Tom replied to David R. Koenig's discussion Qualified Risk Director Guidelines Released for Better Oversight of Risk by Boards of Directors
"Business risk management is so much bigger than any single type of risk.  It is much more than financial loss on any type of transaction.  Suppliers, customers and clients, regulators, facilities, processes, employees (the list goes on) all bring…"
Jun 11, 2013
Tom replied to David R. Koenig's discussion Qualified Risk Director Guidelines Released for Better Oversight of Risk by Boards of Directors
"The third paragraph is significant.  Too often, especially in the financial service world, risk management is limited to only regulatory risk and credit risk.  Every enterprise needs this definition of risks for a valuable risk management program.  "
Jun 11, 2013
Tom commented on Lesego's blog post Good vs Bad control
"No.  It would cause the organization to respond in ways that do not lead to improvement, as a steering wheel that causes the vehicle to move in the direction opposite as what is intended.  By properly designed I understand that while the control…"
Apr 25, 2013
Tom commented on Boris Agranovich's blog post Case studies, whitepapers and free research of the week
"I'm sure that any risk management professional believes the entire enterprise should be committed to risk management.  However, there are departments that are not receptive.  I'd be interested in learning if there are any patterns to the departments…"
Feb 22, 2013
Tom commented on Boris Agranovich's blog post Show us your best stuff!
"Boris et al,  my mission is to bring the power of risk management to those entrepreneurs, executives and managers who do not currently use it to their advantage.  The degree of sophistication and complexity found in IT and the financial services…"
Feb 20, 2013
Tom replied to Tom's discussion Risk Management for busy people...
"There are 2 links here: the first is the wizard itself; the second is a presentation about it."
Feb 2, 2013
Tom posted a discussion
No time for risk management?  See the risk management approach designed specifically for busy people with other things to do.  The URL for the on-line wizard is www.protect-biz.com.http://www.slideshare.net/tomofssi/risk-management-16292463
Feb 2, 2013
Tom posted a blog post
See this article on my blog.  Includes an opinion about the number of risks faced by a typical enterprise.  A list of 115 possible risks is also referenced in the blog posting.http://blog.sms-ga.com/the-battle-between-risks-and-risk-management...
Dec 3, 2012
Tom replied to Boris Agranovich's discussion Get to know our members better and introduce yourself. With more than 60 replies this is our most popular discussion so far.
"David,
I'm new to this Community also.  No point in not breaking the ice with another new member.  My view of the Risk Management realm is that it is very broad and very deep.  And, each one of us can define our own space in those two dimensions. …"
Nov 29, 2012
Tom replied to Boris Agranovich's discussion Get to know our members better and introduce yourself. With more than 60 replies this is our most popular discussion so far.
"Hello to my new-found colleagues.  My name is Tom O'Connor, and I am the CEO and Principal Consultant for Salt Marsh Solutions, Inc. of Georgia in the US.  My career spans many years of IT and management consulting.  My approach to risk management…"
Nov 28, 2012

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