Category Archives: Risk Innovation

Chris Mandel’s Column, as published in Risk and Insurance Magazine.

RiskStudio Episode 1 – Methodology for Calculating Cost of Risk Management

RiskStudio Episode 1 – Methodology for Calculating Cost of Risk Management Below is a link to our recent podcast presentation with RiskStudio that discusses “Using ARQ™ to Measure Enterprise Total Cost of Risk™” and features our CEO, Gary Bierc.  In … Continue reading

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CTC Guide to Enterprise Risk Management

CTC Guide to Enterprise Risk Management – Beyond Theory: Practitioner Perspectives on ERM Below is an excerpt from a recently published Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) whitepaper/guide that does a nice job of making it “real” and connecting the dots to … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: November 1st, 2012

Cloud Risk Technology has become an integral exposure for companies as more of our activities become automated and globalized. One key driver for this trend is the ease with which we can share information and data across functions, groups, companies, … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: December 18th, 2012

Diving Deep Some exposures can be a challenge for risk managers, especially if they’re not insurable. They require time and effort to understand and provide scant opportunities for risk managers to apply themselves or their skills so that they are … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: October 1st, 2012

Beware of Blind Allegiance If you thought I could ignore the risk management story around Penn State — or the more recent humbling of Lance Armstrong — you were wrong. Click: “Risk Innovation, October 1, 2012” to view the full … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: August 22nd, 2012

Friends or Acquaintances? I’ve told my kids for years that they can expect few real friendships in life, but the few they have should be meaningful. They would argue that they have many friends when, in fact, they actually have … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: July 24th, 2012

Communication Breakdown With the passing of Steve Jobs, the media has been consumed with elevating him to his celestial pedestal as the greatest innovator of all time. For now, I won’t quibble with the core premise that he, indeed, leveraged … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: June 1st, 2012

Signs of Early Recognition (Part 2) Last month I left you with some thoughts about how enterprise risk management (ERM) was showing signs of early recognition in the Middle East and North Africa, and particularly in some developing countries where … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: May 1st, 2012

Signs of Early Recognition (Part 1) I’ve noticed an interesting development emerging from the Middle East. There’s a growing appetite for understanding more effective management of risk, even an explicit interest in what folks from that region seemingly understand to … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: April 13th, 2012

Innovation Obfuscation To a risk management leader, innovation should be a continuing strategic goal. Yet the hurdles to innovation are many. Click: “Risk Innovation, April 13, 2012” to view the full column. Chris Mandel’s column is featured monthly in Risk … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: March 1st, 2012

Extreme Risk Management Just when you thought ERM meant enterprise risk management, I’m here to tell you your focus should be more on extreme risk management; after all, should we really spend our limited and valuable time and resources on … Continue reading

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“Risk Innovation”: February 21st, 2012

Focus on the Upside of Risk It’s only natural that we want to first do what we can to minimize, if not prevent bad things from happening. After all, no one wants these things to happen if they can be … Continue reading

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