Spreadsheet Risk

Spreadsheets are everywhere in business. From organising the Christmas party to modelling market behaviour, there is likely a spreadsheet sitting behind it somewhere. These sheets are part of what is …

Power Station Cooling Tower

[News] Nuclear plant with a virus

In a headline that would make Jack Bower proud a German nuclear power plant identified viruses on their office computers. Fortunately the control systems for the plant were air gapped from the …

[Broken Things] Train Doors

Serial entrepreneur and blogger Seth Goden has a 10 year old video on TED which still makes me smile called ‘This is broken’. The idea is to highlight the broken …

Girl Reaching for Marshmallow

Incentives and risk

We are all the same. I don’t care if you are a saint or sinner. Incentives will gnaw away at our morals and ethics. The kids and the marshmallow test makes us all …

Snowflake under microscope

Are you a Special Snowflake

Working as a vendor I have knowledge of your competitors. I speak to many different companies working in the same or similar market. I see many different methods of solving the …

Stay Simple

Simple is beautiful, stay simple. This week I was asked the question by a new client about the common pitfalls when implementing GRC technology. There are a lot of specific examples …