QUANT RULES QUAL

A GOOD RISK REGISTER NEEDS NUMBERS! Megrow podcast, episode 21 Quantifying risks, i.e. making a tangible, quantified statement about the expected severity and likelihood is difficult. I raved about the topic previously. Organisations often resort to a combination of the following approaches: qualitative statements, such as “severe” or “negligible” or “possible” risk matrixes plotting each… Continue reading QUANT RULES QUAL

The Master ERM Recipe

THE ONE AND ONLY ERM RECIPE YOU EVER NEED A while back, I spent an intense day with post-graduate students at the Nanyang Business School in Singapore. We talked a lot about embedding ERM into strategy and business planning.  Towards the end of the day, we shared a summary slide. Much to my surprise, this slide caused an intense photo-snapping frenzy. Obviously,… Continue reading The Master ERM Recipe

ERM – More on the Benefits

constant dripping wears away the stone I’m constantly praising the tangible business benefits of good ERM. A number of blogposts here and on other social media are testimony to this. Until a few month ago, I felt like the proverbial “lonely prophet”. A lot of ERM-related publications had a distinctive retro- / crisis-touch to it… Continue reading ERM – More on the Benefits