Comparing Projects by Using Riskope’s CDA/ESM (Comparative Decision Analysis/ Economic Safety Margin)

Introduction The aim of the CDA/ESM methodology is to enable communities, governments, design groups, corporations etc. to compare and evaluate projects in a transparent and objective way. The ultimate goal is of course to limit the chances of poor decisions, ruinous choices and industrial fiascoes when comparing projects or alternatives. Projects whose comparison/evaluation is amenable to the proposed methodology include, but are not limited to: Industrial processes (including information, IT & IP protection etc.) Civil infrastructure (buildings underground, above ground)…

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A Classic Riskope Lecture Content

Classic Riskope Lectures content deal with Crises and Emergency Management by using numerous examples drawn from Oboni Riskope Associates Inc. day to day practice. As an introduction, reference is made to Fortune 500 surveys clearly indicating the supremacy of proactive, vs. reactive, corporations, yet showing that only a minority of the surveyed enterprises actually had a proactive stance. In the first part of the lecture, the Los Frailes Dam Failure (mining industry) and the Ford-Firestone tire separation (automotive-supplier) crises are…

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CDA / ESM Comparative Decision Analysis & Economic Safety Margin

The Comparative Decision Analysis Economic Safety Margin CDA / ESM™ methodology has been developed by Riskope International and is used to compare project alternatives in financial terms, including: life’s cycle balance including internal and external risks over a duration selected by the client, project implementation and demobilization costs and risks. The methodology is a vital element of a Risk Based Decision Making (RBDM) approach in alternative / project / investment selection based on solid economic concepts, exempt of the well know…

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Riskope é lieta di annunciare il varo del piano di franchising di Terapia 2.

Terapia 2, Centro Termale ufficiale di Salsomaggiore, Tabiano e Trescore lancia il suo piano di franchising in vista di uno sviluppo italiano ed estero.

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The Cure to Risk Management Syndromes

The cure to Risk Management Syndromes includes six points. The cure to Risk Management Syndromes In a well managed organization hazard specialists should define the hazards, their magnitude, and to a certain extent, with facilitation, the likelihood of a strike. Then a Risk Manager will determine the risk posed by these hazards, after helping to evaluate probabilities and potential consequences of the hazards hitting the system. Finally he will deliver a risk estimation in a clear and transparent way. He…

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RISK MANAGEMENT RELATED SYNDROMES Hazards have to be treated transparently, which of course does not exclude confidentiality, in order to avoid various well known organizational risk-related money wasting syndromes which we will summarize in three points: The “specialist syndrome”: this syndrome leads hazard specialists of a given hazard, for example IT, military, political, or financial experts to believe they understand how to evaluate risks. They do not: they can characterize the hazard they specialize in, but they do not know…

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Rational Methodologies for Land Mines/Unexploded Ordnance Contaminated Land Release or Clearing Decision Making

 RECENT UXO/MINE CLEARANCE FINDINGS Over recent years, the community working towards the aims of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (APMBC) has begun to struggle with fundamental questions related to the efficiency of clearance efforts and the need to release land in countries facing strong demographic and social pressures (Jordan Times, 2004). Rational Methodologies for Land Mines/Unexploded Ordnance Contaminated Land Release or Clearing Decision Making. A series of studies on Lao PDR found that physically cleared ground more than 292 km2 was…

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Presentazione dell’Istituto Eu.Ro.Sa.In e delle attività di certificazione della sicurezza delle strade e dei progetti stradali (Safety Audit / Review)

Flier di presentazione di Eu.Ro.Sa.In Con la Direttiva 2008/96/CEE del 19 novembre 2008 sulla gestione della sicurezza delle infrastrutture stradali e la Circolare del Ministero LL.PP. dell’8 giugno 2001, n. 3699, recante linee guida per le analisi di sicurezza delle strade sono stati ormai fissati i criteri di valutazione dei rischi delle infrastrutture per la circolazione stradale che devono essere osservati e mantenuti nella progettazione, realizzazione e gestione da parte degli Enti proprietari delle strade. L’osservanza di tali disposizioni incide…

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