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Complexity Management Research

March 30, 2016
We recently became aware of a research study that was conducted in 2011 by Lighthouse Global on the subject of complexity management. If you'd like a copy please contact us. The facts are pretty interesting and the study, which was funded by KPMG, is another nail into the coffin of certain ...more

Cyber Security as a Matter of Resilience

March 30, 2016
--Cyber Security as a Matter of Resilience (September 22, 2014) Experts say that the cyber security conversation is better served by focusing on resilience rather than on prevention. Adm. Michael Rogers, NSA Director and commander of US Cyber Command, said that the question is "How, in the midst ...more
Category: Cybersecurity

Reengineering ERM Program Initiatives

March 30, 2016
As you may be aware we are advocates of reengineering under-performing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs. Our recent white paper on this theme encourages executive management to take a very tough stance of reassessing their enterprise-wide ERM program initiatives. Most of these program ...more

Develop Your Business Radar - Recommendations By IMA and ACCA

March 30, 2016
In the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Accountancy Futures Academy, a best practices document. The Accountancy Futures Academy contributes to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant's (ACCA’s) program of research and insights with powerful visions of the future. It ...more
Category: Business Radar

Is Global Finance Ready for the Next Crisis?

March 30, 2016
Based on our prior blog entry on Complexity Portfolio Theory (CPT), we thought that those individuals who are focused on this application area should check out this interesting article on stock and other market appraisal which signals warning signs at the macro ...more

Nassim Taleb’s book:Antifragile

March 30, 2016
If you have not had a chance to read Nassim Taleb's book; "Antifragile", here's some quotes to get you psyched up:   “It is easier to figure out if something is fragile than to predict the occurrence of an event that may harm it.  Fragility can be measured; risk is not measurable ...more

Lean Thinking and GRC Program Initiatives

March 30, 2016
Having had a lean manufacturing background in my past has helped me to apply lean thinking concepts to a variety of industry problems no matter whether they are found in the "front office",  the "back office" or at a program level across an enterprise. Our organization has a history of ...more

Predictive Risk Analytics - Technology Landscape

March 30, 2016
Predictive models and analysis are typically used to forecast future probabilities. Applied to business, predictive models are used to analyze current data and historical facts in order to better understand customers, products and partners and to identify potential risks and opportunities for a ...more

Why PRA My Org?

March 30, 2016
Why is a Predictive Risk Analytics (PRA) Initiative so important in driving strategic shareholder value? 1.) Improve critical thinking 2.) Foster a new understanding of how to enhance an individual’s abilities in complex problem solving, and 3.) Strengthen judgment and decision-making These ...more

SIFMA Publishes Recommendations for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance

March 30, 2016
SIFMA Publishes Recommendations for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory Guidance   Release Date: October 20, 2014 Contact: Liz Pierce, 212.313.1173, lpierce@sifma.org          SIFMA Publishes Recommendations for Effective Cybersecurity Regulatory ...more
Category: Cybersecurity