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25/04/2017 / Risk and Reward, Risk Management, Performance Management

Opportunity risk management

Writing blogs in risk management is risky. It has a potential upside and a downside.  On the upside, the hope is that the blog adds to the development of risk management thinking and at the least promotes discussion on ideas that could lead to improvements in this great discipline. On the downside, it opens oneself up to criticism, usually relating to the view that we are overcomplicating things and/or not being technically correct. 

I for one, think the risk is worth taking as I believe the upside outweighs the downside and by and large positive and/or constructive feedback outweighs any negative and or destructive comments.

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15/02/2016 / Asset & Liability Management, Performance Management

Looking at Treasury Management Systems? 10 Key Areas to Analyse


Protecht is a leading provider of Risk Management software. If you are interested in a cost effective Treasury Management System, then take a look at the interview with Erik Gates. As Director of Prudential Investment Services Corp, Erik explains how Protecht is enhancing his business in a highly competitive industry. 

The Treasury function is becoming increasingly important to organisations for making informed decisions to manage their risks. Many organisations are looking at how they can optimize the performance of their treasury departments.

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18/11/2015 / Risk Culture, Risk Management, Risk Appetite, Performance Management

How to Balance Risk and Reward in your organisation?

Finding the Optimal Balance to make better decisions

Organisations, or more precisely, the employees of organisations, make hundreds, if not thousands of decisions a day.  Some are major, such as deciding on strategy or whether to purchase a new system while many are small, such as whether to take the stairs or elevator or where to place your coffee on your work desk.

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15/05/2015 / Compliance Management, Risk Management, Performance Management

From Regulatory Compliance Risk Management to Performance Management

Changing the Value of Risk Management in the Australian Property Sector
“No risks here, leave us alone, say property industry leaders” (AFR, 27th September 2014).

While the Reserve Bank continued to express concerns about the continuing surge in demand for Australian office towers, shopping centres, industrial facilities and residential property, the leaders of the leading property sector firms downplayed potential risks to their businesses – “No risks here”.

So what has been the major risk focus of the property sector over recent years?

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