Way too many risk managers, risk experts, and risk professionals are glass half-empty people. Of course the role of risk management is to focus on the potential things that can go wrong, but that does not mean that the risk manager has to be negatively focused. In actual fact, it is that negative focus that has made risk managers the type of person that businesses wish to avoid rather than engage.
One of the most important roles of a risk professional is to be on the front foot with information. The expectations of the organisation, and most likely your CEO, is that as the Risk Executive you have an ear to the ground and an eye on the horizon. So, how are we confronting the challenge?
The newest infographic from Riskographics provides a visual guide for "knowing your risks". Leveraging the AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management - Principles and Guidelines, this infographic provides a more effective way of communicating the risk management process. The document itself contains 9584 words where as this infographic is all about the pictures.
Operational risk is a topic that has seen a significant rise in the amount on "online chatter", particularly since early 2000. Some interesting statistics are presented in this infographic on operational risk, not the least is the amount of postings on operational risk represents no more than 10% of the amount of postings on the internet for the iPod since 2000!
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