Vendor Risk Management The Vendor Risk Management application provides a centralized process for managing your organization's vendor portfolio and completing the vendor assessment and remediation lifecycle. Note: Activating the Vendor Risk Management plugin automatically installs the Explicit Roles plugin. Review changes to your ServiceNow® instance, including changes to catalog items, security rules, and assigned user roles. See for more information on the platform areas that will be modified after installing Explicit Roles. Explore Vendor Risk Management release notes Vendor Risk Management release notes Upgrade to Jakarta Set up Activate Vendor Risk Management Vendor Risk Management and the Explicit Roles Roles installed with Vendor Risk Management Components installed with Vendor Risk Management Administer Vendor Risk Management and the Explicit Roles Set up different types of vendor assessmentsx Use Open assessment in the Vendor Portal Review assessment responses on the Vendor Portal Develop Developer training Developer documentation Integrate Use the SIG questionnaire for risk assessment Troubleshoot and get help Ask or answer questions in the community Search the HI knowledge base for known error articles Contact ServiceNow Support Understanding Vendor Risk ManagementThe Vendor Risk Management application provides a centralized process for managing your organization's vendor portfolio and completing the vendor assessment and remediation lifecycle. Also, integrating with other GRC applications, provides top-down traceability for compliance with controls and risks.