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 […]

How cloud simplifies complex risk and insurance environments

  By Neer Rama, Force Solutions Product Manager at thryve Managing risks and insurance across a single business is difficult. To do so across numerous entities is orders of magnitude harder. The information has to be drawn from different stakeholders, each with their own capturing and reporting standards. Instead of an orchestra, risk and insurance […]

Are you providing answers through your risk visualisation?

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve Determining risk is complicated – risk managers know this. But some might say explaining risk to others is even harder. You can’t simply demonstrate the technical path you followed to reach your conclusions. This might not only alienate your target audience, but it’s also insufficient. Humans […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gartner: Download the 2019 Full Report

  thryve is proud to market and support Riskonnect’s integrated risk management solutions which are designed to make your job easier, faster, and more effective. Learn why Gartner named Riskonnect a Visionary for the second consecutive year in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management. Download the full report here: CLICK HERE

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 […]

Want risk to help leaders? Make it visual

Make Risk Visual

  By Riaan Bekker, Force Solutions Manager at thryve A picture tells a thousand words. We are instinctively visual creatures: seeing is believing and, I’d add, accepting. If you have to make decisions, you need to accept certain truths first. That’s the hard part: what truths will a leader settle on? There are always competing […]

Reducing administration and improving process awareness at RTT

  thryve Customer Story RTT is one of South Africa’s top logistics companies, moving thousands of deliveries every day to satisfied customers both inside SA and beyond her borders. Part of these operations includes insuring cargo as well as processing claims related to such insurance.    The challenge: Due to its international footprint as well […]