Thomas Frenehard


Thomas Frenehard

About Thomas Frenehard

Thomas Frénéhard is a director in the Governance, Risk, and Compliance Solution Management team at SAP. His particular responsibility is with SAP Risk Management. Thomas's other functional areas of focus are in internal control and compliance management and audit management. In this role and in constant interactions with SAP’s network of partners, clients, and internal stakeholders, Thomas is responsible for bringing together technology, skills, and products to deliver an always-compelling solution for enterprise risk management.

Launching A GRC Overhaul? Think Out Of The Box

27-Dec-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

Every so often, companies revise their processes to identify areas of improvement. And the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) process is not exempt from this overhaul exercise, as I am sure you al

Modern Slavery: What Is Expected Of Organizations?

3-Oct-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

Since I posted the blog "Combating Modern Slavery—It’s More Than Compliance, It’s Ethics!" a few months ago, I have gotten many questions from colleagues and readers about this topic. I have to

Integrating Business Continuity Management Within Your GRC Process

26-Jul-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

Despite what many still believe, business continuity is not just about creating a recovery plan for IT resources in case there is an outage. Of course, that is a part of it, but business continuity ma

Combating Modern Slavery: It’s More Than Compliance, It’s Ethics!

3-May-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] Australia, like many other countries, is currently reviewing its response to exploitation in supply chains, and this could take the form of new legislation:

GRC, digital transformation, governance, risk management, compliance, big data, analytics, mobile, AI, cloud

Digital Transformation In Governance, Risk Management, And Compliance

13-Feb-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] These days, there are many Webinars, white papers, and so on relating to digital transformation. And most of them refer to supply chain or finance. But what

GRC, governance, risk, compliance, preparation, strategy

“He Who Seeks Peace, Prepares” With Automated Monitoring

25-Jan-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] I may be stretching the Latin adage “Si vis pacem, para bellum” a bit here, but I do believe the lesson that "peace lies in preparation" applies to gover

Black Swans, White Swans: They’re All Risks, At The End Of The Day!

11-Jan-2018 | Thomas Frenehard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] One thing I realized since I moved to Australia is that black swans are pretty widespread here. Not the unforeseen—or silent—type of risks, that is. No,

Regulatory Superinflation Is Here To Stay—What Can Be Done?

19-Oct-2017 | Thomas Frenehard

All businesses, regardless of their size, industry, or geographical location, have one thing in common—the increasing number of regulatory requirements they abide by. Why such an increase in regulat

What Do GRC Reports And Plato Have In Common? It’s All An Impression

11-Jul-2017 | Thomas Frenehard

When designing the proof of concept for GRC in the SAP Digital Boardroom, I decided to go back to the basics and ask myself, What would executives expect to find in this type of dashboard to help st

The Power Of Integration At The Service Of Internal Audit

25-May-2017 | Thomas Frenehard

Many recent studies show that internal audit has not yet fully embraced digital transformation and is therefore not making use of the full potential of analytics. In this blog post, I’d like to off