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Wall Street and the risks of tailings dam failures

Wall Street and the risks of tailings dam failures Wall Street and the risks of tailings dam failures have been the object of numerous discussions in this blog. A bit more than two years ago we published this. We included a review and a short video from a course we gave in Brazil (Minas Gerais) in 2013, two years prior to the Bento Rodrigues (Samarco mine) dam disaster. We stated that “someone” would soon go to jail for a failed…

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1 way to reduce the number of Due Diligence blunders (DD) in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and other transactions

In this post we look at the 1 way to reduce the number of Due Diligence blunders (DD) in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and other transactions. Due Diligence Due Diligence (DD) is ubiquitously considered to significantly contribute to informed decision-making. That’s because it enhances the amount and quality of information available to decision makers to evaluate “all” costs, benefits, and risks of, for example, an acquisition, merger or an investment (Chapman, 2006). Due diligence definition is “reasonable steps taken by a…

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Examples of Risk and Insurance in the Hollywood Movie Business

We recently saw of an interesting info graphic about Hollywood Movies Business risks by Easy Life Cover. “Risky Business, Insurance and Hollywood” is its title. Hollywood spends upwards of $200 million dollars on insurance policies annually. The movie business is a high risk business (high probability of non success and/or “failure” and high cost of consequences). Here are a few Examples of Risk and Insurance in the Hollywood Movie Business. Examples of Risk and Insurance in the Hollywood Movie Business Operational…

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Net Present Value Forever? No, thanks, it’s too risky!

We were very pleased when we read on a mainstream media a paper discussing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Net Present Value Method. Net Present Value Forever? Indeed Net Present Value Forever? No, thanks, it’s too risky! The paper addressed investment purposes. However the relation to projects is quite obvious. Actually, aren’t all projects  investments? No, CDA/ESM is way better! As our readers know, Riskope has been proposing and successfully applying the proprietary CDA/ESM methodology in planning, projects’ evaluations world-wide, in a number…

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Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions Conference in Vancouver, April 2016

The Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions Conference in Vancouver will be an exciting event. Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions Conference in Vancouver Riskope is actively supporting the organization of Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions Conference in Vancouver, April 2016 for which the call for ABSTRACTS is now open. The conference covers risk identification and assessment as well as development of mitigation measures. Other themes include: risk based decision making methods, current practices for risk mitigation, as well as case histories…

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Maximize efficiency to reach your next levels in the Gartner Customer Experience Management Maturity Model.

Efficiency means getting the results you need with the least effort while ensuring economic returns from your CX program. Riskope was asked by marketing/CX firms to evaluate the Net Promoter Score and Net Promoter Economics (NPS, NPE® Satmetrix), Voice of Customer (VoC) procedures together with The Gartner Customer Experience Management Maturity Model to identify an efficient and streamlined approach to Management Maturity evolution. NPS has gained a large international cohort of followers because of its simplicity and apparently simple rules…

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Innovation Cleantech in Canadian Natural Resources Mining Oil & Gas

Innovation Cleantech in Canadian Natural Resources Mining Oil & Gas Whether you are in a prosperous country or in a difficult one, hit by a crisis, you will sooner or later consider expanding your horizons in new markets. It may be a purely growth fostering move, or a survival need. Riskope insight of Innovation Cleantech in Canadian Natural Resources Mining Oil & Gas. Even for well capitalized and ran companies such a move can have outcomes far from what was…

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Corso gestione aziendale e supporto decisionale all’intersezione tra la neuropsicologia e le tecniche di analisi quantitativa

                          Riskope ha appena concluso una tournée di corsi e conferenze in Nord-America che si appoggiano, tra l’altro, sul nostro film di animazione e sulle metafore che esso introduce. Gilles Placet continua i suoi cicli di corsi e seminari basati sulla neuropsicologia e sulle costellazioni sistemiche e quantiche in Italia ed in Francia. A fine giugno Gilles e Franco presenteranno a Torino un corso di due giorni sull’essere ed il…

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