Taking risk management to the next level

    By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve It’s not true that risk management is only for large, stock exchange listed, enterprises. Any businessperson would agree with this statement. Running a business is inherently risky. Costs, margins, stock, staff and assets all require some consideration to keep them safe and productive. Locking your […]

The risk manager is now hot stuff. Where to next?

  By Sean Pyott, MD of thryve   People have been predicting for years that risk management will step from its back-office nook and into the leadership sphere. This prediction gained some traction at the start of this century with integrated risk management (IRM) and Governance, Regulation & Compliance (GRC) technology systems offering greater integration […]

Six reasons why medium businesses need risk management

    By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Small to medium businesses don’t focus on risk as much as their enterprise peers. Many enterprises are public companies and therefore must follow many more compliances and regulations. Such mandated functions are often draining on time, people hours and money, so enterprises want efficient GRC […]

September’s top Salesforce, Riskonnect, Tableau and other blogs

    How are financial services companies faring during the pandemic? Are small and medium businesses getting back to their previous operating levels? What can banks do to help their customers avoid defaulting on home loans? And is the pandemic a significant opportunity for insurers – if they can modernise? The answers are in the […]

Are you managing your rate of change?

  By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve   It’s already feeling redundant to look at how the pandemic has impacted everything around us. And everyone agrees that technology and digitization are being propelled forward by those same needs. Yet the rate of change organizations now have to manage, and the role that […]

August’s top Salesforce, Riskonnect, Tableau and other blogs

    Due to the blows from the pandemic and lockdowns, companies are now looking more closely at their preparedness. But as a new Salesforce survey reveals, many fall short. Then there are the negative events that happen regardless of pandemics, such as the data breach suffered by Experian. Getting ahead of the curve means […]

Everyone can be a data scientist, thanks to automated machine learning

    By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve  Data can be a messy business. Bad data leads to bad results, which only amplifies when you try to use machine learning or other forms of artificial intelligence. Data should be organized in a way that fits the business outcomes you are trying to […]

Get back on the digital transformation trend and see real ROI fast

By Riaan Bekker,  Force Solutions Manager at thryve I have a confession to make. Until the pandemic arrived, some of the claims around digital technology remained vague. We could clearly see the results from successful transformations, but there was also still enough scepticism and unanswered questions to cause some doubt around digital transformation. After all, […]

4 traits to face a crisis, and how technology helps

By Sean Pyott, MD of thryve The pandemic is having a radical impact on leaders, though few state it better than this Harvard Business School article: “Before COVID-19, CEOs and other executives in high-growth companies were focused on fostering innovation, driving revenue, and gaining market share. Today, many of those same leaders must make rapid […]

July’s top Salesforce, Riskonnect, Tableau and other blogs

There are many known and unknown unknowns emerging from the pandemic, pushing for a more pragmatic look at how we respond to the changing situation. Companies are more focused than ever on getting their data working for them and using that information to predict future trends, such as cash-flow. Ports are much more interested and […]