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Business Risks

US News and World Report had a recent feature “20 Companies that Cratered in 2010“.

Reading their article, I can only come up with four reasons why the 20 firms went bankrupt:

  1. Overconcentration in the mortgage backed securities market.  (Ambac)
  2. Failed to adapt to competition with a new approach to the business (Affiliated Media, Mareican Media, Penton…

Added by Riskviews on January 8, 2011 at 9:44pm — 2 Comments

2011 Job Search Strategies

Dear GlobalRisk Community member,

As we enter 2011, several requests were made from those of you seeking career changes, resume advice, and industry intelligence to assist you for the new year. We have contacted Ivy Exec, our career resource partner, who has kindly agreed to extend several exclusive offers to assist you in making 2011 a successful year.


Added by Boris Agranovich on January 6, 2011 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Hi there I am carrying out a research and will like to get your opinions on Cloud Infrastructure as a service.
Please follow the link below to complete a short questionnaire, your candid response will be highly appreciate



Added by Abba Nayaya on January 6, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Aligning Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks to Corporate Goals and Objectives

The economic crisis of the last few years has forced a renewed focus on the process of risk identification, management and mitigation at corporations across North America. Executives are taking a much closer look at their strategic risk management channels in order to formulate a more rigorous and…


Added by Michele Westergaard on January 5, 2011 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Risk Management discussions.

Today i discussed risk managemnt in commercial banks with head of PhD board of scientists in Kyrgyzstan. She found my research paper as a quite interesting direction of research, so i am a little bit satisfied.

Anyone who wants any advice in PhD can apply to me in KG :)



Added by Azizbek Omorkulov on January 3, 2011 at 5:28pm — No Comments

Human Capital Risk Management-What’s Missing?

Tony Ridley


In spite of the considerable investment and development around the preservation of assets and the mitigation of risks across conventional corporate assets such as facilities,…


Added by Tony Ridley on December 28, 2010 at 11:34pm — 18 Comments

Ashes in our mouths-How a volcano shed light on the true state of affairs in corporate travel risk management

Tony Ridley


Volcanos that erupt and disrupt the world’s travel plans don’t happen every day but travel disruptions and threats to travelers do. It often takes a dynamic or amplified event to display…


Added by Tony Ridley on December 28, 2010 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Travel Safe: Top 10 iPhone and iPod Touch Travel Apps for Business Travellers

Tony Ridley

As a global business executive, I  know first hand the demands of travel. I spent more than 120 days out of the year on the…


Added by Tony Ridley on December 28, 2010 at 11:25pm — No Comments

International Gatherings, Meetings and Sporting Events-Security Threats and Concerns


Tony Ridley

nternational events such as major product launches, corporate meetings, annual or regular sporting events continue to fall outside the standard methodology and practices of risk and people risk management. Many…


Added by Tony Ridley on December 28, 2010 at 11:23pm — No Comments

WISHING YOU THE BEST, vote for the best content of 2010 on GlobalRisk community

What a year! GlobalRisk Community has been launched in 2010, and now we connect almost 3000 professionals worldwide. We want to thank you for your active participation, continued support and thoughtful feedback about everything we’ve been doing.
We have even more in store for…

Added by Boris Agranovich on December 26, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

COSO releases results of two surveys on the current state of enterprise risk management and risk oversight

These surveys were commissioned by COSO and conducted in partnership with two outside organizations.

The first survey sought input directly from over 200 corporate directors to obtain deeper knowledge of the current state and desired future state of the risk oversight process as it is applied by boards of directors. Board members were divided on the effectiveness and maturity of their processes and efforts, according to the survey. While 53 percent of participants rated the risk… Continue

Added by Boris Agranovich on December 15, 2010 at 3:23pm — 1 Comment

Is it Better to be Lucky than Smart?

It certainly is cheaper and easier. But is it BETTER?

The main difference between lucky and smart is that smart is more likely to be able to repeat than luck.

But I think that there are two different types of smart, and one is much better than the other.

  • The first type of smart is able to discern patterns and trends. This type of smart can do momentum trading. They figure out what works in this phase of the cycle of the part of the world that they are…

Added by Riskviews on December 5, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Identity and Access Management (IAM) – Thoughts

It’s high time for big enterprises to realize the importance of identity and access management (I&AM) technology as an integral part of their security footprint. Even though I&AM is in the limelight for quite long time, still I believe it’s a relative new term that means different things to different people.

What is Identity and Access Management…


Added by Biji Scaria on November 29, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

Cloud Computing – Chief Security Officers (CSO) Concerns


Added by Biji Scaria on November 29, 2010 at 9:52am — No Comments

Intermission on the Stage of World Finance

The G-20 Summit is over and the US has walked away without a major commitment. From the US perspective this has been a failed summit. The remaining G-19 member’s outlook could be interpreting this as a success. Our developed and emerging nations economic partners stood up to the minimum demands of the United States. It will not be the last time this outcome occurs.… Continue

Added by Marvin Clark on November 17, 2010 at 8:37am — No Comments

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Added by Grant Whitehorn on October 31, 2010 at 9:43am — No Comments

Arup. We Shape a Batter World.

We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.…


Added by Grant Whitehorn on October 31, 2010 at 9:33am — No Comments

Can you Risk your reputation ?


Executive Summary: Sometimes your reputation in the industry is everything for you. Reputation is sacrosanct and hence any risk to the reputation of the company is considered high…


Added by Nagesh Bharadwaj on October 22, 2010 at 1:56pm — No Comments

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