Risk Intelligence: Instant Dbriefs Channel
Webcasts from the past can help you prepare for the future. That's why we created the Risk Intelligence Instant Dbriefs Channel. Tune in to catch up on webcasts that give you valuable insights on important developments affecting your business.
Webcasts archived in the last 180 days can be accessed here. To view earlier archives, select a title from the list below and press play. To register for future webcasts and earn CPE, follow the links on the right.
|Balance sheet integrity in the last mile of finance
Recorded: October 3, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
Increasing efficiencies and reducing risk are objectives of many controllers’ last mile of finance – the end-of-quarter period when pressure is on to close the books. How are leading organizations achieving success in improving the efficiency, governance, and quality of their financial reporting and close process? Learn how finance professionals are employing new technologies and innovative approaches to tackle traditional financial reporting issues.
|A Risk Intelligent approach to compliance
Recorded: September 21, 2:00 PM EDT
The role and responsibilities of the chief compliance officer (CCO) have changed dramatically over the past decade. What are key characteristics of a risk intelligent compliance program, and what can CCOs, their organizations, and boards do to support the compliance function in fulfilling its oversight mandate while improving ROI? Learn about risk intelligent ways to manage compliance and related risks as the business pursues its
|Executive compensation: Emerging trends and considerations
Recorded: August 30, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
Given the current economic environment and increased regulator and shareholder involvement, scrutiny of executive compensation plans is growing. What recent developments should financial executives and boards of directors know about? Hear about emerging trends in executive compensation and how companies are reacting to them.
|The evolution of HR’s role in risk management
Recorded: July 26, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
On the surface, many recent damaging corporate events may not seem to involve people-related risks, yet as organizations dig deeper it becomes clear that people are at the core. How are forward-thinking organizations aligning their HR and core risk functions to better identify, prioritize, and monitor people-related risks? Learn more about ways your organization may transform its view of people-related risks.
|Corporate governance: The latest trends and results from the 2012 proxy season
Recorded: June 21, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
Recent regulatory developments and the expectation of future governance related legislation have boards and financial executives seeking insights into leading trends and practices. What impact did recent regulatory changes have on the 2012 proxy season and what do current governance trends look like? Learn about this season’s governance trends and the potential implications for your organization’s next proxy season.
|Cyber threats and the role of governance
Recorded: May 31, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
New cyber threats and technologies are shaping how organizations manage their risks and conduct business in a rapidly evolving cyber environment. How is your organization and the board staying ahead of these threats? Learn ways executives and boards can take preemptive steps to address risk while enhancing existing security practices so they better leverage cyber intelligence.
|Board risk committees: Effective practices for risk governance
Recorded: April 26, 2012 2:00 p.m. EDT
Companies are starting to explore how a board risk committee might help them navigate the broadening array of risks in today’s uncertain economic and regulatory environment. What can organizations do to develop and strengthen their risk committees? Gain insights to help your organization enhance its risk governance and oversight effectiveness by developing and strengthening its existing risk committee.
|Beyond baseline: Enhancing shared services' risk and control benefits
Recorded: March 22, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
Many finance executives appreciate the ability of finance shared services organizations to help strengthen internal controls over financial processes. But how can companies go beyond baseline gains afforded by the standardization, consolidation, and automation inherent in many shared services implementations? Learn ways your organization's finance shared services function can help take risk management to the next level.
|Resource allocation: Achieving strong results through risk modeling and simulation
Recorded: February 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT
A resource-constrained environment exposes organizations to increased risk in fulfilling their missions, goals, and objectives. How can risk modeling and simulation techniques help enable organizations to maximize the effectiveness of their decision making, increase the probability of mission success, and better justify their budget requests? Learn how a risk-based perspective can help improve an organization's ability to achieve desired results.
|Integrated governance, risk, and compliance: How automation can jump-start the process
Recorded: December 19, 2011 2:00 PM EDT
Establishing an integrated governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) program first requires planning and implementing the right infrastructure. A component of this infrastructure is technology that enables the automation of GRC. But where should an organization begin? Hear experienced professionals share lessons learned in selecting and implementing technologies to automate GRC programs.
|Key considerations for building an effective ERM function
Recorded: November 30, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
Building a successful enterprise risk management (ERM) function requires a solid risk management vision, as well as an effective strategy to achieve that vision. What are the key strategic factors that organizations should consider? Learn about leading practices and approaches that can help your organization develop a more effective ERM function.
|Integrating risk management into the corporate strategic planning process?
Recorded: October 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT
As with all business activities, strategy development needs to incorporate risk management. How do leading organizations improve their risk management capability and embed it into the strategic planning process?Hear the practical experiences of one company that is applying a risk intelligent approach to its strategic planning process.
|Risks to reputation: Are you prepared?
