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Five Steps to Achieving Risk Maturity

With the Sword Active Risk Sydney conference taking place last month our series of global conferences is over for another year. We are already planning for next year, and in so doing, I got thinking about the feedback we had from our customer survey and the state of the risk… Read More

KPMG top key risks in 2015 – It’s time to recognise & embrace risk

Recently I read a report, KPMG Internal Audit: Top 10 key risks in 2015, and it set me thinking. For risk professionals it’s great that our discipline is gradually being adopted across the business. It makes it easier for us to encourage our colleagues to engage with the risk management… Read More

Its official – Risk moves up the boardroom agenda

At our recent Global Customer Conferences we asked our customers’ opinions about a whole range of issues in our Customer Survey. Most of the questions were about their experience of working with Sword Active Risk and I’m pleased to say that the results were largely very positive.   We also… Read More

ARM users in the Press

Dubai’s RTA has featured in The Wall Street Journal, Downer Rail has won the Australasian Rail Safety Award 2015 and London Olympics features in Project Manager Today.   Dubai’s RTA: Applying state-of-the-art Risk Management to a transport infrastructure Several of our clients have appeared in the press recently. Amair Saleem,… Read More

Providing Customer Value, and improving the Customer Experience

At the Customer Conference we talked a lot about Customer Value. Nick Scully outlined how we are looking to provide more customer value, by listening to you, taking your suggestions, focusing on the quality of our people and product, not over promising, but aiming to over deliver. With all of… Read More

New Customer Service Portal

If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to register for use of our new Customer Support Portal   Feedback regarding our Customer Service Portal has been mixed, with some of you happy with it, some not, and probably most disturbingly of all, many of you didn’t even… Read More

The Dynamics of a Risk Team – our new published infographic

We have just published the second in our infographic series about what makes great risk management teams, based on our comprehensive research and anecdotal evidence. The latest infographic represents how the different personality types that make an ideal risk team view each other and suggests ways to adapt communication styles… Read More

Improving our customers’ experience – announcing our new customer portal

John Frain, VP of Customer Services & Support at Sword Active Risk   Since taking over Support a year ago my focus has been to review how our development teams and support services work together to ensure we operate as a customer focused organization. By this I mean an organization… Read More