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New Platform Uses Advertising to Make Free, Legal eBooks a Reality for First Time

Silicon Valley-based startup launches world's first platform capable of placing advertisements inside eBooks PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The publishing market is being revolutionized, with U.S. eBook sales revenues having overtaken hardcover sales. Recently, the Amazon CEO reported that 2012 eBooks sales increased 70% compared to 2011, with eBooks representing a multi-billion dollar category. Unfortunately, there has arisen a large group of consumers seeking pirated versions of eBooks. In response, has been launched to help improve the system of reading eBook releases. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

MetricStream to Provide Internal Audit Management System for United Technologies

MetricStream solution will provide a single point of reference for managing and tracking enterprise-wide risks, as well as internal audit data and activities across the firm's global enterprise PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has chosen MetricStream to provide an integrated solution for Risk-Based Audit Management. MetricStream Audit ManagementSolution will consolidate the full gamut of internal audit processes on a common platform, enabling the company's 100 auditors around the globe to better manage, track, and collaborate across various projects. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

New Leo's Pad by Kidaptive: Apps That Customize Learning During Play

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leo's Pad, a series of animated apps for preschoolers, is changing the face of educational apps by customizing learning activities for a child—as he or she plays. Leo's Pad is the first release from Kidaptive, Inc., a collaboration of educational researchers from Stanford University and an Emmy-winning creative director's talented team of animators and writers. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

US Pharmacopeial Convention Chooses MetricStream to Strengthen Quality While Developing Standards for the Quality of Medicines, Food Ingredients, and Dietary Supplements

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MetricStream Announces Big Data Analytics Capability to Provide Greater Risk Intelligence

Integration of Hadoop and MongoDB Big Data architecture frameworks with MetricStream GRC Platform will simplify aggregation and analysis of vast and complex data to enhance risk and compliance management and improve business performance PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions has announced its new Big Data analytics capability which will provide greater visibility and transparency into an organization's overall risk profile. Recognizing that risk is a big data problem, the MetricStream Big Data analytics functionality will enable customers to better manage the increasing volume, velocity, and variety of data, thereby helping them overcome their risk management and regulatory compliance challenges. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Announcing the MetricStream GRC Summit 2013 in Las Vegas

The two-day event will bring together governance, risk, compliance and quality management professionals who will present ideas and share best practices for building compliant, risk-aware, and well-governed global enterprises PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the industry leading enterprise-wide governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) and quality management solutions provider announced today that it will host the MetricStream GRC Summit 2013 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas from April 30 – May 1, 2013. The conference agenda features inspiring keynote speeches, informative industry panel discussions, and engaging case studies and best practices sessions which will provide attendees with the tools and strategies needed to build sustainable GRC and quality management programs that align with their key business objectives. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Global CPG and Retail Brands Adopt MetricStream GRC Solutions to Provide Visibility into the Supply Chain, Cultivate Customer Loyalty, and Enhance Stakeholder Trust

Amidst sweatshop allegations, regulatory fines, factory fires, and customer lawsuits, global businesses are looking to MetricStream to help them build more risk intelligent, compliant, and well-governed enterprises PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to build viable global brands, consumer product companies (CPG), retailers, and Internet and e-commerce organizations are diversifying their product portfolio, building complex overseas supply chains, and venturing into new geographies. With a sharpened focus on building the business comes the need to proactively protect stakeholder interests and uphold corporate reputation. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

MetricStream IT GRC Solutions Witness Rapid Adoption as Companies Seek to Integrate Bottom-Up IT Control Processes with Top-Down Risk Intelligence

Leading analyst firm cites MetricStream as a pioneer in the IT GRC products market, and highlights its "strong vertical specific solutions" and "strong IT GRC capabilities around cloud and virtualized environments" PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's increasingly virtualized, mobile, and cloudy world, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are confronted with complex challenges around information security, big data management, and compliance with regulations such as SOX, PCI DSS, HIPAA, NERC, FISMA, and ISO 27001. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

INC Research Selects MetricStream to Strengthen Compliance Management

MetricStream's Audit Management and CAPA Management Solutions enhance INC Research's compliance with quality assurance standards, regulations and internal policies PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INC Research, LLC, a therapeutically focused clinical research organization (CRO) with a Trusted Process® for delivering reliable results has selected MetricStream to streamline Audit Management and Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA) Management. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

