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Risk hits the big time!

Risk-based thinking to make its debut in ISO9001:2015   At last risk management is starting to go mainstream, and about time too you may be thinking. Risk and its counterpart opportunity go hand and hand, and should be the mainstay of most businesses. However, outside of certain industries that are… Read More


Another strong year for ARM

ARM goes from strength to strength as it is selected by leading international players – Nick Scully COO of Sword Active Risk reports…   2014 was another good year for ARM. We counted many new high profile international companies as customers. In the utilities and energy sector we welcomed Ameren… Read More


What makes a great Risk Team?

Following our musings back in September as to what made a great risk management team, we have now published an infographic. Based on our previous comprehensive survey supplemented with anecdotal evidence gathered during many high profile deployments of enterprise risk management solutions, the infographic shows the various personality types required… Read More


Risk Management – Art or Science?

Probably a bit of both!   Reading a discussion on Linked In recently set me thinking. Someone working on their MSc asked whether risk management should be regarded as art or science. So I asked around the office.   The responses I got were not as clear cut as I’d… Read More


What makes a great Risk Manager?

Or maybe what I should have asked is What makes a great Risk Management Team?   Active Risk undertook some comprehensive original research back in 2011 to discover the traits of a great risk manager. I was looking at the research recently and it struck me that the results are… Read More