February 2014 Blog Posts (10)

Why SharePoint Fails to Support ERM

While SharePoint is a good tool for file storage, it falls significantly short of delivering the capabilities a risk manager needs to analyze trends and see the relationships the job requires.

Cost & Innovation

SharePoint on the surface may look like an inexpensive solution versus commercial…


Added by Steven Minsky on February 18, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Performance & Health - A New Management Lexicon?

I have long agreed with those in the investment community that argue analysts drive short-term thinking by managers of many publicly listed companies, which in the end destroys value. While reading this article by McKinsey entitled …


Added by Bryan Whitefield on February 12, 2014 at 1:04am — No Comments

Reduce Employers Work Comp Expenses By Tens, Maybe Hundreds, Of Thousands Of Dollars

I represent Occupational Performance Corporation the manufacturer of the Physical Capacity Profile System (PCP).

The PCP System is an Occupational Medicine Strength Testing System for Post Offer Pre-Employment screening.

By mitigating legitimate WC Claims, eliminating fraudulent WC Claims, reducing work place injury & creating an expeditious yet safe RTW Program, our Physical Capacity Profile System has demonstrated not only, saving employers tens, maybe hundreds, of…


Added by Augie Schild on February 10, 2014 at 10:31pm — No Comments

How Safe is Dropbox

The move on hosted services like Dropbox storage site raises questions about what cloud users can and should do to keep their information and data secure and compliant.

Cloud security drew attention in 2012 with Dropbox's admission that usernames and passwords stolen from other websites had been used to sign into a small number of its accounts. 

A Dropbox employee had used the same password for all his accounts, including his work account with access to sensitive data . When…


Added by Sarwat Ali on February 5, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

LogicManager Selected for Forrester GRC Wave

Forrester recognizes growing interest in consolidated platforms

GRC has been defined up until now as targeting specific requirements of a single department or function — typically IT, compliance, or health and safety.  Since 2005, LogicManager, a leader in ERM platforms, has taken a more holistic, enterprise approach to these functions, and with the Q1 2014 Wave, …


Added by Steven Minsky on February 4, 2014 at 11:10pm — 1 Comment

The must of trust: Preserving customer privacy in the age of digital innovation

“May I have your data?”

”Depends on who’s asking!”

Banks need data from customers to provide them with a differentiated service. They won’t get very far though, until they establish themselves as responsible and trustworthy in customers’ eyes.

While these individuals are willing to share information for a real benefit—providing historical transaction details to an account for financial planning or tax efficiency analysis, for example—they are less likely to provide…


Added by Kishen Gajjar on February 4, 2014 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Risk Leadership: Reputation's not a Risk

It is always interesting to me when I read yet another risk survey which identifies “Reputation Risk” as the number one or at least one of the top risks of concern for leading executives.  Reputation is not a risk.  It is an intangible asset and its value to you is enhanced or damaged by something that you or your organisation does or does not do.  Any failure to adequately manage finances, personnel,…


Added by Bryan Whitefield on February 4, 2014 at 6:44am — No Comments

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