August 2011 Blog Posts (13)

Basel III is more difficult than first thought

Basel III or the implementation of it, is perhaps going to be more difficult to achieve than was first envisaged.
In this relatively short article, we are going to look at some of the problems that have started to appear in the Asian banking arena. It…

Added by Martin Davies on August 31, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

Linking Corporate Strategy to Risk Management

Communicating corporate objectives and the strategic plan is a key consideration in the governance of an organization. Promoting effective communication throughout the organization is essential as it establishes a “Tone from the Top” that is consistent with good governance.

Communicating corporate objectives is easily facilitated through enterprise risk management processes. Most companies have a succinct statement of corporate strategy that includes a statement of objectives.…


Added by Steven Money on August 30, 2011 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Enquete Financieel Dagblad Durven risico's te nemen

Special risk management Financiele dagblad OUtlook,

Goede enquete op website financieel dagblad. Risico verantwoording versus risicomanagement.....

Added by robert hart on August 26, 2011 at 4:49pm — No Comments


The music business has been and is undergoing crazy changes that is shaking up all the major and small players in the industry. The problem is not the evolution of a different way of manipulating and consuming media but the failure of the player to foresee and yield to these changes.


In studying entrepreneurship last semester, I came across the concept of…


Added by ResQ Records/OMogo Reloaded on August 23, 2011 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Why the London riots created a greater business travel threat than a terrorist attack

Why the London riots created a greater business travel threat than a terrorist attack


Introduction to the London riots business travel threat

If you have business travel to London, you need to read this article. In this article you will discover why the London riots created a greater business travel threat than a terrorist attack. We will examine the threat posed by the London riots and demonstrations, terrorist attacks and resulting travel delays,…


Added by Tony Ridley on August 11, 2011 at 4:57pm — No Comments

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Browse through this extensive list of free Finance… Continue

Added by Boris Agranovich on August 10, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Takeaways from EGRC Magic Quadrant

Recently, Gartner released its 2011 Magic Quadrant for enterprise governance, risk, and compliance (eGRC) software.  While the report highlights the top vendors of eGRC, which includes LogicManager, it also identifies some revealing trends within the eGRC marketplace based on reliable consumer feedback.  The most notable trend recognized is the shift towards enterprise risk management (ERM) software by eGRC programs.  As Gartner…


Added by Steven Minsky on August 8, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

ERM with No Presumptions

Many ERM discussions presume that some basic risk management is already taking place. That is not always so. The risk manager needs to work without presumptions.

There are six things that the risk manager needs to check on:

1. Risks need to be diversified. There is no enterprise risk management if a firm is just taking one big bet.

2. Firm needs to be sure of the quality of the risks that they take. This implies that multiple ways of evaluating risks are needed to… Continue

Added by Riskviews on August 6, 2011 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

2011 Web Security Report

This security report examines Web behavior and the malware to which users are most frequently exposed. Analyzing Web requests from the Blue Coat WebPulse service, which weekly rates nearly three billion requests in real-time, this report provides an overview of the changing ways in which people are using the Internet and the new methods cybercrime is using to target their attacks.


The 2011 Web-based threat landscape continues to become more sophisticated, utilizing a…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 5, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

Gartner Advice: Say yes to Consumerisation, Security Strategies Revealed

Maintain visibility and control, regardless of device or OS. The consumerisation of enterprise information technology is one of the most significant security concerns today. Gartner's Analyst Ken Delaney explains the impact of consumerisation on enterprise IT.

Gartner claims consumerisation of IT is the #1 technology trend today. The invasion of smartphones, tablets, consumer apps, and social media can’t be stopped or ignored. So use this technology—it’s to your advantage. "This is…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 4, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The Best-of-class Financial Systems Strategy: An Alternative to ERP Platforms

This white paper features insight from UNIT4 CODA (which includes the Coda Financials software suite) about the issues facing companies that need an adaptable financial system but not necessarily a full-blown enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

For better or worse, most companies have purchased financial software from large-scale enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform suppliers over the last decade. But as companies search for ways to lower…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 2, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Extending IT Governance: From Private to Hybrid Clouds Through Consistency and Portability

When people talk about security or risks in the cloud, they are usually talking about governance.  But cloud governance extends beyond security and into legal and regulatory procedures, transparency, service levels, indemnification and other issues.  Do you have an effective cloud governance plan?  This whitepaper guides you through best practices for ensuring your applications and data can safely move between clouds – whether they are private, public or hybrid.…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 2, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

Foreign Exchange Risk Management

Ensure that the success of your business depends on its operations and not unpredictable economic factors and volatile currency rates.

Never before have global companies been so exposed to currency market volatility and the risks associated with it. Left unmitigated, market volatility can increase costs and compromise profits. But with an effective risk management strategy, market volatility can be harnessed to create opportunity…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 2, 2011 at 8:51am — No Comments

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