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RPM?? Whatever happened to ERM?

Are you confused? Don’t be. They are both important processes; but there are some significant differences   and inter-dependencies that will help you digest this latest evolutionary cycle.  For those of you who are new to the acronym, let’s begin … Continue reading

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“You can’t handle the truth!”

This is a great line from a great movie and in so many ways it rings true both in life and in business. For instance, it’s interesting how we look at business performance very differently than we view our personal … Continue reading

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“Out of Every Crisis Comes Great Opportunity!”

A great adage, but do you really believe it? Company’s that do become winners; company’s that don’t typically settle for second best. Do you remember the 1989 motion picture hit, “Dead Poets Society”?. The main character, John Keating (played by … Continue reading

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Do you speak the language of the C-Suite?

Most ERM Practitioners don’t.  They might think they do, but in reality their role and sphere of strategic influence is extremely limited.  Is it possible an invisible boundary or glass ceiling as it were, might actually exist for Enterprise Risk … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: November 1st, 2011

A Changing of the Guard. Just as enterprise risk management may be perceived as being on its last legs, in comes risk and performance management. I think of risk and performance management, or RPM, as the correct way in which … Continue reading

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R-PM™ SERIES – “Crisis in Europe!”
PART 2: Assess Your Risk

The “fear” continues over the uncertainty of a financial collapse in Europe.  But, what can YOU do to assess this threat’s affect on your company?   Articles like, “20 Signs Of Imminent Financial Collapse In Europe“, dated September 12, 2011, … Continue reading

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PART 2: Assess Your Risk

“Risk Innovation”: October 15th, 2011

Balancing ‘Quants’ with ‘Qualts’. I like quants, but they often narrow their focus to only numbers, when more insight is needed from other methods. There has been much written since the financial crisis of 2008 about the over reliance on … Continue reading

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R-PM™ SERIES – “Crisis in Europe!”
PART 1: Baseline Your Risk

As the financial uncertainty of Greece and the European Union hangs in the balance, Wall Street and corporate America is standing on the sidelines watching in fear. In the recent Reuters article, “Wall Street hits 13-month low on Europe woes“, … Continue reading

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PART 1: Baseline Your Risk

“Risk Innovation”: October 1st, 2011

Shifting the Risk Paradigm. If all the risks to your business were known, easily ignored, or cheaply transferred, would you feel better? Unfortunately, such a world does not exist. Click: “Risk Innovation, October 1, 2011” to view the full column. … Continue reading

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rPM3 Awarded U.S. Census Bureau Contract

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT: US Census Bureau Awards rPM3 Solutions, LLC Contract for ARQ™ Risk Accounting & Performance Measurement. rPM3 is growing its prestigious list of clients who are seeking a measurable, performance oriented approach to ERM made possible by ARQ™. Pasadena, MD, September 30, … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: September 15th, 2011

Ratings, Risk and Ostriches. The seven days of stock market trading after the Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United State’s credit rating was made public was the most volatile in years. After weeks if not months of doomsday predictions … Continue reading

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rPM3 to Facilitate at RIMS ERM Conference

CONFERENCE: 2011 RIMS ERM Conference; Where Risk Meets Innovation. Click Here SPONSOR: Risk and Insurance Management Society. SPEAKING SESSION: Integration Solutions Roundtable; (Nov. 2, 3:00-4:30 PM) – Join Gary Bierc and Chris Mandel as they facilitate this roundtable discussion focused … Continue reading

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