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Sword GRC is the proven choice for risk-led companies

Leading companies all over the globe use Sword GRC to manage their risk management needs, no matter their industry or size. From enterprise & project risk management through to policy and audit management. Check out what some of our customer have to say.

YORKSHIRE BUILDING SOCIETY

Operating one integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance system to store, maintain and manage the Society’s risk assessment and assurance data

THAMES WATER

By analyzing the data since implementing ARM, Thames Water has been able to identify risks and associated costs across their 300 plus projects

RWE RENEWABLES

How RWE Renewables gained knowledge and detailed analysis feeds back into their risk management process allowing them to make improved business decisions

ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA

Elbit could see how an enhanced tool like ARM would help them manage and handle risks better – the better user interface and cascade reporting captured their interest

HINSHAW & CULBERTSON LLP

Achieving regulatory compliance and governance is paramount and Hinshaw required a system that would monitor the entire lifecycle of policies and procedures

QUEENSLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

How the Queensland Department of Education transformed their reporting capabilities and decision making with a single view of risk
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“We chose Active Risk Manager because it is an intuitive and easy to use tool that has reduced the administrative burden on the team. The benefits have been felt across the entire project and reflected in the employee feedback survey scores which have been overwhelmingly positive.”

Robert Jackson, Project Risk & Insurance Manager. RWE Renewables

ANAGOLD

How Anagold is able to communicate upside opportunities to the business by quantifying risks and opportunities

NASA

How NASA uses Sword Active Risk Manager across the Agency on different sized projects and by various functional groups because of its configurability

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Learn about the USAF’s goals for the improvement of speed of communication of key risks so as to reduce the probability/frequency and scale of impact of risks

TECOM GROUP

Sword has enabled the small, focused risk team at TECOM to leverage their capabilities and focus on more strategic and beneficial undertakings

STATE DEPARTMENT OF FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

A key benefit of Sword Audit Manager is the ability to personalise the dashboards for individuals and managers to check actions and monitor updates

CARR’S GROUP

ARM was able to provide a wide range of reporting styles including dashboards and heat maps, something which spreadsheets are unable to do
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“Sword GRC has developed work system approaches and solutions for us to enable different audit contractors to deliver their work products through Sword Audit Manager. SDFCU wanted a consistent overview of all audit documents, with workflows that would streamline processes and the ability to record all changes, updates, and approvals.”

Michael Hunter, Managing Director of Internal Audit, SDFCU

ROCHÉ

A feature within ARM that the Roche team finds particularly useful is the ability to reassess a risk at any time, when new external information comes to light

NESTLÉ

Nestlé was looking for a consistent method to manage risk across their multi-national operation

SELLAFIELD LTD

Sellafield is home to some of the most challenging and unique nuclear-decommissioning programmes anywhere in the world

AKER SOLUTIONS

With a large number of projects in operation at any one time, spread across various locations, managing and keeping a complete overview of the associated risks is quite a challenge

OMV

OMV recognizes the importance of assessing both business and operational risks at an early stage and taking systematic action to manage them

ESSENT NETWERK

Essent Netwerk selected Active Risk Manager from Sword GRC as it is a complete enterprise risk management solution and its structure mirrored Essent’s existing method of working
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"We are now in a position where we have visibility of our risk profile globally. ARM has enabled us to raise the profile of risk management throughout the organisation"

Dr Daniel Imhof, Risk Director, Roche

BRITISH NUCLEAR GROUP

Established by BNFL to bring a specialist focus to clean up operations, British Nuclear Group has a proud track record of applying exceptional experience to complex nuclear challenges

BRUCE POWER

The team identified that the risk management tool needed to be user friendly and easy to train people, so that different groups and business units could manage their own departmental risk registers

RAYTHEON

Prior to implementing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program, Raytheon had insufficient understanding of how risk affected its projects

AMEREN TRANSMISSION

Ameren Transmission uses historic and current project risk data stored in ARM to identify and mitigate risk for all projects across the regions

AIRBUS GROUP

The Airbus Group was formed from a number of existing European companies all with a different approach to risk management which resulted in numerous risk silos each with its own ecosystem, language and practices

DOWNER

Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including Transportation, Utilities, Communications, Mining, Rail and Engineering, Construction and Maintenance
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"It was almost as though Active Risk Manager had been specifically written for Essent."

Ype Wignia, Asset Management, Essent Netwerk BV

NETWORK RAIL

Prior to the implementation of Sword, spreadsheets and a legacy bespoke system were used to manage risk across projects on the rail network. There are now in the order of 20,000 risks held in Active Risk Manager

SKANSKA

The Challenge: Deliver improvements to London’s orbital road infrastructure before the London 2012 Olympics or face £70m ($113m) in costs and liquidated damages

BT GROUP

BT Group plc, trading as BT, is a British multinational telecommunications services company with operations in around 170 countries

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