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Implement a best-in-class enterprise governance, risk and compliance program with Archers award-winning solutions.

Policy Management
Centrally manage policies, map them to objectives and guidelines, and promote awareness to support a culture of corporate governance.

Risk Management

Identify risks to your business, evaluate them through online assessments and metrics, and respond with remediation or acceptance.

Archer Technologies delivers out-of-the-box solutions that allow your organization to implement a best-in-class enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) program. Built on the flexible Archer SmartSuite Framework, these solutions provide a consistent, efficient and sustainable approach to managing the lifecycle of corporate policies and objectives, managing risks to your business, and demonstrating compliance. With Archer, you can automate, measure, validate and report at every step of your GRC processes, ultimately reducing costs and increasing transparency enterprise-wide.

Compliance Management

Enterprise GRC Solutions

Document your control framework, assess design and operational effectiveness, and respond to policy and regulatory compliance issues.

Enterprise Management

The Archer Technologies solution suite facilitates the mega processes of enterprise GRC for any organization, addressing issues across IT, Operations, Finance and Legal domains. Archers solutions enable consistent measurement of risk, compliance and performance. Because they are fully integrated, you can leverage complementary intelligence from one solution to the next to support your business objectives and risk management goals.

Manage relationships and dependencies within your enterprise hierarchy and infrastructure to support GRC initiatives.

Best-Practice Approach

Incident Management

Report incidents and ethics violations, manage their escalation, track investigations and analyze resolutions.

Validation from clients, partners and industry experts is the cornerstone of Archers solution delivery strategy. Every solution is developed through collaboration with Archer Working Groups, whose members include risk and compliance experts from Fortune 1000 companies across industries. Archer also engages its extensive partner community to evaluate solution design and functionality. With hundreds of hours of review, Archers solutions provide a true best-practice approach that clients can employ out of the box.

Vendor Management

Building Your GRC Program

Centralize vendor data, manage relationships, assess vendor risk, and ensure compliance with your policies and controls.

Threat Management

Track threats through a centralized early warning system to help prevent attacks before they affect your enterprise.

Business Continuity Management

Automate your approach to business continuity and disaster recovery planning, and enable rapid, effective crisis management in one solution.

Archer allows you to consolidate business intelligence across divisions and provide management with global visibility into risk and compliance activities, enabling governance within your organization. Starting with Policy Management as the foundation of your program, you can implement the full Archer solution suite or individual solutions according to your stage in the GRC lifecycle. Additionally, you can deploy Archer on-premise, through our software as a service (SaaS) model or with a managed service provider, according to your needs.

Audit Management

Centrally manage the planning, prioritization, staffing, procedures and reporting of audits to increase collaboration and efficiency. | 13200 Metcalf, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66213 | 1-888-539-EGRC

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Expanding Your GRC Program

Because all Archer solutions are built on a common platform called the Archer SmartSuite Framework, you can expand your GRC program by creating new applications to complement Archers best-practice solution suite. The Framework offers powerful yet easy-to-use features for automating business processes, managing content, streamlining workflow, and monitoring activities and results. Using the Framework, Archer clients have built more than 700 applications to automate supporting GRC processes, including those shown to the right. In addition to building new applications on the Archer SmartSuite Framework, you can download pre-built applications from the Archer Exchange, an online marketplace dedicated to supporting enterprise GRC initiatives. Taking advantage of Exchange offerings, including applications, services, content and integrations, allows you to rapidly maximize your Archer investment. Learn more about the Archer Exchange and take the latest applications for a test drive by visiting

Tailoring Archer Solutions

Archer recognizes that no two businesses are alike. Every organization has unique processes for managing GRC initiatives, and retrofitting those processes to a rigid solution structure is not practical. To address your needs for pointand-click configuration, the Archer SmartSuite Framework delivers a rich feature set that allows business users to tailor Archers solutions according to your established processes and naming conventionswith no custom code.

GRC Reporting

Archers powerful reporting capabilities give you a comprehensive view of your GRC program, allowing you to correlate and normalize risks and empower informed business decisions. You can take advantage of Archers pre-built reports and dashboards to monitor activities and trends, and you can generate ad hoc reports to quickly access the information you need to address issues and complete tasks. Archer reports and dashboards are tailored by audience so users get exactly the information they need depending on their roles and responsibilities.

Research and Awards

Top Strong Positive Rating in Gartners 2008 and 2009 MarketScope on IT-GRCM

Best Regulatory Compliance Solution, 2008 and 2009 Best Policy Management Solution, 2006, 2007 and 2008

Laureate in the 2008 Computerworld Honors Program

Listed on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, 2007, 2008 and 2009

To implement a strategic, efficient and sustainable governance, risk and compliance (GRC) program, organizations need integrated technologies, expert resources and a unified view into business processes across IT, Finance, Operations and Legal domains. In January 2010 RSA, The Security Division of EMC, acquired Archer Technologies to deliver on this vision through the industrys most powerful eGRC ecosystem--one that brings together people, processes and technologies to enable best-in-class GRC programs on a global scale. Widely recognized as the industry-leading solution in eGRC, the Archer SmartSuite Framework is leveraged by more than six million licensed users and a client list that includes one in four of the Fortune 100. | 13200 Metcalf, Suite 300, Overland Park, KS 66213 | 1-888-539-EGRC

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