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Governance returns

Excessive risk-taking was a major cause of the recent meltdown in the financial markets. Time, then, for corporate governance to return in force

Natural selection -- Software rankings

This year’s OR&R software survey shows that not only is operational risk management expanding way beyond its initial remit, but governance, risk and compliance is also establishing itself as a firm favourite among those looking to weather recent market…

All in one -- Software rankings

Budgets are under pressure, and more and more firms are opting for a single platform provider for all their compliance software needs. Victoria Pennington looks at which companies they are turning to, and why

Room for improvement

Sungard tops our survey of software vendors, its products proving a hit across the op risk and compliance spectrum. But op risk executives continue to demand more from the software industry, reports Dianne See Morrison

KRIs: that difficult age

Key risk indicators (KRIs) were once the golden child of operational risk, but they are now in the midst of a turbulent adolescence. Peter Madigan asks whether KRIs will start to grow up in the next couple of years

Harvesting loss data

Although often the core of Basel II models, loss event data is usually less robust than op risk executives would like. Peter Madigan explores the challenges around collection, clearing and enrichment