Galvanize Named a Leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software by Independent Research Firm

Vancouver, BC, March 10, 2020Galvanize, the leader in SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software, is pleased to announce that it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software, Q1 2020.

Galvanize received the top scores possible in the risk and control management, document management, audit management, and IT risk management criteria. In addition, the company was among the top ranked in the criteria of advanced predictive analytics, which is defined as “superior capabilities relative to others in the evaluation, including AI and ML capability to support advanced modelling in Python and R, advanced anomaly detection, and continuous auditing.”

“We’re extremely proud to be named as a Leader in Forrester’s rigorous evaluation system,” said Dan Zitting, chief product & strategy officer, Galvanize. “We believe this accomplishment is a testament to the hard work of marrying our GRC platforms to create an end-to-end system that sets the industry standard for stronger IT security, risk management, compliance, and assurance.”

The report notes the company’s successful integration of ACL and Rsam to create a combined industry catalyst. According to the report, the HighBond platform, which has achieved FedRAMP Moderate authorization, “combines Rsam’s aptitude for collecting and operationalizing data with ACL’s powerful analytics and robotic process automation, enabling GRC pros to capitalize on digital transformation.” The report explains: “Notwithstanding the sophistication, customers enjoy managing the platform themselves and appreciate Client Partners, the vendor’s unique take on customer success that combines guidance, best practices, and access to other customers to help solve similar problems.”

“We’re witnessing a shift among the world’s most influential businesses, as they demand value from organizations that stretch beyond financial profit,” said Laurie Schultz, president & CEO, Galvanize. “Being recognized as a Leader by Forrester is extremely impactful, as it corroborates our unique vision to create a comprehensive GRC offering worthy of tomorrow’s workforce, as well as bringing us closer to our goal of consolidating the GRC industry, and being the operating system for conscious organizations.”

The Forrester Wave™ is one of the industry’s most complete and detailed analyses, using a transparent methodology composed of vendor surveys, product demos, and customer reference calls to compare top players in the market. This latest recognition builds on a long history of industry recognition among leading analyst firms for Galvanize. The company was named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools in December 2019 and a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Risk Management in July 2019.

A full, complimentary version of the report, The Forrester Wave™: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Software, Q1 2020 is available for download from Galvanize at:


To learn more about Galvanize and its comprehensive GRC platform, visit: wegalvanize.com

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About Galvanize:

Galvanize builds award-winning, cloud-based security, risk management, compliance, and audit software to drive change in some of the world’s largest organizations. We’re on a mission to unite and strengthen individuals and entire organizations through the integrated HighBond software platform. With more than 6,300 customer organizations in 130 countries, Galvanize is connecting teams in many of the Fortune 1,000 and S&P 500 companies, and hundreds of government organizations, banks, manufacturers, and healthcare organizations. Whether these professionals are managing threats, assessing risk, measuring controls, monitoring compliance, or expanding assurance coverage, HighBond automates manual tasks, blends organization-wide data, and broadcasts it in easy-to-share dashboards and reports. But we don’t just make technology—we provide tools that inspire individuals to achieve great things and do heroic work in the process.

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