February 15, 2018 | Knowledge | Dr. David Hillson

What is a Risk?

Identifying real risks is critical for effective risk management

The purpose of risk management is obviously to manage risks. But one of the most common failings in the risk management process is for the risk identification step to identify things that are not risks. If this early stage of …

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  • January 31, 2018 | Resources

    6 Must-Reads About Leadership

    Recent opinions, perspectives, and research

    As anyone who has found themselves in a leadership role can tell you, there is no “one way” to become an effective leader. While there are truisms like “treat people with respect” or “listen and learn,” the formula that works …

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  • January 24, 2018 | Knowledge | Denise Gifford

    Five Steps to Effective Consulting Relationships

    Successful consultants are client-focused

    The word “consultant” encompasses more professions than many people realize. If you work toward changing or improving a business situation—without having direct decision power over that situation—you’re consulting. “Consultant” might be in your job description, or it might not. Business …

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  • January 8, 2018 | Knowledge | Dr. David Hillson

    Two-Faced Risk Management

    The benefits of lessons learned

    Welcome to 2018! In many languages the month January is named after Janus the two-faced Roman god of doorways, and the start of a new year is traditionally a time for review, looking back at the past 12 months and …

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  • December 6, 2017 | Insights | Denise Gifford

    Big Data Can Boost Business, But Only If We’re Asking the Right Questions

    Mining the data is about strategy and curiosity 

    Businesses thrive on data. Data helps them create new strategies to increase revenue and improve efficiency. Companies use data to predict who will buy, how to get products delivered cost-effectively, how to anticipate and plan for risk, and which strategies …

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