Topic: Early-Warning Risk Intelligence
Risk Readiness now requires an Actor-Based Intelligence Approach
When the World Economic Forum (WEF) came out with their Global Risks Report 2021 earlier this year, it highlighted the need for a greater focus on improving risk readiness as a way for organizations to build resilience. In their view, many organizations’ approaches to risk mitigation looked “increasingly outdated,” adding that “in a world of accelerating challenges, static annual documents need to make room for continuous horizon-scanning for early indicators of change and associated timelines for action.”
Risk and Resilience: The Duality of Digital Chatter
Like two sides of the same coin, digital chatter is a vehicle for certain groups to intentionally or unintentionally harm a brand, and also a vital source of intelligence for communications leaders to stay ahead of issues and mitigate crises.
UK Government Puts Platforms On Notice: Keep Users Safe From Harm While Also Protecting Their Freedom of Speech
The UK Government just took another meaningful step toward addressing online abuse, drafting a Bill designed to deliver comprehensive legislation across a range of online harms and putting digital platforms on notice, especially social media sites.
Today’s Risk Forecast: Uncertainty With a Chance of Resiliency
Don’t like the weather? In some places they’ll tell you to wait five minutes and it’ll change. The risk landscape isn’t all that different. It changes constantly and the rising frequency of unknown risks makes it difficult to predict when a storm will hit.
Page Spring Seminar Tackles Era of Pervasive Change
Recently I had the pleasure of speaking at the 2021 Page Spring Seminar, the Page Society's largest annual event, which addressed topical and timely issues of critical importance to Chief Communications Officers and other senior communicators.
Protect Against Short Squeezes and Other Coordinated Efforts
In a move that has now made U.S. national news and gotten the attention of Congress, WallStreetBets, an online agenda-driven group, coordinated purchases that drove up the price of GameStop stock, some 2,000% in less than 30 days. They didn’t stop there, though. They also short squeezed AMC, BlackBerry, and Tootsie Roll, among others.
Early-warning Risk Intelligence Allows Brands to Fully Embrace TikTok
TikTok, the addictively simple video-sharing social media platform, was officially the most downloaded app of 2020. They beat out Facebook for the most downloads last year, which represents a three-spot jump for TikTok from 2019.
Using Early-warning Risk Intelligence to Determine Disruptive Risks
When a crisis is brewing, the public looks to the top of a company for leadership. When handled poorly or completely ignored by the leadership team, an issue can quickly become a full-blown crisis, resulting in boycotts, loss of sales—or worse.
Harmful Content Is Creating Incredible Risk for Brands
Social media has always been a great opportunity for brands to boost customer loyalty, engage consumers, generate leads, enhance sales, build reputation—and grow their organizations.
The New Enterprise Mindset: Continuous Risk and Crisis Readiness
Who could have anticipated 2020? Surely the implausible confluence of environmental, social, and governance, plus technology (ESG+T) risks exacerbated by a global pandemic could never have been foreseen.
Protecting the Priceless Asset of Brand Reputation
Your company's reputation is a priceless asset. When the character and credibility of your brand are publicly called into question, the damage can have a lasting and dramatic effect on enterprise value.
Protect the Safety and Wellbeing of Your Fashion Influencers
This September’s Fashion Week was unlike any past extravaganza. From Paris to New York, few houses went through with live, in-person runway shows. Many opted instead to present modified collections virtually, such as Chanel, and some sat out Fashion Week altogether, such as Saint Laurent.
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