Australian council to deploy MetricStrem solution

Victoria based Campaspe Shire Council in Australia, has selected MetricStream to enable the execution of their risk management strategy. The council will use MetricStream Enterprise Risk Management Solution to streamline, automate and standardise their risk management processes.

The deployment will help establish a pervasive risk management culture across all levels of the organisation – extending from the council and management team, to employees, contractors, committees and volunteers.

It will enable and support the entire process of risk assessments, risk treatment, risk reporting, decision-making, and planning processes. Also, be used to manage policies, investigate and remediate risk related issues, and monitor compliance with risk management standards and guidelines, particularly AS/NZS ISO 9001 and AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009. In addition, it will help manage all health and safety incidents through a comprehensive root cause analysis, risk rating, auditing of outcomes, and corrective action.

“Campaspe Shire Council is truly visionary in their approach to risk management, and we are delighted to enable and support them in this endeavor,” said Shankar Bhaskaran, Vice President & General Manager – International Business Operations, MetricStream.

“GRC is becoming more pervasive – it is extending beyond corporate businesses, and into to city councils, government administrations and public utilities. These organizations are realizing that in order to provide better services to their communities, and to protect the health and safety of their citizens, they need to better manage their risks, compliance and governance obligations, ” added Bhaskaran.

Further, “After solidifying our presence in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, we look forward to expanding our presence in Australia, and leveraging our extensive global experience to help organisations in this region as they seek to strengthen their Governance, Risk, and Compliance programs,” said Bhaskaran.

“We chose MetricStream to provide an out of the box unified solution for Council to manage its risks, incidents, and policies. It is envisioned that MetricStream will be able to support us as Council’s risk and compliance requirements develop over time,” said Allan Cochrane, Resources General Manager – Campaspe Shire Council.

Campaspe Shire Council manages the planning, infrastructure, economic development, health, security, environmental, and cultural needs of their Shire, with a population of over 36,000. The Council has outlined a comprehensive “Risk Management Strategy – 2012 – 2016” which lays out the key steps to manage uncertainty and change in their activities and to improve overall risk management systems and processes.

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