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The three risk management lessons from the mining sector which can help any organization

As the commodities supercycle ends, here are three risk management tips from the mining industry, which has traditionally led the way in the discipline   Mining companies have led the way in terms of risk management for decades due to the risky nature of all aspects of their business, but… Read More


Looking back at World Risk Day 2013 – What are the key messages?

For the second year Active Risk was a proud Supporter of World Risk Day.   This year’s World Risk Day event in mid-May was themed “Shattering The Project Myth”. It built on last year’s success, attracting over 3,200 registrations for the 10 webinars that made up the Virtual Summit on… Read More


Find out why we must ‘Shatter the Project Myth’ to deliver more successful projects. Register for my World Risk Day Webinar on May 14th

Only 30% of capital projects are delivered on time and only 15% on budget, according to recent reports, demonstrating the need for better risk management within and across projects.   I’m very pleased to be presenting a webinar on what can be done to increase project success, for the World… Read More


7 Habits of Highly Effective Project Managers – Habit #6, Be Accountable

We continue our series on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Projects Managers with an attribute that is key to any project manager – Be Accountable.   Accountability is more than just showing up on time, delivering reports and delegating work to other team members. Truly successful organizations foster PMs… Read More


Active Risk Proud To Support World Risk Day 2013

Active Risk is once again a proud supporter of World Risk Day   Active Risk was a Founding Supporter for the first World Risk Day in 2012, and is pleased to continue that support for the second global event which was launched recently. Active Risk joins other returning supporters which… Read More


Does Managing Cost & Schedule Ensure Success?

Whether it’s new roads, bridges, airports, rail lines, oil platforms, or mines, it seems the world is awash with capital projects. Emerging markets/countries are building the basic infrastructure of commerce while established nations and companies are upgrading aging assets and capabilities to manage increasing demand. All the while, what seems… Read More


2012: The Year That Redefined Enterprise Risk Management

As 2013 begins, we find ourselves in a reflective state of mind.  As I look back over 2012 at our accomplishments, I can’t help but feel that it was a defining year for Enterprise Risk Management, where we questioned what it means to actively manage risk and how risk management… Read More


Risk Management MUST be Simple, Valuable and Personal – It’s time for
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It’s glaringly obvious. Risk Management is in the middle of a massive transformation. From the old, compliance focused view of risk, to the new, performance-driven risk management, organizations are beginning to see risk management as a critical part of their success, and a key function across the enterprise. Additionally, risk… Read More