Author Archives: Michelle Tuveson

Realizing Greater Competitive Advantages from Risk Management in a Corporation: Marrying the Upside and Downsides of Risk

Realizing Greater Competitive Advantages from Risk Management in a Corporation: Marrying the Upside and Downsides of Risk

This post was originally written as part of the Institute for Risk Management’s Risk Agenda 2025 – a project investigating the future of risk and risk management in 2025. Dr Tuveson’s post is also available to be read here.  It is a truth universally acknowledged that a corporation in possession of a good fortune isRead more

Artificial Intelligence in the Not-So-Distant Future

Artificial Intelligence in the Not-So-Distant Future

  The motto of the Tyrell Corporation – the corporation responsible for android production in Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic Blade Runner – is “more human than human”. As autonomous systems become increasingly ubiquitous and permanent fixtures in modern societies, there is both concern and curiosity that our not-so-distant future resembles something out of a scienceRead more

Analytics is Integral to Resilience and Sustainability

Analytics is Integral to Resilience and Sustainability

(Photo credit: David Baron, Flickr Creative Commons) As the United States looks toward the next four years of presidential decision-making and economic policy, the federal capital has played host to the ongoing discussion on finding solutions to both social and economic resilience and sustainability for the future. It was heartening to learn, in attending severalRead more

Who Believes Forecasters?

Who Believes Forecasters?

Cassandra, the mythological Trojan, was given the power of prophecy but cursed with never being believed.  Modern forecasters generally suffer from the Cassandra predicament. Yet the appetite for prophecy has only expanded. As we enter the new year, it is as appealing now as it ever was to attempt to forecast how a variety ofRead more

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Welcome to the Boardroom: Have Chief Risk Officers Become Too Prominent?

Welcome to the Boardroom: Have Chief Risk Officers Become Too Prominent?

While participating in this year’s Aspen Critical Issues and Risk Forum, I had the opportunity to hear from a number of non-executive board members on the pressing challenges facing public boards. The theme of the forum addressed effective board governance during times of public scrutiny and how trust might be rebuilt. Board cultures have beenRead more