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Is your event management software putting you at risk?
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If you are collecting registrations and payments for your event — regardless of whether you're using third-party software, a manual process, or something you've built in-house — you are ultimately responsible for the security and protection of customer data. And with this duty comes growing risk. More

ESG in emerging markets shifts from risk to opportunity
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While many environmental, social and corporate governance investments in emerging economies have so far centered on infrastructure projects and risk management, the focus is shifting, said a panel of financial experts during last week's BSR conference in New York. In particular, investors should pay more attention to domestic businesses and opportunities that can serve new classes of consumers rising in countries like Brazil and China. More

Your employee is an online celebrity. Now what do you do?
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Meet your newest management headache: the co-branded employee. A growing number of professionals are using social media to build a personal, public identity — a brand of their own — based on their work. These employees may exist largely below the radar now, but that's changing fast, and employers need to start preparing for the ever-greater challenges they pose for managers, co-workers and companies. More

COSO releases new paper on risk assessment
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COSO has produced a new "thought paper" on risk management, offering ideas on how companies can raise their game with respect their particular approach to enterprise risk management. Titled Risk Assessment in Practice, the paper focuses specifically on the risk assessment process to help companies better determine how big or small their risks are and to help management focus attention on the most important risks and opportunities. More

Disaster recovery: Boost confidence in your plans
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There is no question that the increasing occurrence of natural disasters in the past few years has pushed business continuity planning to the forefront of many organizations' minds. They recognize the importance of having plans in place before a disaster strikes. A critical aspect of these plans is disaster recovery. More

Business execs feeling less optimistic about economy
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Only 19 percent of top executives at U.S. businesses are feeling optimistic about the health of the economy over the next 12 months, according to a quarterly survey by Grant Thornton, a huge decrease from the 50 percent who said they felt optimistic in the second quarter. The findings reflect the growing financial uncertainty facing American businesses in the current economic recovery. While the decline in U.S. optimism was significant from the second to the third quarter of the year, it is still greater than in the rest of the world. More

Dairy farm risk management strategies
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Price volatility is the new normal in the dairy industry, so how dairy farmers address the industry risks can determine their level of success, said Dr. Christopher Wolf, professor of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University. Dairy producers work with and through risks on a daily basis and also witness the effect risks can have on a farm's financial situation. More

Security risks from unmanaged BYOD
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The bring-your-own-device phenomenon has entered the mainstream, with nearly 70 percent of all smartphone-owning professionals now using their personal device to access corporate data. But there are significant security risks. More


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