Risk and Opportunity Management

Like peanut butter and jelly: the importance of risk and opportunity awareness in a quality management system In our recent post, “A primer on ISO 9001:2015 clause 6,” we touched on risk and opportunities within the context of the planning process (if you haven’t read...

Is an Excel risk register obsolete?

The Times They Are A-Changin’ Is an Excel risk register obsolete? When it comes to technology and the work processes we employ daily, Bob Dylan said it best in 1964 – “the times they are a-changin’.” Technology has revolutionized and reinvented virtually every system...

Proactive Risk Communications

The benefits of communication in proactive risk management In a previous post, we provided an overview of proactive risk management – what it is and how this approach functions in forward-thinking organizations. Here we’ll take a deeper dive and examine the benefits...

What is proactive risk management?

Proactive risk management Planning today for tomorrow’s worst-case scenario In a now famous lesson on the importance of foresight, Walter Gretzky once told his young son, Wayne – “Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” Like any good risk manager,...