Month: July 2021

Why is Risk ID All Over the Map?

Episode: 009Date: Tue 27 July 2021Title:               Why is Risk ID All Over the Map? EPISODE SUMMARYWe are discussing High Quality Risk Assessment, and set out last time the many benefits of writing a Context Paper as good preparation. But what now? Looking carefully at conventional advice, we discover why risk identification is typically so ineffectual …

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How to Establish Context

Episode: 008Date: Tue 20 July 2021Title:               How to Establish Context EPISODE SUMMARYWe are discussing High Quality Risk Assessment. We can best prepare by accomplishing that classic step called “Establish the Context”. But how does this apply in my unique business situation? SHOW NOTES Main points               Summary of the series to date. At this point in …

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Digital Business Transformation – Get it Right

[720 words] Introduction Digital business transformation is a top-of-mind priority in management. Like all buzzwords, DBT is vague, but champions the cause of technology. At the same time, technology failure is common. [1] I try to clarify: how to identify business priorities for innovative change; the role of tech; and how to implement successfully. Digital …

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Establish Context – Underrated, Misunderstood

Episode: 007Date: Tue 13 July 2021Title:               Establish Context – Underrated, Misunderstood EPISODE SUMMARY By now, we have a great foundation for Enterprise Risk Management: realistic rationale, definitions, and sound planning. Now to begin High Quality Risk Assessment in earnest, we address the classic “Establish the Context” – the most misunderstood and underrated step in the …

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Strategic Planning – Best Practices

EPISODE SUMMARY You must have the best organizational planning practice you can muster to complement your Enterprise Risk Management regime! Was Mintzberg right in saying Strategic Planning was dead? We continue our discussion of strategic planning best practices, supported by research. SHOW NOTES Main points               Last episode we started with an examination of the planning …

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