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What Keeps Risk Managers Up at Night?

This question always gets people to lean in. I posed this question to hundreds of risk managers at several industry conferences including the RIMS ERM Conference, PMI Integrated Program Management Conference, and even our Active Risk User Conference and consistently get the same results.   In fact, it has become… Read More


Invest in Risk, Improve Performance

Ernst & Young, the global consulting firm, just released an amazing report on Enterprise Risk Management. They found that “Companies in the top 20% of risk maturity globally generate three times level of EBITDA as those in the bottom 20%”.   Three times as much EBITDA!!!!… that’s amazing, and is… Read More


Simplify, Simplify, Simplify…Part 1

Let me first apologize for the risk management industry.   For years the risk management industry (consultants, software vendors, “experts”) have done an excellent job of making the topic, and function, of risk management overly-complicated. We have described the processes of managing risk in terms no one understood, using catalogs… Read More


The More Risk, The Better!

I want organizations to take more risk! That may sound odd coming from someone who provides risk management solutions, but the reality of business is that if you aren’t taking risks, you’re losing ground to your competition.   Competitive advantage is about your organizations ability to operate more efficiently, do… Read More