Supply Chain

TPRM and the Delicate Balance of the Supply Chain

by Kristen Hicks | November 9, 2021 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain

Everywhere you look, people seem to be talking about it. No, we don’t mean Squid Game, we mean the supply chain. In the U.S. consumers (and many businesses) were long accustomed to taking the supply chain for granted. It seemed to work flawlessly in the background, ensuring items we want and need ....

Crisis Prepareness

Crisis Preparedness Month: 5 Risk Management Areas to Address

by Kristen Hicks | September 7, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Incident Reponse, Pandemic Planning, Supply Chain

On a normal day when life is going well, no one wants to think about disasters. Committing time and budget to crisis preparedness can be a hard sell for businesses facing priorities that feel more immediate. Yet investing in preparation in advance is how you keep a crisis from turning into an absolu ....

Risk Operations Center

Horizon Scanning, Predictive Analytics & Risk Operations Center – An Overview

by Phil Bennett, John Bree, Alpa Inamdar, Bob Jones, Kaelyn Lewis, Charlie Miller, Gary Roboff | May 19, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Supply Chain

Risk Operations Centers provide a single, centralized resource point for risk and resiliency governance. When incorporated into organizational governance regimes they can provide real-time, ongoing horizon scanning and predictive information. To be practical, there must be the capacity to receive, a ....

reputational risk

Your Reputation Is Your Wealth

by Laura Waller | May 11, 2021 | Corporate Culture, Supply Chain

Imagine cracking open a fortune cookie and finding this sage advice on the paper slip: “Your reputation is your wealth.”   A recent Shared Assessments’ Operational/Industrial Technology Risk Management Working Group meeting cracked open this cookie as they examined reputation and ex ....

Nth Party Suppliers

Nth Party Suppliers – Gaining a Toehold on Down Chain Providers

by Kaelyn Lewis, Brenda Ferrraro, Angela Dogan | April 5, 2021 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain

Supply chain sovereignty depends on a high degree of visibility into Nth Party Suppliers in order to identify critical dependencies and then apply a consistent set of principles for monitoring of parallel (redundant) processes and other elements required for resilience across both inbound and outbou ....

SupplyChain

Striving for Supply Chain Stability – Biden Orders Review

by Sabine Zimmer | February 24, 2021 | Business Continuity, Public Policy, Supply Chain

This week has been buzzing with news of federal legislation intended to bring stability to the supply chain, as President Biden calls for a review of U.S. supply chain weak spots. This announcement comes on the heels of instability brought on by an enduring pandemic and recent Texas Freeze - soberin ....

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