Recorded: September 22, 2011 2:00 PM EDT
Reputation is often a company’s greatest intangible asset, but in today’s environment the value of reputation –and the company itself –can be destroyed virtually overnight. How do leading organizations proactively manage this critical risk? Learn how executives are applying leading edge techniques to help identify and manage risks to their companies’ reputation.
|Enhancing your risk radar: Improving decision making with early detection systems
Recorded: August 25, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
Today’s fast-moving world demands that executives and Boards quickly spot changing probabilities or potential impacts of critical risks. How can executives make informed risk management decisions before a potential problem becomes a real crisis? Learn about practical ways companies are developing early warning decision support systems to help proactively manage their key risks.
|Catch the wave: Applying analytics to risk management
Recorded: July 27, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
Analytics is a hot buzzword in the business management lexicon. What is it, and how can companies benefit from integrating these approaches into their risk management activities. Hear examples of how your company can implement analytics to help more efficiently identify and manage risks and opportunities.
|Ten things to know about internal investigations
Recorded: June 23, 2011 2:00 PM EDT
Organizations facing whistleblower allegations, government inquiries, or suspected improprieties typically need to conduct a prompt and diligent fact-finding investigation. What might help your organization’s investigations to be more efficient and effective? Hear experienced investigators discuss 10 things to help companies prepare for, plan, and execute investigations while avoiding common traps.
|The Risk Intelligent CFO: A catalyst for managing enterprise risk
Recorded: May 26, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
CFOs are both leaders of the finance function and counselors to the CEO and Board. In what ways can CFOs address key risks impacting the finance group and the organization as a whole? Learn practical steps for CFOs to strategically address enterprise risk and risk interdependencies, leveraging their expanded role and responsibilities to add value outside of the finance function.
|The future of cybersecurity: Evolve or die
Recorded: April 28, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
With the accelerated pace of IT development, cyber threats are multiplying, but many organizations are failing to keep pace. Against this backdrop, what security risks could impact your organization’s brand, intellectual property, and data? Learn about some of today’s top security threats and alternative ways to predict, detect, and mitigate the associated risks.
|Growing in a global economy: Managing the risks of cross-border expansion
Recorded: March 30, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
New market growth opportunities can have entirely different dynamics from country to country. What current and emerging risks within these markets should organizations consider as they prepare for expansion, and how can managers help proactively identify and address them? Explore approaches to identify and mitigate risks likely to be encountered during overseas expansion to help realize planned benefits of your strategic investment.
|Defining your company’s risk appetite: How much risk can you stomach?
Recorded: February 24, 2011 2:00 p.m. EDT
Risk appetite is a foundational concept critical to the effective management of enterprise risks, yet it is often misunderstood or misapplied by Boards and executives. What is your organization’s risk appetite, and how are you monitoring it? Hear more about underlying concepts for determining how much risk an organization may take on and leading practices for effective monitoring.
|Top operational risks: Manage them before they manage you
Recorded: December 20, 2010 2:00 PM EST
Many companies lack a clear framework for identifying and managing their critical operational risks, which can potentially be detrimental to enterprise value. Learn ways successful companies manage operational risks to help enhance enterprise value and make risk-based operational decisions.
|Whistleblowing and a race to report? The impact of Dodd-Frank and new federal sentencing guidelines
Recorded: November 29, 2010 2:00 PM EST
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act created rewards for whistleblowers who report to the SEC original information leading to securities law enforcement actions. Learn what you and your board may consider doing now to respond to the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
|Managing strategic risks: Challenging your strategy assumptions to prepare for the unexpected
Recorded: October 28, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
Many companies identify risks to their business strategy, but fewer identify risks of their strategy. Learn ways to challenge your organization’s most basic strategy assumptions in order to identify risks and opportunities.
|Insights from information: Managing data to drive better decisions
Recorded: September 30, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
Each day, companies may generate huge amounts of important risk related data that is dispersed throughout the enterprise – buried in spread sheets in unstructured formats and disparate systems. Learn about opportunities to realize the competitive power of your companies hidden knowledge capital.
|Risk Intelligence in action: Putting theory into practice
Recorded: August 26, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
For Risk Intelligence, how can the principles of risk management enhance the processes leading to value creation and preservation? Learn ways companies are putting pieces of the puzzle to together to emerge as a risk intelligent enterprise.
|Social Networking: Addressing corporate risks
Recorded: July 29, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
Can Facebook and Twitter posts come back and haunt you? What are some of the risks associated with Social Networking? Hear how some companies are working to capitalize on social networking while taking steps to mitigate potential risks.
|Reducing risk in the financial close: Effective governance in the last mile
Recorded: June 24, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
Recent calls for increased transparency have heightened both the necessity for and the risk around providing timely and accurate financial statements. Learn how leading companies are generating transformational change in one of the riskiest areas of the reporting cycle.
|Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Ten skills for risk intelligent decision making
Recorded: April 29, 2010 2:00 PM EDT
The latest boom and bust cycle emphasized the crucial role of boards and executives in overseeing and managing organizational risk, yet there’s often not an understanding of the level and types of risk being taken on. Learn how a risk-informed approach to decision making can prepare your company to defend against and take advantage of uncertainty.
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