Tag Archives: risk management

Changing the face of the risk function….

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When some risk management teams are asked to weigh in on a business decision, they boil the question down to a matter of accept or reject. But in limiting their answers to a binary choice they’re missing a trick. Continue reading →

Unrest and uncertainty: Understanding the consequences of Brexit for businesses

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One of the primary consequences of Brexit could be the continuing ability of law enforcement to share information and coordinate their activities. Continue reading →

Risk heat maps: Moving from fear to danger to strategy

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This is another article in our “Year in the Life of the Strategic CRO” series. Paul and Dave look at the heat map and discuss how it can become a more strategic tool. The risk heat map is a popular … Continue reading →

4 key geopolitical risks likely to affect aviation industry this year

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The key to understanding and mitigating geopolitical risks is a holistic view of the risk landscape. By analyzing operating contexts through multiple lenses – such as people, business resilience, investment, cyber, reputation, and climate and environment – a whole spectrum of interrelated risks become visible. Continue reading →

3 key ways to mitigate the impact of active shooters and other assailant attacks

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While terrorist incidents worldwide have fallen from their peak in 2016, active assailant attacks, including active shooter incidents, remain a significant threat in advanced economies — and fatalities are increasing, according to the FBI, Europol the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Continue reading →

How chief risk officers can make everyday enterprise risk management tasks strategic

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Chief risk officers have a unique, risk-focused perspective into the activities of their companies. By taking specific steps, they can promote this perspective to help achieve strategic goals. Continue reading →

How a new breed of analytics is enabling holistic risk management decision making

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The confluence of data and technology have changed the game for risk management, but most organizations have felt only partial effects. The availability and storage of data, processing power and predictive modeling techniques have increased our risk quantification abilities more … Continue reading →

Using the ERM framework to support capital management

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The strategic CRO can champion the idea that risk and capital are two sides of the same coin. Traditionally the risk and capital teams have often worked independently, but supporting one another enhances strategic, capital management and risk management decisions. Continue reading →

Finding the opportunity in enterprise risk management: What’s in a name?

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The strategic chief resource officer realizes that enterprise risk management is about breaking down the silo mentality and analyzes risk and opportunity together. Continue reading →

How forward-thinking power companies are managing their geopolitical risks

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What can we learn from how the most sophisticated power companies on the planet are integrating geopolitical risk management into their strategies and operations? We’ve been researching the latest thinking from business, government and academia on managing geopolitical risks, and four key steps have emerged. But first, what are the key geopolitical drivers of risk? Continue reading →