Gestión de Riesgos: RM1 versus RM2

La gestión de riesgos está en el borde de algo muy interesante y emocionante en este momento. Por un largo tiempo, se creyó que haciendo una buena gestión de riesgos todos los actores clave de una compañía estarían satisfechos, pero la realidad es que los distintos tipos de actores quieren cosas completamente diferentes: La RM1… Continue reading Gestión de Riesgos: RM1 versus RM2

Desafío de las Cinco Semanas: Integrando la Gestión de Riesgos a la Toma de Decisiones

Cuando se quiere abordar la implementación de sistemas o marcos de trabajo para la gestión de riesgos en una organización entera, usted se puede llegar a encontrar con un desafío insuperable. Para ayudar a que una organización pueda alcanzar sus objetivos de forma más segura, es conveniente comenzar a mejorar tan sólo una instancia de… Continue reading Desafío de las Cinco Semanas: Integrando la Gestión de Riesgos a la Toma de Decisiones

What is a risk? It’s not what you think it is

If there is one thing I learned as a CRO, it is crucial to understand the nature of each and every risk we have to work with. I will no doubt write a separate article about the mistake of aggregating various risks into a risk register or attempting to use the same methodology to quantify… Continue reading What is a risk? It’s not what you think it is

Why Board Audit Committee is the worst place for risk management and having a separate Board Risk Committee is even worse

Over the last 10 years it became almost dogmatic that risk management effectiveness has to be disclosed at the Board level. It seems to be equally accepted that full Board is responsible for risk management oversight, who, however can and often do, delegate this oversight responsibility to the Audit Committee. This is in fact so… Continue reading Why Board Audit Committee is the worst place for risk management and having a separate Board Risk Committee is even worse

Benoit Ladouceur – Five distributions that will immediately improve your risk analysis

“It may sound like modelling is a nearly mythical experience where you need to have a firm grasp of arcane mathematics and hermetic financial models to do simulations, but that’s just not the case,” said Benoit Ladouceur, specialist director enterprise risk at VIA Rail Canada. He was giving a practical presentation to an audience at… Continue reading Benoit Ladouceur – Five distributions that will immediately improve your risk analysis

ISO and COSO haven’t got a clue. You can and should quantify compliance risks

Every organisation is required to comply with laws within the countries it operates in, the legal and regulatory requirements vary between different regions adding to the need to have understanding and confidence in the risk management processes in place. Organisations face considerable uncertainty when making decisions and taking actions that may have significant compliance consequences. The management… Continue reading ISO and COSO haven’t got a clue. You can and should quantify compliance risks

Mark Powell – The lost art of building risk matrices and why they should be avoided

Risk matrices have been around for decades, but most people don’t build their own anymore. In fact, Mark Powell told an audience at Risk Awareness Week 2020 that he hadn’t met anybody in 25 years who had built a risk matrix from scratch, with many outsourcing the job to consultants instead. So why does this… Continue reading Mark Powell – The lost art of building risk matrices and why they should be avoided

Compliance Risk Management – Risk identification

Every organisation is required to comply with laws within the countries it operates in, the legal and regulatory requirements vary between different regions adding to the need to have understanding and confidence in the risk management processes in place. Organisations face considerable uncertainty when making decisions and taking actions that may have significant compliance consequences.… Continue reading Compliance Risk Management – Risk identification

Alex Sidorenko – Why businesses and decision-makers must embrace Risk Management 2

One major flaw in the risk management industry is that the commonly adhered to standards and practices are built on theories that have no basis in scientific fact. Indeed, risk managers have become bogged down in appetite statements and risk registers which have little or no bearing on improving actual decision-making. But how have things… Continue reading Alex Sidorenko – Why businesses and decision-makers must embrace Risk Management 2

Doug Hubbard – The importance of having FrankenSMEs during risk identification or decision making

Doug Hubbard, owner of Hubbard Decision Research, explains why subject matter experts must be calibrated like any other measurement instrument. Do you calibrate your subject matter experts (SMEs)? If not, you’re missing a critical risk management method that would have led to better decision making for your organisation, says Doug Hubbard, the author of ‘How… Continue reading Doug Hubbard – The importance of having FrankenSMEs during risk identification or decision making