Supply Chains of the Future

Future Supply Chains: More Diversity, Sharper Diligence

by Eric Krell | May 3, 2022 | Business Continuity, Supply Chain

Applying a dose of hindsight to the Conference Board’s C-Suite Outlook 2022 survey report seems to reveal major gaps. Surveying 1,614 C-suite executives (including 917 CEOs globally), the report reflects “C-Suite Outlook,” exploring external stress points faced by business leaders. What is th ....

A Straightforward Supply Chain Wishlist

A Straightforward Supply Chain Wishlist

by Eric Krell | December 20, 2021 | Supply Chain

As linguists and lexicographers ponder “Word of the Year” candidates, it’s a safe bet that “complexity” is in the running. Risk managers and supply chain leaders would no doubt argue the term’s merits over “vaccine,” “variant,” “ransomware” and other words competing for the h ....

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 ....

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