Two major events are going to happen in US within the five years. One is a replay of the US subprime mortgage collapse which spawned the 2008 financial crisis. The other will occur when the bubble of college debt bursts. Both events - one of which may well trigger the other - will cause massive … Continue reading This time it isn’t different
“The first rule of snakes [problems] is, if you see a snake, you kill it….Just take care of it” Jim Barksdale, former CEO Netscape It’s rare for an event to be truly unexpected. We know that our personal habits affect our health. We know that incorrect use of tools and machinery can cause injury. We … Continue reading If it looks like a duck (or a snake)….
(This post was updated on Nov 7, 2018 to reflect the discontinuation of the free SOLO plan.) Launch day! For about 15 months now, I have been working on a project to build a better piece of risk management software. This is something I have been thinking about since 2002 and I think now, more … Continue reading DCDR is live
Yawn! Aside from GDPR-inspired emails with news of updated terms and conditions , this will be the most boring thing you will read all week.... However, it might be one of the more important if you are a risk manager because one of the core risk management references has just been updated and there are … Continue reading ISO 31000 – a review of the 2018 standard
Risks don't just arise from operational incidents. Often the conduct of the organization and its senior leaders result in a type of risk that is very different but just as threatening as a large, physical event. In this conversation with Nick Smart we explore the intersection of risk, ethics and governance. Nick is an independent … Continue reading Meet the expert – a conversation with Nick Smart