Exploring the universe of Strategic Risk: Deloitte report

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Business executives around the world say their understanding of the universe of strategic risk is changing. Our survey of 300 major international and 234 local companies reveals how.

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Key findings

  • Strategic risk is an area of major focus: 81% of surveyed companies now have an explicit focus on managing strategic risks.
  • Reputation is cited as the #1 risk – not just overall, but for most individual industry sectors.
  • Strategic risk management is a CEO and board-level priority. Two thirds (67%) of the surveyed companies say the CEO, board or board risk committee has oversight when it comes to managing strategic risk.
  • Technology enablers and disrupters, such as social, mobile, and big data, could threaten established business models, and 91% of companies surveyed have changed their business strategies since those technologies began to emerge.
  • Human capital and innovation pipeline are expected to be the top strategic assets that businesses will need to invest in.

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Paul P Roberts‘s insight:

Very interesting report from Deloitte on strategic risk. Page 13 has a graphic highlighting the enablers and disruptors that most companies fear, social media near the top for Europe.

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Fonetic picks up fraud from voice analytics – FT.com

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Voice analytics software developed by a Spanish company is helping to prevent fraud in the financial system. Madrid-based Fonetic has developed software that allows financial services companies to monitor and assess telephone conversations involving

Paul P Roberts‘s insight:

An interesting add on to CATI interviews, see whether the responses someone is giving over the phone is actually the truth or something they think you want to hear. 

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Burberry shortens path to purchase with Twitter’s In Tweet Purchases – Luxury Daily – Commerce

Source: www.luxurydaily.com

Will be interesting to see how this develops. Will test the impulse purchase discussions, lots of emotional purchases…. #mrx

This E-Tattoo Uses Conventional Chips, No Nanotech Required

Look out, Fitbit.

Source: motherboard.vice.com

Could think of a whole number of ways this could be used in research,  and in my own life. No more waiting at the train barriers for one.

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Source: developers.google.com

Build you own 3d glasses kit, well it made me smile

Google’s Nest unveils kit tie-ups

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The start of Google’s connected home. For those of a certain age Nest connected to a Teasmade can’t come soon enough

Supercomputer revolution: Meet HP’s The Machine – an all-in-one, mega-powerful photonic device

HP has unveiled its revolutionary supercomputer, The Machine. The all-in-one device – a server, workstation, PC and phone – uses photonic memory and is portable, potentially opening doors to a more powerful, energy-efficient global computer industry.

Source: rt.com

Want one.