From the monthly archives:

February 2013

Guam seems like a creepy place. Back in 2010, I wrote about how the island had become infested with hordes of brown tree snakes that cause millions of dollars in property damage and frequent power outages every year. On top of that, the snakes have wiped out most of the native bird population and, in […]


For the remainder of 2013 we are likely to see pricing pressure and cost cutting, along with innovation in products, services, operations and rapid-growth market demand. These are the top risks and¬†opportunities, respectively, as presented by Ernst & Young’s lastest study, Business Pulse: Exploring the Dual Perspectives of the Top 10 Risks and Opportunities in […]


Over at the Innovation Excellence, they are posting a multi-part series on a recent survey of chief strategy officers. The latest part looks at how the average CSO spends their day. There is some bad news for those risk managers who continue to hope that the siloed mentality of companies may be changing: The survey […]


At first glance, it appears that Carnival Cruise lines was well prepared when one of their ships, the Triumph, had an engine fire and subsequently lost power last week. The list of actions Carnival took in response to the problem is long and robust, indicating that the cruise line had planned for handling disabled ships […]