Monthly Archives: December 2016

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective
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Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective

People start a business for many reasons. Some do it out of sheer passion, while others do it to create wealth and economic growth. Yet, underlying it all is a willingness to take risks. Entrepreneurs and established companies make risky decisions every day in the hope that those risks will translate into better opportunities, better […]

Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?
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Risk-based Thinking: Does it Really Matter for Quality?

“Risk-based thinking”, as an approach, have left organizations torn between whether this approach really matters and makes a difference to the business or whether their risks are addressed the way it should be. With the revision of ISO 9001:2015, this confusion spread like a wild fire. Stringent compliance requirements and timelines have instigated a sense […]

How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk
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How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk

All businesses today must acknowledge the state of the market in which they are operating and the ways it has evolved to breed risk. Truly, today’s business climate is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Technology has unquestionably empowered companies to innovate quickly. However, new challenges have arisen as a result. Years ago, the cable industry […]

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance
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Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

All businesses need a strategy and processes for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Many still view GRC activity as a burdensome ‘must-do,’ approaching it reactively and managing it with non-specialized tools. GRC is a necessary business endeavor but it can be elevated from a cost drain to a value-add activity. By integrating GRC holistically throughout […]