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Rebecca Webb

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6 Reasons All Organizations Should Embrace the Cloud

Moving data into the cloud is an intimidating step for most organizations. IT teams must worry about security and privacy issues, while employees are concerned about the implementation of such a substantial change.

However, in today’s increasingly automated environment, cloud computing is the best way to manage data and effectively compete in the marketplace: in 2017, 74% of Tech Chief Financial Officers said that cloud computing had the most measurable impact on their organization. The cloud lowers workload and cost, enables flexibility and collaboration, and actually increases security. Here are six reasons all organizations should embrace the cloud:

Topics: cloud computing benefits of cloud computing cloud data storage

8 Ways to Identify Risks in Your Organization

Even if you don’t realize it, you’re probably employing some kind of risk management in your organization. Over time, you develop procedures to make sure things don’t go wrong and put plans in place to reduce organizational impact if they do.

Creating a risk management plan is simply about formalizing that process and being able to devote your resources more effectively. The first step in this process, and one of the most important, is identifying your risks.

You will need to make a list of all the specific risks that could impact your organization. This can be a daunting task, especially for new businesses that don’t have years of experience and history to rely on. Fortunately, there are some strategies you can turn to for help:

Topics: Risk Management Process identifying risk identifying risks that threaten a company how to identify risk business risk management what are my risks

The Ever-Changing Risk Environment

As the global economy continues to change, all organizations and industries must adapt and evolve to stay relevant and successful. Risk management is no exception.

Once a siloed department in large companies, risk management is now being formalized and integrated throughout organizations across the world. As this change takes place, risk professionals must adjust to three primary changes: an increasingly uncertain environment, risk management becoming primarily digital, and cultural shifts.

Topics: future of risk management changes in risk management

When Buying Risk Software, Don't Just Ask 'How Much Does it Cost?'

“How much does it cost?” is one of the most common question buyers ask when looking for cloud-based software solutions. Price is definitely a major factor when purchasing, but there are many other important questions that can  get missed at the beginning of the buying process. Asking the following questions upfront can save buyers some big headaches down the road.

Topics: third party software external software choosing a risk management system risk management vendor buying risk management software

10 Reasons Risk Management Matters for All Employees

Risk managers know the purpose of their role and the value they bring to any organization. However, other employees may not understand what the risk department does or the widespread benefits of their strategy and actions. In many cases, they might be unable to accurately define risk management! This creates a problem. It’s harder for risk managers to get the buy-in to implement mitigation procedures when risk management isn’t common knowledge. To illustrate the importance of risk, here are 10 reasons all employees should care about risk management. We encourage you to share this with your team!

Topics: risk management impact on success importance of risk management why is risk management important

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