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Identifying and addressing top 10 risks in 2013 demands board oversight and management
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How companies manage capital and profits against a backdrop of deepening strategic risks arising from economic, political, competitive and regulatory factors will be a key focus for all boards during 2013 and the foreseeable future. More



Total return of the catastrophe bond market beats 10 percent in 2012
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The total return of the outstanding catastrophe bond market in 2012 beat the long-term average to come in at an impressive 10.3 percent. After a sluggish start to 2012 the total return of the market, as measured by the Swiss Re Global Cat Bond Performance Total Return index, climbed strongly through the rest of the year. This clearly demonstrates the attractive returns that can be made by a dedicated investment in a diversified portfolio of catastrophe bond notes. More

Tech trends expected in 2013
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Technology trends come and go but some are here to stay. Small business owners should expect to further embrace mobility, social media and cloud computing in the New Year, according to technology experts. "We expect to see significant growth in cloud servers and cloud storage," says Nick Pegley, vice president of All Covered IT Services from Konica Minolta. In the wake of superstorm Sandy business owners are placing a greater emphasis on business continuity planning and Pegley expects more of that in 2013. More

Top risk factors of the unmonitored firewall
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Hackers work day and night to attack systems, and small businesses increasingly top the list of targets. As a small business owner, you have private client information and fewer resources to ensure data protection. Hackers look at this as an opportunity. One of the best protections against an unauthorized intrusion is your firewall. The following takes a deeper look at your company's first line of defense. More



Job creation is still steady despite worry
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Despite concerns about looming tax increases and government spending cuts, American employers added 155,000 jobs in December. Employees also enjoyed slightly faster wage growth and worked longer hours, which could bode well for future hiring. More

Cloud-using small business owners recover from disasters quicker
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In today's data-centric business environment, every business contact, every sales receipt, every important document, every bit of your sales and payroll is simply a few clicks away. How safe is your continued ability to get to this stream of data if disaster strikes? A study by Sage North America found that although the overwhelming majority of small businesses in America backed up at least their financial transactions, most of the backups were stored in the same place as their computer or server. More

KM for the future: Strategic outlook, smooth launch
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Increasingly, organizations are focusing more on the purpose of knowledge management initiatives and less on the technology itself. More organizations have a strategic intent when they launch new applications and a clearer set of goals. "KM is about sharing and leveraging collective knowledge," says Kent Greenes, president of Greenes Consulting. "We view it as the "boundaryless" flow of knowledge." In some cases, the flow is across the whole enterprise, and in some cases, it is across different organizations. More

A toast to business in 2013: Health, happiness and prosperity
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Here's to a healthy, happy and prosperous 2013. Companies have a key role to play in making that a reality. The following are a few ways that business is making the effort. More

Social media policy can prevent problems
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A good social media policy takes time and often money for legal and social media advice. But the investment is well worthwhile, experts say. "It gives you guidelines to avoid the really problematic things later on," said Meredith Packer Garey, a Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard attorney who specializes in labor and employment law, including social media. While it's no guarantee that you'll never face legal problems later, she said, "it's a way to manage your risk." More

The art of managing workplace noise
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No matter what size your business, your employees probably rub elbows a bit in their workspace. It's both a fact of life and of space limitations. If you create the right company culture, they'll become more like a functioning family than a bunch of bickering siblings. But even the most collaborative colleagues will wrestle with pet peeves from time to time. Whether it's impromptu office social hours that are too close for comfort or phone chatter happening at a few decibels too many, noise pollution tops the list of many workers’ gripes about their neighbors. More


 

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