What makes a great risk management team?

Keeping steady hands on the corporate tiller, risk managers have very specific traits that can flourish in contrasting yet complementary ways Keith Ricketts –  vice president of Sword Active Risk. Much like risks themselves, risk managers come in all shapes and sizes. However, in terms of character inflections and outlook, there is, in fact, a stereotypical risk-manager mentality – and our research shows that about 60% fall broadly into this…

Rivo Positions in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Risk Management

Rivo today announced it has been named in its second Gartner Magic Quadrant report of 2014, recognized as a global player in Operational Risk Management (ORM). Rivo, the leader in enterprise software-as-a-service based safety, security, sustainability, supply chain and analytics solutions, today announced it has been named in its second Gartner Magic Quadrant report of 2014, recognised as a global player in Operational Risk Management* (ORM). On May 6th of…

4 Key Points: Internal Audit Versus Risk Management

There are gaps and different viewpoints on internal audit versus risk management. It begins by recognizing that there should be a relationship between the two areas. In theory, everyone in the company should be concerned with risk management, but not all support or plan risk management, unlike in internal auditing, says Jo Willaert, Corporate Risk Manager at Belgium’s Agfa-Gevaert Group. source : cfoinnovation.com  

Porto Seguro Begins GRC Journey With Nasdaq’s BWise

GRC Platform Enables Convergence of Key Risks in Internal Audit, Internal Control, Compliance and Operational Risk Management Nasdaq’s BWise (Nasdaq:NDAQ), a global leader in enterprise Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (eGRC), announced today that it has been selected by PortoSeguro, one of Brazil’s largest insurance companies, to help support its new business risk management process. Porto Seguro will use BWise for Internal Audit, Internal Control, Compliance and Operational Risk Management…

Audit and Risk Professionals Say Biggest Challenge is Communicating with Executives

The most widespread challenge facing audit, risk management and compliance professionals is putting their work into a context that speaks to executives. According to the 2014 GRC Technology Pulse Survey, conducted by ACL, the company that is transforming audit and risk, 42 percent of the more than 1,700 finance, audit, risk, and compliance professionals surveyed cited this issue as the largest obstacle they face today. One reason this remains a…