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This article explores 7 tips government organisations can consider to create an effective Enterprise Risk Management Framework.
Measuring Risk Maturity at the Department of Social Services: Enhancing in-house risk management capabilities to drive continuous improvement
In this article, Drewe Mitchell, Assistant Director, Enterprise Risk Management at the Department of Social Services (DSS), explores the ways to measure risk maturity, the steps they are taking to improve their risk culture to drive internal risk capabilities and the lessons learned from their journey to date.
In this article, Jo Graefe, Enterprise Tax Crime Risk Manager/Tax Gap Project Manager Australian Taxation Office (ATO), explores the core elements of the ATO’s risk prioritisation framework and how the organisation is managing risk at a corporate level to ensure organisational capability and business resilience.
In this report, we asked four key enterprise risk management professionals to share the biggest challenges they’re facing when it comes to developing an effective risk culture and the steps they are taking to overcome these challenges to build a sound and robust risk culture, that is aligned with their overall risk management framework.
Emerging Conversations on the Right Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance in Pursuit of Future Organisational Objectives
In this presentation from ERM for Government 2017 Barnaby Pace, Risk Manager at Hamilton City Council explores:
- Understanding and monitoring how constant, uncontrollable changes in risk will affect your organisation’s future risk appetite and tolerance to ensure better depletion of resources
- Realising the clashes in individual risk appetite and government tolerance and its affect in developing statements that help define and frame the risk culture and allocation of resources
- How to create opportunities for discussion around considerations into external and internal factors that can influence risk tolerance to better meet objectives
In this presentation from ERM for Government 2017 Ben Gully, Chief Risk Officer at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authorityexplores:
- Insights into the risk culture at APRA and the work the organisation is engaging in to improve their approach towards improving use and performance to define effectiveness
- How to make your risk management seem more real – breaking out of the compliance perspective and obligations to embrace the ‘softer characteristics’ of risk management
- Discovering how to measure your organisation’s performance in risk management and the advantages it has on your risk culture
In this presentation from ERM for Government 2017 Deslea Selmes, Risk and Governance Author explores:
- Leveraging and developing meaningful key risk indicators to measure risk performance
- Overcoming the challenges in allowing staff to be engaged and proactive in risk responsibilities
- Boosting risk culture to embed risk management into day to day activities
In this presentation from ERM for Government 2017 Edward Pikusa, Principal Flood Management Officer at the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resourcesexplores:
- Overcoming risks around unpredictable natural disasters
- Investing to ensure communities and organisations are developing risk averse cultures.
- Building plans and frameworks for to change projections of response.
In this presentation from ERM for Government 2017 Gavin Pearce, Chief Risk Officer at iCare NSWexplores:
- People, people and people – switching the focus of risk management towards the people and ensuring people value align with the organisation
- Exploring the responsibility of Chief Risk Officers and the elements of engaging down and managing up to deliver the right action in forming a risk culture as a risk manager
- Diagnosing and changing the way we look at culture, and the practical ways of utilising a framework to develop a line of defence against risk negativity
Ahead of the ERM for Government Summit 2018 we chat to Gavin Pearce, Chief Risk Officer at iCare New South Wales. In this article Gavin shares with us how iCare worked to build and implement effective ERM frameworks from scratch which encourage a culture of transparency, proactivity and innovation.
Ahead of the ERM for Government Summit 2018 we chat to Kylie McKiernan, Chief Risk Officer at the Northern Sydney Local Health District (Northern Sydney LHD). In this Q&A Kylie chats to us about building effective risk management capabilities through resource investment and training, and delves into how best to engage the workforce in ERM through risk culture.
An effective enterprise risk management (ERM) programme is a crucial foundation to help mitigate risks, whether internal or external. Taking the time, money and energy required to build out a thorough ERM program exemplifies the diligence of the organisation in protecting its clients and its business from unnecessary and avoidable harm.
Ahead of the ERM for Government Summit 2018 we explore the development of an effective ERM programme in just five simple steps.
Developing Effective Cyber Defence Capabilities To Mitigate Exposure to Phishing Attacks in Government
What steps can be taken to mitigate phishing attacks across government agencies?
To answer this question, we recently caught up with Marco Figuerora, the Chief Information Security Officer at the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation NSW. In this article, Marco shares insight into the types of training and awareness programs that are required to mitigate phishing attacks and the preventative measures which can be used to combat cyber crime in government agencies.