Fixing strategic risk: the rise of objective-based ERM

Enterprise Risk Management

By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) gained popularity for a specific reason. It offered what risk management was initially meant to provide: strategic value. Even the most basic strategic management course is an introduction to organisational risk. The ever-present SWOT analysis is essentially about identifying risks and opportunities, […]

GRC vs IRM: Looking beyond names and acronyms

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Is there a difference between Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Integrated Risk Management (IRM)? This topic has sparked furious debate among different practitioners and technologists. It’s also the topic thryve presented at the recent IRMSA conference held in Midrand, Johannesburg. Do we have an answer? If […]

The interesting history of Governance, Risk and Compliance

thryve at IRMSA Conference October 2019

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Managed, thryve   As we head towards the IRMSA conference, 2-3 October at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg, I am preparing for my presentation on the debate between GRC and IRM. ‘Governance, Risk & Compliance vs. Integrated Risk Management’ became a topic of debate when research firm Gartner decided a […]

Discover the power of risk-informed decision-making

By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Canada There is a bit of a furore in the risk-management world. Advisory firm Gartner has thrown a cat among the pigeons by creating a new category for integrated risk management (IRM), away from its governance, risk & compliance (GRC) category. This may seem like a […]

5 Steps to Unlock the Flow of Information

Streamlining your job starts with understanding where things are breaking down. People, technology – even the data itself – can inhibit your ability to get the information you need to manage risk effectively. Here are five steps from Riskonnect to help unlock the flow of information throughout your risk ecosystem. thryve is the African partner to […]

Riskonnect named as Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant – again

By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Integrated risk management (IRM) is a fairly new discipline, but it’s already making great strides towards transforming all types of organisations. The philosophy is straightforward: instead of risk information languishing in silos and contributing to an incomplete picture of organisational risk, that information can be captured and […]

GRC and IT have more in common than they think

If companies want to prosper and innovate through digital technologies, they would be smart to begin aligning these ambitions with governance.