Dynamic benchmarks

Risk analysis


One of the biggest challenges in risk reporting is keeping the information fresh and relevant. Too often such reports become almost indistinguishable from month to month. A consequence is that they are reviewed in a cursory manner before being filed for future reference (or to demonstrate to regulators and auditors that they have been produced). Comparison of actual data with benchmarks is an essential means of providing relevant context for risk reports. Too often, however, such benchmarks are