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Create a GRC indicator template

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Create a GRC indicator template

Compliance or risk managers create indicator templates from which many indicators can be created.

Before you begin

Role required: compliance_admin or compliance_manager, risk_admin or risk_manager, audit_admin or audit_manager


  1. Navigate to one of the following locations:
    • Policy and Compliance > Indicators > Indicator Templates.
    • Risk > Indicators > Indicator Templates.
    • Audit > Indicators > Indicator Templates.
  2. Select New.
  3. Fill in the fields on the form, as appropriate.
    Table 1. Indicator template
    Field Description
    Name Name of the indicator.
    Active Check box that determines whether the indicator template is active.
    Content The related policy or risk statement.
    Collection frequency Select the collection frequency for indicator results. Indicator tasks and results are generated automatically based on the indicator schedule.
    Next run time Read-only field that is automatically populated with the next collection time for indicator results.
    Type Results can be gathered manually using task assignment or automatically using basic filter conditions, Performance Analytics, or a script.
    • Manual
    • Basic
    • PA Indicator
    • Script
    Short Description If Type is Manual, this field is present. Brief description of the issue.
    Instructions If Type is Manual, this field is present. Instructions for the collection of indicator results.
    Value Mandatory If Type is Manual, this field is present.
    Passed/Failed If Type is Basic, this field is present. Indicator passes or fails.
    PA Threshold If Type is PA Indicator, this field is present. The associated PA Threshold.
    Script If Type is Script, this field is present. Script that obtains the desired system information.
    Supporting Data
    Collect Supporting Data Check to gather supporting evidence from other applications.
  4. Click Submit.