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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) "Latest data breach: The payment card information of Whole Foods customers who drank and dined in its taprooms and restaurants has been hacked. The grocery store chain, now part of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), said those locations use separate checkout systems and information...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) Ready Houston under a DHS grant created this video on what to do during an Active Shooter. This is one by the LA County Sherriff' Department: You should share this with your companies Make a Plan Practice the Plan Make sure ALL employees know the PLAN
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) At what point in time do you believe the CFO needs to hire or create a treasury and risk manager/management departments?
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Carter O'Brien
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private) Any suggestions on software, but more importantly, any suggestions on what we should be looking for out of the software?
Randy Miller
Title: Partner
Company: CFO Edge
(Partner at CFO Edge)   A recent article in CFO.com highlighted the damage that a disgruntled employee can cause after termination by a company. (Here is the link: http://tiny.cc/ptbcbw). As a CFO at various companies, we developed detailed protocols to try and avoid or mitigate this...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
LinkedIn Profile
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) How many of us have a policy about fraud, outlining prevention and discussing detection? Here's an example of a policy statement that prevents or at least seems to prevent fraud: "Accepting or seeking anything of material value from contractors, vendors, or persons...
Charles Schrock
Title: SVP
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP at Inland Bank and Trust) Most everyone has trouble with these concepts and for good reason. COSO did not explain these at all well. Let’s translate COSO’s theory into real world practicality. COSO says that risk appetite is the amount of risk an organization wants to accept in pursuing...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) This is a new twist on a tried and true method of scamming businesses and individuals. And its being very successful. http://go.cfo.com/tgK52202Lz0u800AHa0009z I just had my Controller sit down with all that have access to the company's accounts (whether read-only or...
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) According to an article in CFO (Page 8, Sept 2014), the DOJ has initialized 13 investigations, the SEC 2 actions. While the difference in numbers has to do with investigating individuals vs companies, the question begs to be asked: If the only way to compete successfully in...
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Keryn Leger
Title: CFO & Controller
Company: PPST, Inc.
(CFO & Controller at PPST, Inc.) We have used D&B as part of the decision to grant credit (or not) to business customers.  Anyone have insight into other good alternatives to consider?
Charles Schrock
Title: SVP
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP at Inland Bank and Trust) This post continues my “essence of ERM” series. The goal of this series is to address all manner of risk management topics in small sensible components. I’m writing this series to help make risk management a practical tool for organizations of all types....
Charles Schrock
Title: SVP
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP at Inland Bank and Trust) This post continues my “essence of ERM” series. The goal of this series is to address all manner of risk management topics in small sensible components. I’m writing this series to help make risk management a practical tool for organizations of all types....
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) An article on CFO.com makes for some interesting (albiet brief) reading. Based on a report by Towers Watson, there are a whole bunch of risks that businesses should at least be aware of. Divided into 6 categories: Financial, Economic, Political, Environmental, Societal and...
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Michel Morin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Imacuclean Cleaning Services, Inc.
(Director of Finance at Imacuclean Cleaning Services, Inc.) I need to draft a PPM and I am searching for PPM samples, preferably in the software industry. The "Risk Factors" section is particularly challenging. Does anyone have suggestions? Thank you.
Charles Schrock
Title: SVP
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP at Inland Bank and Trust) Every organization has some desirable public image. Does it want to be perceived as environmentally sound? Family friendly? Political activist? A ‘high roller’? Cutting edge? Traditional? Or, perhaps it simply wants anonymity in the public eye.  Reputation...
Shawn DeBoer
Title: Business Technology and Planning Directo..
Company: American Family Insurance
(Business Technology and Planning Directo.. at American Family Insurance) As a result of an internal audit we've been asked to develop some controls and governance around financially significant models used by the organization. (i.e. revenue models, capital models, risk mgmt models, etc.)  The project team has tracked down the Fed...
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mark shafer
Title: Director of Marketing
Company: risk management assocation
(Director of Marketing at risk management assocation)
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Tatum CFO Blog
Title: CFO
Company: Tatum
(CFO at Tatum)   The depth and severity of the financial crisis has led to increased focus by rating agencies, the SEC, and Congress on how companies identify, assess and monitor risks. Financial disasters have resulted from dramatically increased scrutiny of financial practices and...
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(Manager) What is qualitative risk analysis?
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(Supervisor) Hi all, I am working in a manufacturing company, and my task now is to setup and maintain a Business Continuity Plan. This sounds to me that this is mostly related to risk management, but I really don't know how to start with it. Please advise me what I need to do to...