Special Report: Construction and technology


The rise of interconnected, automated technology is shaking the foundations of traditional construction, and of renewables production. But what impact will the likes of AI, 3D printing and battery storage have on the future of risk management?

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Infrastructure in Asia – forging ahead, breaking new ground


In this exclusive piece, Risk Insight Consulting principal consultant, Gareth Byatt, looks at infrastructure work being planned and undertaken across the Asia-Pacific region and considers how risk management plays an important part in achieving good infrastructure project outcomes

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How to leverage ISO 31000:2018


ISO 31000: 2018 was published in February 2018, nine years after the last version. Much has been written and discussed about it. Gareth Byatt, principal consultant at Risk Insight Consulting and APAC Ambassador for the IRM, gives us his perspective on how to benefit from the new release.

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6 tips for risk managers on using technology to manage risk


Marsh’s director for emerging technologies, Leslie Chacko, gives his top tips for how risk manager can use technology innovations to better connect them to their business


Call to action from BCI to collaborate on resilience


The BCI seeks industry collaboration for its resilience manifesto, as part of its Business Continuity Awareness Week

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Risk Forum APAC: Appetite for reconstruction – StarHub


Ryan Tan at Singaporean telco StarHub pushes a risk management philosophy about creating an appetite for change

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Why ISO31000 beats COSO


Hans Læssøe, principal consultant at AKTUS and former risk manager of Lego tells StrategicRISK why ISO 31,000/2018 (ISO) is well ahead of the updated COSO standard, despite the almost quantum leap the 2017 update has been given since the 2004 edition

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How do you roll with the changes?


In these times of transformative change, it is possible to fight the volatility – and it starts with knowing your business, your customers, and your competition, better.


How do you build an effective risk appetite process?


Hans-Kristian Bryn, independent strategic risk management and governance adviser, provides a pragmatic solution to one of the most challenging risk management topics facing boards.


12 tips for successful implementation of SRM


In a followup exclusive with StrategicRISK, former chief risk officer for Scentre and Westfield, Eamonn Cunningham shares his tips on implementing a new Strategic Risk Management system


Opinion: New ISO 31000 is coming. Are you ready?


After more than five years in the making, thousands of comments received from representatives of 54 participating and observing countries the updated ISO 31000 standard is going through the final stages of feedback and will likely be published in early 2018. Alexei Sidorenko summarises the key changes and how they ...


Look at it this way


How effective is scenario analysis in reality? Respected figures from the Asia-Pacific risk community tell us how they put the theory to practical use.


Honesty is the best policy


Panellists at the Strategic Risk Forum in Sydney discussed standing up to the board, recruiting millennials and using near-misses as a risk management tool.


Leveraging the value of risk standards and guidelines


Risk Insight Consulting’s Gareth Byatt explains why managing complex risks requires robust frameworks and a mindset of thinking dynamically


Crisis management and the digital age


Chris Twyford, director of security, Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) at Mondelēz International, on managing a crisis in the internet era


Risk perspectives


Sharing insights with other risk managers is not only useful professionally. In such a misunderstood, often isolated role, it fosters a sense of solidarity


StrategicRISK Asia Pacific edition (Issue 17)


In latest edition of StrategicRISK we examine data security, explore the risks in high-tech production and meet Gordon Song - StrategicRISK’s Asia-Pacific Risk Manager of the Year.

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Risk managers must become ‘sophisticated communicators’


A truly effective risk manager makes it their business to understand what keeps their company’s board up at night, argues global business resilience leader for Deliveroo, managing partner of Overark and director of Acumen Advisory, Patrick Smith.

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The CRO is dead. Long live the CSIO!


Companies with truly embedded risk management processes should create a new chief strategic information officer role, director of Acumen Advisory Patrick Smith tells StrategicRISK Forum audiences

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Opinion: Why I am a devout believer in risk qualifications


Franck Baron, group general manager for risk management and insurance at International SOS and chairman for PARIMA, on why risk managers need risk qualifications


RIMS Risk Forum: Setting the agenda


Ahead of the RIMS Risk Forum, board members from the society’s Australasia chapter consider the changing risk landscape and the challenges that it presents to RIMS and the wider risk profession

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What happens when risk managers lose creditability

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Once credibility at a firm is lost, a risk manager’s role can become an arduous one to fulfil


The Knowledge: Influencing the board


In this issue, we explain why risk managers need a compelling pitch, data at their fingertips and friends in the strategy department if they’re to win over top executives


Getting ethics right as a risk manager


Risk managers regularly face ethical decisions unique to their role and finding the right answers can be challenging


Should risk have a seat at the boardroom table?


Fewer than half of risk manager respondents to a StrategicRISK survey can boast a chief risk officer at senior management level. But if that dynamic is to change, risk professionals will need to adjust their outlook


The Knowledge: People risk


Attracting and keeping employees is one of the key elements of people risk, but there’s so much more to consider, according to our latest research report