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Is your business resilient? Ask yourself these 5 questions

October 26, 2016 – By Melissa Kaplan, Director of Digital and Innovation

Meteorologists have predicted a highly active storm season in Queensland for 2016/2017 with increased risk of damaging thunderstorms, rain, and cyclones. In a Deloitte report published in 2015 from the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities, it stated that the total costs of disasters will rise to an average of $33 billion… Read More

Three reasons risk management fails

October 19, 2016

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has warned the financial sector to improve its risk culture. Its concern is that many institutions are unwilling or unable to be better at risk management. How does risk management fail, and what can be done to improve risk culture? Risk management is successful when risks are realised, and only fails when: Hazards… Read More

After the fireworks? Olympic legacy is all about people

August 30, 2016 – By Janet Houen

Before the ink was even dry on Rio’s winning campaign bid for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the scuttlebutt had started on the eternal Olympic talking points of ‘legacy’, ‘sustainability’, ‘cost’. This scrutiny is a given — a rocky road every organising committee navigates — and is of course legitimate in light of the… Read More