Update to ISO 31000 – a major opportunity to truly lift risk management

The new ISO31000 is now available.  Changes from the previous version are in some ways subtle, but there are also significant differences that leaders and organisations can take advantage of, to lift quickly to a new level of risk management thinking and practice without massive change to existing risk management frameworks. This is possible because […]

Network connectivity – its impact on risk in practice

The International Centre for Complex Project Management published an extract from our thought piece entitled ‘Systemic Risk: How connectivity impacts risk management practice’ in their June 2017 magazine. For the full article click below: It would be great to receive feedback and thoughts at

CEO and Executives Breakfast – Darwin

12th October 2016 Darwin, NT.  CEO and Executives Breakfast (brief overview) Topic:  Leading rapid, safe organisational change in times of high uncertainty. The RiskIQ Executive Breakfast in Darwin on ‘Leading rapid, safe organisational change in times of high uncertainty’ was very successful.  With about 20 executive leaders present Richard Barber and Neil Allen facilitated a […]

Do we hide our risky decisions by normalising them?

We tend to normalise our decisions that involve risk, so that a level of risk we have previously accepted can become the defacto standard for future decisions.   See an excellent article by James Meigs.  Meigs’ article re-affirms many of the systemic risk management challenges described in previous RiskIQ blog posts.  Have a scan though […]