Tag: COVID-19

Making the Most of Technology in a Rapid Shock Environment – The First Origami Risk Client Forum Webinar

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At the annual Origami Risk User Conference, attendees are able to participate in client-led sessions covering a wide range of topics including GRC, underwriting, safety, audits, and claims administration, to name just a few. During these sessions, presenters demonstrate and answer questions about how they are using the Origami platform to address “real-world” challenges.

To make these peer-to-peer learning opportunities more widely available throughout the year, Origami Risk recently held the first of what will be an ongoing series of client forum webinarsclient-only events in which a select group of client presenters share how they are using the system. Given the ongoing challenges that organizations are facing as they deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the topic of the first client forum webinar was titled “Using Your Existing Technology to be Agile in a Rapid Shock Environment.” read more

Issue Management: What Happens When Everything Starts Going Wrong?

The economy is reopening whether organizations are prepared or not. What does restarting business operations look like in a world reeling from a pandemic outbreak and the problems that come with it?

A staggering 40% of businesses fail to reopen following a disaster and another 25% fail within one year following a disaster, according to a report published by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Even organizations that survive disasters can remain fragile, experiencing disruption for years to come. While FEMA’s statistics were built upon “normal” disruptions—hurricanes, tornadoes, floods—we can see how impactful contained disasters are to businesses, leaving the world to wonder what impact the coronavirus outbreak will have on the global economy.

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Why Pools Need Instant Access to Geographical Data Visualization (and Now)

As states across the country begin to ease into reopening amid COVID-19, the challenges of governmental risk pool members continue to surmount—fiscal health is threatened from growing economic uncertainty, entity budgets are being decimated as a result, and more is being asked of organizations with fewer resources at hand.

All of which is only the tip of the iceberg when considering the adverse effects just these few challenges are already having on necessary, government-funded public services like trash collection, fire and police protection, and more.

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