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Why you’re probably under-estimating GDPR

11:42 20 August in GDPR
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Too few businesses have the 25th May 2018 set as a key milestone date in their organisation’s calendar. This is the date when the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect. GDPR will be a new EU data compliance law, designed to ensure that...

Groupthink and how to avoid it

13:20 10 September in Business
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What is groupthink? When groups make decisions, they may well take more risks than the individuals themselves would - this is "groupthink". The term "groupthink" was coined by psychologist Irving Janis in the 70s. Janis defined groupthink as a phenomenon where people seek unanimous agreement in spite...

Avoiding Black Swans

13:35 15 July in Business
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n 2008, Nassim Nicholas Talib published a book called "The Black Swan". A Black Swan is defined as being an event which has three characteristics; it is highly improbable, has massive impact and, in a strange way, appears almost inevitable after the event! Due...

About

13:44 10 June in Business
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Keith Baxter is an internationally renowned expert in enterprise risk management. Keith is the Managing Director of De-RISK Ltd and the blog is an insight into how his mind works....