May’s blogs and articles worth reading

  Every month, we share interesting articles on our LinkedIn profiles. This month, we read about the relationship between productivity and efficiency, a debate on how banks use digital to become the trusted companies during crisis, why some SMBs are doing very well adopting digital (and why some aren’t), and that if you are still […]

Modernising Insurance – Why Riskonnect is crucial to your digitisation strategy

    Insurance companies need to prepare themselves: the digital wave has reached the sector’s shores. For more than a decade, incumbent underwriters, brokers and UMAs have noted the potential impact of technology but did pretty little about it. This attitude has created a gap for a fledgeling insurtech market to develop. Insurtech seems small, […]

Call to Action 1: Creating Integrating Strategy, Risk and Resilience

    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. Integrating strategy, risk and resilience is not a new concept. Forward-looking risk experts have for years noted the […]

Call to Action 2: Adaptiveness and Agility

    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. Achievements and progress alone don’t define a society. A civilisation is also rated by how well it can […]

Call to Action 4: Risk Culture and Maturity

    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. As the fourth Call To Action in IRMSA’s 2021 Risk Report notes, all the risk management excellence in […]

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 […]

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 […]