All Thought leadership articles

  • Confusion

    Why current risk definitions just don’t work


    ‘Intangible’, ‘the effect of uncertainty on objectives’, ‘likelihood’, ‘probability’, ‘consequence’, and ‘impact’ – do these perennially-used terms add clarity to risk management practices or do they just dilute and confuse what we do? asks Tony Thornton, ERM and business continuity expert

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    Risk managers: 'Be brave' in 2019


    At the close of 2018 and on the cusp of 2019, StrategicRISK asked Air Asia’s group head of risk and insurance, Suchitra Narayanan for her thoughts on the year gone and year ahead. 

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    Mitigating the unintended consequences of technology


    Leesa Soulodre, chief innovation officer,  Inspirit IoT and adjunct faculty member at the Singapore Management University (SMU), argues more focus needs to be placed on establishing ethical principles and guidelines for the creation and deployment of new AI technologies.

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    Time to rebrand 'risk management' as 'certainty management'?


    Here at StrategicRISK, we love a good debate about risk management. Risk thought leader, Tim Leech, has some interesting thoughts on the rebranding risk management for your Board. Tell us what you think in the comments section below!

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    Brain bias poses real risk


    Dr Frank Ashe of Macquarie University believes too many strategic decisions are dominated by cognitive bias. He talks to StrategicRISK about the dangers risk managers need to be mindful of.

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    The Risk Manifesto


    Australia Post’s head of risk - technology, cyber, fraud and head of risk - international (acting) group risk security compliance, Australia Post, Tristan Bui tells us why agility in risk management is a must - not just a ‘nice to have’.

  • Hans Laessoe

    Don’t waste time managing risks


    Stop, collaborate and listen, Hans Læssøe is back with a brand new lesson. In his latest opinion piece, the principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of The LEGO Group explains why things will never be the same again for risk managers. 

  • Horst Simon

    Time to kill 3LoD?


    The Risk Culture Builder’s Horst Simon tells StrategicRISK why it might be time to #Kill3LoD in order to get to the next level of risk management. 

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    Part one: Building resilience into modern organisations


    In the first of our three-part series, risk specialist Warren Black tells us why risk management in the modern age is harder than at any other time in history.

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    To ERM or not to ERM?


    Is ERM valuable?  This was the theme of an online discussion hosted by Alex Sidorenko and Hans Læssøe.  StrategicRISK caught up with both risk practitioners ahead of the debate to find out more.

  • Hans Laessoe

    The rise of Execution Risk Management and Decision Risk Management


    Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of Lego tells StrategicRISK how the effect of an ever-increasing speed of change adds and alters the demands for risk management – both in terms of what to do, and how to do it.

  • Norman Marks

    Why do we need risk management?


    Renowned author, blogger and retired chief audit executive, Norman Marks, questions why we need risk management and what role ERM plays. 

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    Beware the Gray Rhino, not just the Black Swan


    IKEA China’s risk management and compliance director and RIMS board member Robert Zhang spoke to Strategic RISK  about the fast-changing risk landscape

  • Opinionalexei

    There is a better way of managing risk


    As we begin the countdown to our Risk Forum in Hong Kong on April 19, StrategicRISK spoke to ever-controversial risk commentator, Alex Sidorenko, to give us a little preview of what is to come next week