Thomson Reuters Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise GRC Platforms

    Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

    NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /CNW/ -- Thomson Reuters, a leading provider of
governance, risk and compliance solutions, today announced it has been
positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leader's Quadrant of the Enterprise
Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms Magic Quadrant.(i)

    The Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance
Platforms "presents a global view of Gartner's assessment of the main software
vendors that should be considered by organizations seeking a technology
solution to support the oversight and operation of enterprisewide risk
management and compliance programs." According to the report, "The market for
EGRC platforms is shifting from a focus on regulatory compliance to a focus on
enterprise risk management. Vendors also are adding support for audit and
legal professionals, particularly audit management, policy management, and

    "We consider our positioning in the Leader's Quadrant by Gartner as
confirmation of our mission to enable customers to unlock the power of
information to improve business performance," said Tim Welu, senior vice
president and general manager, Paisley, Thomson Reuters. "With the global
resources of Thomson Reuters, we continue to innovate and execute on our
product roadmap and deliver the most comprehensive GRC solution. With the
latest version of Paisley Enterprise GRC  and GRC on Demand , we have
delivered a truly revolutionary product that will change the face of the GRC
industry and further enhance our market position."

    Gartner's report evaluated the Paisley GRC solutions business of Thomson
Reuters on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision.

    Paisley Enterprise GRC is a comprehensive audit, financial controls
management, enterprise risk management, operational risk management, IT
governance and compliance software solution purpose-built to address
integrated governance, risk and compliance requirements. GRC on Demand offers
a comprehensive governance, risk and compliance solution delivered via a
Software as a Service (SaaS) model.

    About Thomson Reuters
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for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with
innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision
makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and
media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With
headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota,
Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people in more than 100 countries.
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    About the Magic Quadrant
    The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted August 12, 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is
reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a
marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis
of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as
defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service
depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select
only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is
intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to
action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to
this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a
particular purpose.

    (i) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk, and
Compliance Platforms" by French Caldwell, Tom Eid, Carsten Casper, August 12,


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