk Assessment--“We strongly urge enterprises currently using or considering GRC software to think beyond the problems they’re trying to solve toward the performance they’re trying to achieve.” –Hypatia Research Group Lexington, MA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Industry analyst and market research firm Hypatia Research Group announces publication of a new primary research study entitled “Convergence of Governance, Risk &...

2014-03-12 08:23:35

The 20th U.S. Secretary of Defense will draw from his experience in politics and business to discuss how proactive risk management and strong corporate governance can support decision-making and drive performance PALTO ALTO, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Secretary William S. Cohen, the 20th U.S. Secretary of Defense, CEO of The Cohen Group, and Board Director at CBS Corporation, will deliver a keynote address at the MetricStream GRC Summit 2014. The event will be held from...

2014-01-07 08:39:47

MetricStream solution to streamline and standardize the firm's enterprise risk management processes, while providing real-time risk intelligence PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Private investment company, Capital Guidance, has selected MetricStream for an integrated Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) solution. The MetricStream solution will enable systematic and consistent ERM processes across the company's portfolio of businesses which spans multiple industries and...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'