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Risk Management

Securing the Safety of the Business Traveler using Cross Board Preparedness Planning

Iram Ganju | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Iram Ganju

Securing the Safety of the Business Traveler using Cross Board Preparedness Planning Growth-minded companies should be mindful of preparing their empl...

The New HR Paradigm: Breaking Down Traditional Silos Of Risk And Human Capital

Brian Donnelly | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Brian Donnelly

There would need to be a perfect storm or a revolution of sorts. That is the type of answer I would expect if I asked what would be needed to marry wo...

The Incredible Opportunity for India

Gunjan Sinha | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Gunjan Sinha

In the last half century, India's economy has been on a rollercoaster ride, with the turning point of economic liberalization taking off in 1991, and now 25 years later, India again stands at the top of the ride, slowly but surely continuing to climb up the next massive hill.

10 Maxims for Achieving Risk Agility

Dante Disparte | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

With the growing number of firms falling prey to cyber risk, governance failures and market forces, there is a need for greater agility in how decisions are made and risks confronted.

How to be a Savvy Overseas Investor

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

After having been the top destination of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) for decades, China's investment orientation has become increasingly ou...

The Whole World is an Emerging Market

Dante Disparte | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

Uncertainty, volatility and correlations have crept into advanced economies giving rise to a dangerous mix of political risks and social upheaval typi...

How to Insure a Condo Association: 8 Questions and Answers with an Expert

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Parker Beauchamp

Emerson Poort knows condo association insurance. The INGUARD vice president and advisor has more than 13 years of experience insuring these associatio...

Global Risk is Spinning Out of Control

Dante Disparte | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

The recently completed work of the Anthropocene Working Group, a group of scientists studying the advent of a new geologic age - the Anthropocene - went largely unnoticed until recently. The Anthropocene era, which is broadly defined by how man-made factors impact the environment, has been in existence since the dawn of the Industrial Age.

Virtual Threats, Real Consequences

Dante Disparte | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

While cyber risk continues to dominate headlines keeping many a board room, state house and situation room awake at night, those responsible for the physical infrastructure and the machinery that keeps a modern economy whirling are in for some sleepless nights as well.

Securing the Safety of the Business Traveler and the Overseas Workforce Yields Duty of Care

Iram Ganju | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Iram Ganju

As we prepare for our first international conference, someone asked what significance does the date of October 26th has to do with the Duty of Care Day?

Three Words Duty-of-Care and What Does This Actually mean to the Global Business Owners and Multinational Organizations?

Iram Ganju | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Iram Ganju

Globalization is the trend of the day; it is the progression by which the world is becoming closer and is created enormous increase in trade and cultural exchange.

The New Reality of Risk

Gunjan Sinha | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Gunjan Sinha

2016 has been a year of significant change; a year in which a sky full of hobbyist drones has become the norm; a year that has witnessed a new breed of terrorism that has shaken the world's strongest governments; a year in which corporate governance scandals splash time and time again across the front-page news.

Dark Supply Chains

Dante Disparte | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

The concept of a supply chain as it is now understood borrows heavily from military strategy, where those armies that could assure the supply of critical materiel when it was needed won wars and spared lives.

BYOD in the Workplace: Benefits, Risks and Insurance Implications

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Parker Beauchamp

The global market for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is expected to reach $181.39 billion by 2017. BYOD policies can be a great way to increase worker s...

Joint Ventures: Risks And Rewards

David B. Nast | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A joint venture is a partnership of two or more organizations. So when does it make sense to consider a joint venture and what are the risks versus the rewards?

Uncommon Data is the New Frontier in Risk Management

Irene Aldridge | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Minimizing volatility is important to investment managers focused on capital preservation. After all, lower volatility helps protect capital and improve the key portfolio performance metric, the Sharpe Ratio, which is equal to the average annualized return divided by annualized volatility. An acceptable Sharpe Ratio for a portfolio starts in the 1.8 range.

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part III: Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Improving Lives via Microfinancing

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In this interview, co-author Pamina Mullins and I speak to Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Chief Executive Officer and founder of K-finance Limited, a microfinan...

Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part II: Josephine Takundwa, Award-Winning Leader in Energy

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.17.2017 | Business
O'Brien Browne

I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Instinctive Decision Making in the Era of Cyber Risk, Climate Change and Terrorism

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.15.2017 | Business
Dante Disparte

Man-made risks -- such as cyber-attacks, climate change and terrorism -- have become so prevalent and severe that they now impact most everyone, as we...

Risk Management and Assessment

Shayne Looper | Posted 05.11.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

Risk assessment is the science of determining two things: the likelihood of a given occurrence and the degree of potential loss. Let's say I want to d...

Wearable Devices, Insurance and You

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 05.10.2017 | Technology
Parker Beauchamp

Wearable technology has become an increasingly popular trend over the past few years, providing consumers the chance to live happier, healthier and more convenient lives.

Implications of Driverless Cars on the Insurance Industry

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 04.28.2017 | Technology
Parker Beauchamp

We're all familiar with companies like Tesla and how they forever changed the automotive industry through the introduction of electric vehicles. But n...

For Entrepreneurs: How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 04.19.2017 | Business
Parker Beauchamp

In a digitally connected world, ideas are easy to share, distribute and, unfortunately, even steal. By definition, an entrepreneur is a person who "...

The Global Risk Agility Imperative

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.13.2017 | Business
Daniel Wagner

In the era of man-made risk, in which risks of our own making are having such significant negative impacts on the world, decision makers' at all organizational levels must become risk managers.