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Risk management must influence decision-making otherwise “it’s a waste of time”

2019-10-18T01:47:00+01:00

No organisation can be without risks, so risk managers must use decision analysis to ensure that they are asking the right questions and taking the right risks, says Hans Læssøe, the founder of AKTUS and former risk manager at The Lego Group

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Uncertainties can be modelled

2019-10-18T01:47:00+01:00

Simulation models and analytics are helping risk managers and decision-makers understand the effect of uncertainties and the trade-off between risk and return

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How to talk to your CEO about risk management

2019-10-18T01:47:00+01:00

If you want to engage your chief executive, drop the risk talk and focus on what they care about most: making effective decisions, says former chief executive, risk manager and author, Julian Talbot

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“Risk management is not about managing risk, it’s about managing for success”

2019-10-18T01:47:00+01:00

Stop talking about ‘risk’ and balance downside with upside risks if you want to support informed and intelligent decision-making, says Norman Marks, renowned risk management author

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The right attitude is key to a successful risk culture

2019-10-10T03:41:00+01:00

Winner of this year’s Risk Mangement Team of the Year, NETS head of enterprise risk management and compliance, Wilson Yeo, discusses the electronic payment service provider’s strong risk culture.

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16 essential questions to ask for effective scenario planning

2019-07-26T02:27:00+01:00

Scenario planning can help executives better understand the impacts of new goals and objectives set out in the organisation’s strategic plans. Here’s how you can optimise your scenario planning, writes Carol Williams, enterprise risk management consultant and founder of ERM Insights

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5 top tips for safeguarding your employees

2019-10-08T00:26:00+01:00

When it comes to protecting your employees from harm, it is vital for risk managers to use a full circle response to any event to understand how and why incidents occur and try to prevent their recurrence.

Special edition: Intangible risk

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APAC firms severely underestimating intangibles threat

2019-08-21T01:40:00+01:00

While executives have recognised the importance of intangible assets when it comes to driving a higher valuation, there is still more work to be done if companies want to effectively mitigate risk around these assets, according to a new poll.

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Compliance takes centre stage as regulators come down hard on business

2019-10-03T07:32:00+01:00

Verint vice president, Australia and New Zealand, Michael Stelzer, discusses why we’re seeing increased regulatory pressure on businesses and how automation, machine learning and natural language recognition can help prevent you from becoming the next headline.

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Getting to grips with risk criteria

2019-09-27T01:30:00+01:00

Not all risks are easily measurable, but that doesn’t mean they can’t form part of your risk criteria, argues Sarah Gordon, chief executive of Satarla

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Special report: Business transformation

2019-01-10T03:58:00+00:00

Our future is digital – there is no escaping it. Businesses that want to stay in the game must learn to adapt, with help from you, their risk expert. And this involves bolstering defences against the threats this new world will, inevitably, bring.

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2018-10-02T00:31:00+01:00

StrategicRISK and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions launch the second edition of The Journal examining business interruption

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StrategicRISK The Journal: Product recall

2017-05-10T04:56:00+01:00

The first edition of The Journal examines product recall risk.

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StrategicRISK Asia-Pacific (Issue 25)

2019-09-30T01:55:00+01:00

In our latest issue, we speak to BHP chief risk officer, Robb Eadie about why he is a lifelong fixer. We also do a deep dive into the stories behind our award winners, including a not-to-be-missed profile of our Risk Manager of the Year 2019, Suchitra Narayanan.

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Latest risk management jobs

2019-10-17T01:23:00+01:00

Looking for a new risk role in 2019? Here are the jobs we’ve found online this week

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Perception is king

A ‘stuffy’, ‘data-led’, ‘paper-driven’ profession is what some believe risk management to be. But it is a perception far from the truth, and Tim Murray, the new chair of UK risk management association Airmic, is on a mission to let everyone know what risk management really is about. Sara Benwell ...

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Making risk a perfect fit

Online retailer THE ICONIC prides itself on fashion-forward designs. Its head of risk & controls, Sarah McNamee, says there is no one-size-fits-all approach to risk.

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‘We need to be agile in the way we look at risk’

Nor Adila Ismail, the long-serving chief risk officer at Malaysian oil and gas company PETRONAS, has taken an unconventional route to the top. She reveals what she has learned about the risk profession, and offers some advice to newcomers.

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How Patrick Smith is managing Deliveroo’s intangible risks

Much more than a food delivery service, Deliveroo serves up vast amounts of big data – and fresh new risks – daily. It relies on business resilience leader Patrick Smith to stay creative.

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