Call to Action 5: Leveraging the Risk Professional

    This article is part one of a series unpacking the five Call To Actions in IRMSA’s 2021 Risk Report. To learn more about the five CTAs and the report, please read this blog from thryve’s Managing Director. Risk management roles are currently undergoing a transformation, moving from a reactive support role to a […]

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

    Salesforce looks to Africa for growth. Risk management starts before you even make your first hire. Analytics is complicated, but you can get it to work for you. And six considerations when choosing a Risk Management Information System. We cover these topics in our monthly selection of blogs from thryve partners – including […]

Four words to help choose a Salesforce partner

    Adopting Salesforce into your organisation is a gamechanger, and it has the history and pedigree to back such a claim. Salesforce is a pioneer of cloud systems and platforms, building these for over 20 years – well before many other big tech names. It’s a dominant player in the digital software services market—matched […]

Quantitative Risk’s time has come

Risk management is about spotting opportunities and enabling executives to act on them. These can be positive or negative – the point of risk management exercises is to identify those elements that should concern decision-makers. It’s about understanding the likelihood of success, ensuring the goals and objectives at hand are the right ones. To reach […]

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

    March’s top Salesforce, Riskonnect, Tableau and other blogs   How can your obituary help you be successful? Are you busy building an antifragile business? Why should Enterprise Risk Management be a top priority? And how can you track variance and uncertainty using modern data analytics services? Our monthly selection of blogs from thryve […]

Close the gap between risk, compliance and ethics with ERM

    At first glance, new recommendations released late last year by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) might only apply to companies in the United States. But as with many things in our globalized world, the new guidance on aligning risk and compliance departments should resonate beyond the USA’s borders. […]

IRMSA’s 2021 Call To Actions – It’s time to step up!

    By Sean Pyott, Managing Director of thryve The new risk report from The Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) is their best yet. Part of that credit can go to the experience of releasing seven editions of what has become a definitive and internationally-recognised paper on South Africa. Creating an authentic local […]

Operational Resiliency: What is it, and why does it matter?

      In his famous work, The Art of War, Sun Tzu lays out a few basic principles for winning a conflict. He notes time and again that a fed- and equipped army is an effective army, so look after supply lines. This is the basic idea of Operational Resiliency, a concept gaining traction […]

Time to step up! IRMSA launches the 2021 Risk Report

    “As risk professionals, will you step up and be bold? Step up and be the voice of risk management!” With these words, the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) CEO, Thabile Nyaba, launched the 2021 edition of IRMSA’s risk report. Focused on South Africa, the report breaks down the country’s opportunities and […]

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

    What are the risks facing South Africa and the world this year? How can you start building a data culture in your business? And what should you look for when hiring a Chief Risk Officer? Our monthly selection of blogs from thryve’s partners Salesforce, Riskonnect and Tableau, and other interesting articles we read […]