MetricStream Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner Inc's latest Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Platforms report[1]. "We are pleased to be positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner. For us, it reaffirms MetricStream's vision and success in providing a comprehensive GRC platform and best-in-class solution suite for customers," said Shellye Archambeau, CEO at MetricStream. "Market developments such as the demanding regulatory environment, escalating enterprise risks, and rapidly emerging risks from the cloud, social and mobile technologies, compounded by IT security-related threats to business, and complex global supply chains require organizations to have superior risk intelligence to drive business performance. At MetricStream, we continue on our path of product and technology innovation to ensure that we can provide the deepest and widest coverage of GRC solutions across global markets." Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

International Communication Skills Expert and Author Gil Peretz: 'Obama Needs to Replace His Debate Team Now; the President Forgot How to Make Love to the Camera'

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "President Barack Obama's ineffective performance at the first presidential debate is a failure of his debate team. They did not prepare him well for the debate. They did not give him the right one-liners or sound bites that would stick to the audience's minds. They say they did not want him to take the risk of being perceived as too aggressive. Well, they forgot that in life, if you risk nothing, then you risk everything," said Gil Peretz, co-author of Obama's Secrets and an international speaker. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Twitter Selects MetricStream GRC Platform for Financial Compliance

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter, Inc. has selected MetricStream GRC Platform to establish and maintain a robust financial compliance program and internal controls environment. As one of the fastest-growing global real time information networks, Twitter will implement MetricStream Compliance Management Solution to automate and streamline its account reconciliation and financial close processes. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Hackers Looking to Shut Down President Obama's Website Mistakenly Hit Website of International Communications Expert Who Authored a Book on Obama's Communication Skills

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yemen hackers mistakenly hacked the site of international speaker, best-selling author and communications expert, while trying to attack personal sites of President Barack Obama and the White House. Gil Peretz, author of "Obama's Secrets" and owner of attacked site (, said, "I own the domain. It's a professional domain that was established to add value to readers of our Hebrew edition of the book. I am surprised these hackers did not check their targets before attacking. There might be a connection between the coming debates and the attack, still it is ridiculous. I am not Obama, I am not one of Obama's staff, I am an Obama expert. I help business people deliver power messages. No more than that. These hackers made a mistake." Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Troy Design and Manufacturing Selects MetricStream for Quality Management and Supplier Governance

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions (QMS), today announced that Troy Design and Manufacturing Company (TDM), a design and engineering expert, has selected MetricStream Quality Management Solution. The solution will automate and streamline TDM's non-conformance tracking and Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA) management across its supply chain and help TDM drive ongoing product and process improvement. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Columbia Bank Selects MetricStream for Integrated GRC

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2012 -- Columbia Bank, a Northwest regional community bank, has chosen MetricStream to integrate and streamline multiple Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) initiatives including internal audits, financial reporting control management, operational risk management, regulatory compliance, IT governance (, policy management, and issue management. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

KiOR Using MetricStream for Compliance and Controls Management

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 -- KiOR, a next-generation renewable fuels company, is managing its internal controls and SOX compliance program with MetricStream Compliance Management Solution. MetricStream's solution is helping simplify, streamline, and automate internal controls processes and SOX compliance workflows across KiOR's enterprise. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

Dubai Aluminium Goes Live with MetricStream for Enterprise Risk Management MetricStream enables DUBAL to build a more harmonized, proactive and sustainable approach to risk management

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31, 2012 -- MetricStream, the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced that Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL) has gone live with MetricStream Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Solution to centralize and streamline its corporate risk management program. As a result, DUBAL has achieved standardization of risk management across divisions and business units, improved visibility into enterprise risks, and strengthened risk management. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

MetricStream Customer Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Wins Prestigious OCEG 2012 GRC Achievement Award FHLBC was recognized for its integrated risk and control re-engineering project supported by the MetricStream GRC Platform

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 29, 2012 -- MetricStream, the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today that its customer, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC), has won the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG) 2012 GRC Achievement Award that was presented on June 5, 2012 during the Compliance Week Conference in Washington, D.C. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.

MetricStream Acquires TBD Networks vPanorama Technology, Extending Its Leadership in IT-GRC

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2012 -- MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, has acquired TBD Networks, a San Jose, California-based cloud transformation company and its vPanorama cloud GRC technology. By incorporating vPanorama into its IT-GRC solution, MetricStream will enable customers to seamlessly manage regulatory compliance, privacy requirements, security threats, vulnerability risks, and performance metrics across the entire spectrum of virtual assets in the cloud, as well as on-premise virtual infrastructure. The latter constitutes private clouds based on platforms such as VMware vSphere. Read more about this Palo Alto, California press release.


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