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2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...

2014-05-07 12:23:31

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, today releases the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which reviews the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during April 2014. Aon Benfield is the global reinsurance intermediary and capital advisor of Aon plc (NYSE: AON). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100719/AQ37264LOGO The report reveals that a multi-day...

2014-05-07 08:37:58

Visualize and Analyze Local to Global Risk with Powerful Web-Based Application DENVER, CO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions, today introduced InsitePro, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product built on its history of providing risk solutions worldwide. InsitePro is purpose built to visualize and analyze location-specific risk caused by natural catastrophes. InsitePro provides property and casualty...

2014-05-06 08:30:24

Manage the Risk and Complexities of the 21st Century CHARLESTON, S.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As business leaders attempt to navigate their organizations through increasingly complex and dynamic markets, they look to new models and methods to meet the challenges in this new corporate climate. In the midst of these mounting circumstances, business strategist and professional speaker Joel McPhee has written his debut book, Mastering Strategic Risk: A Framework for Leading and Transforming...

2014-05-06 08:25:10

ABERDEEN, Scotland, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petrotechnics, the global leader in transforming frontline operational performance and lowering operational risk announced today that leading analyst firm Gartner has named Petrotechnics a "Cool Vendor" in Oil & Gas in a report published by Gartner on April 25th 2014. Gartner's annual "Cool Vendors in Oil & Gas" report recognizes vendors that are bringing innovative capabilities to help oil and gas companies...

2014-05-05 23:06:57

Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com (http://cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com/) announces a new blog post, “How to Find No Exam Life Insurance for Diabetes!” (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Cheapestlifeinsurancequote.com has released a new blog post explaining how to find life coverage for clients who have diabetes. It is now possible for clients who have diabetes to find affordable life insurance. Since the insurance market is very competitive, some companies have concentrated on fulfilling niche...

2014-05-02 23:09:15

Certification Provides Opportunities for Growth Ashland, Virginia (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Assura, Inc. an award-winning Governance, Risk, and Compliance services firm, achieved certification by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) on April 22, 2014 as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE). WBENC was founded in 1997 and is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. “The WBENC certification is the gold...

Preventable Deaths Are Leading Cause Of Premature Mortality, Especially In Southeastern US
2014-05-02 10:23:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some Americans are struck down by random accidents or hereditary conditions, many Americans are killed each year due to preventable diseases, such as lung cancer. According to the Mobidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people living in the southeastern US states comprised 28 to 33 percent of all possible preventable deaths – the largest percentage for any region. The...

2014-05-01 23:14:52

FacilityDude and the County Risk Sharing Authority of Ohio (CORSA) have formed a strategic partnership to provide value to the member organizations of CORSA by helping them lower claims and loss costs as well as improving operational efficiency. Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 FacilityDude has announced that it is now a strategic partner with the County Risk Sharing Authority of Ohio (CORSA). The partnership will further the goals of both organizations: to help local governments run more...

2014-05-01 12:32:36

OpenQ's SafeGuard new app now available on HootSuite for risk management and compliance in the HootSuite App Directory, providing the broadest protection available to the social enterprise. NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, OpenQ, the leading provider of social and mobile risk management solutions for regulated industries and HootSuite, the world's most widely used social relationship platform, announced the availability of OpenQ's SafeGuard app in the HootSuite App...

Word of the Day
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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'