Author Archives: Sword GRC

Risk and Control Self Assessment – demystifying the methodology

Risk and Control Self Assessment – demystifying the methodology Posted on February 23, 2021. No operational risk management framework is complete without Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA). This empowering technique, utilised by staff at all levels and across a … Read More

The A-Z on operational risk governance

The A-Z on operational risk governance Posted on February 19, 2021. With stringent demands placed upon organizations from regulatory bodies and ever-changing legislation to contend with, a robust operational risk framework provides a basis from which an organization can ensure … Read More

Sword Audit Manager User Group Session (Virtual)

Sword Audit Manager User Group Session (Virtual) Details We will be running a virtual user group session (via WebEx) for Sword Audit Manager customers. Available Session: UK, EU & US – Tuesday 11th May 2021 – 16:00 pm BST By … Read More

Sword Active Risk Manager User Group Sessions (Virtual)

Sword Active Risk Manager User Group (Virtual) Details We will be running four different virtual user group sessions (via WebEx) for Sword Active Risk Manager customers. Please select the region that you are located in. Available Sessions: APAC – Wednesday … Read More

Sword Operational Risk Manager User Group Session (Virtual)

Sword Operational Risk Manager User Group Session (Virtual) Details We will be running a virtual user group session (via WebEx) for Sword Operational Risk Manager customers. Available Session: UK & EU – Monday 10th May 2021 – 16:00 pm BST … Read More

Risk Categorisation – your FAQS answered

Risk Categorisation – your FAQS answered Posted on February 16, 2021. According to the Institute of Risk (IOR), “A workable risk taxonomy – often referred to as risk categorisation – can be regarded as the foundation upon which an effective operational risk management framework is … Read More

Eight good reasons to manage operational risk appetite

Eight good reasons to manage operational risk appetite Posted on February 16, 2021. Risk appetite. Risk tolerance. You’ll be familiar with the terms, but how do they differ? Are they in fact interchangeable, since both can influence business decision-making? The … Read More

Why cultivate your risk culture?

Why cultivate your risk culture? Posted on February 12, 2021. Can having an appropriate risk culture help in the attainment of business goals and avoidance of potentially destructive surprises? The answer is ‘yes’ according to the Institute of Operational Risk … Read More

Embedding your Operational Risk Management Framework as a business imperative

Time to embed your Operational Risk Management Framework as a business imperative Posted on February 12, 2021. Data, business controls, employee conduct, ethics, new technologies… operational risks can bombard organizations in many guises and from all directions. These risks can … Read More

ERM – Supporting Environment, Social & Governance Risks in Mining

ERM – Supporting Environment, Social & Governance Risks in Mining Posted on February 6, 2021. People. Planet. Profits. It’s widely acknowledged that ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) provides a framework from which organizations can understand and balance all types of risk … Read More