PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OPAP, the Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics S.A., has chosen MetricStream to support and strengthen their internal audit management program. The MetricStream Internal Audit Management App will streamline and automate OPAP's audit processes, including audit planning, execution, and reporting, as well as issue identification and resolution. The cloud-based app will also provide real-time visibility into internal audit processes and findings, enabling OPAP to proactively identify and address areas of concerns.
Based in Athens, OPAP is the leading gaming company in the country and one of the most renowned companies in its industry worldwide. The company is the exclusive operator of numerical lotteries and sports betting games in Greece and an industry leader in Responsible Gaming. Through an extended Corporate Responsibility program focusing on health, sports, and employment, OPAP has supported both Greek sports and Greek society in practice. As a member of international and European gaming associations, including the World Lottery Association and the European Lotteries, OPAP actively participates in developments across the gaming sector.
Built on a scalable GRC platform, the MetricStream Internal Audit Management App will help OPAP manage multiple audit processes from a single, unified system. The app will simplify audit planning and tracking, in addition to strengthening collaboration across company business teams and other stakeholders. The app will also help OPAP standardize audit processes and data, improve audit reporting, and resolve identified issues in a timely manner. Moreover, the underlying GRC platform can be extended in the future to support OPAP's other GRC initiatives such as risk management, information security and compliance.
MetricStream's FastTrak implementation methodology will facilitate a simple, straightforward approach to implementation, while the MetricStream GRC Cloud will help OPAP realize faster time-to-value with optimal reliability, security, and scalability.
"We are delighted to have OPAP as a customer," said John Palmiero, Vice President Europe at MetricStream. He continued, "MetricStream's market presence in Europe continues to grow rapidly, as companies in the region realize the importance of having risk, compliance, and audit management programs that are not only efficient, but also integrated and forward-looking. MetricStream's packaged apps are designed to achieve these objectives, and make GRC simple and pervasive."
In order to ensure success for its customers, MetricStream is focused on continuous innovation and investment across the MetricStream GRC platform and applications. Today, MetricStream apps are leveraged by over 350 organizations worldwide across industries. MetricStream's mission is to enable our customers to preserve their corporate integrity, protect their brands and reputations, and drive superior business performance through GRC that is simple, pervasive, and delivered in the cloud or on-premise.
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