Big Blue and Bird Flu?

IBM announced today their newest Risk Management service offering, Contingency Planning Assessment in their press release, IBM TO HELP COMPANIES DETERMINE PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS. I had the opportunity to speak with Rich Cocchiara, IBM Distinguished Engineer & CTO for Business Resilience at IBM prior to their announcement. Rich made the point that business continuity and disaster recovery and crisis management is…

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Enterprise Risk Management Software: Lipstick on a Pig?

The article by Evan Busman Handling Twin Takes of ERM is a great overview of evaluating enterprise risk management software, especially in highlighting the pitfalls of compliance software not addressing the more strategic business risk and performance management objectives of the firm. Risk Management has traditionally been associated with risk elimination, insurance and compliance. Most GRC software…