BarnOwl Newsletter: July 2016

BarnOwl Newsletter
July Edition 2016
In this month’s issue:

  1. Key Insights – Anarchy – A recipe for disaster, or the only choice left for humanity?
  2. Latest Events – Information Sharing Session
  3. Upcoming Events
  4. Tip of the month – Maximising Screens in BarnOwl

Key Insights
Anarchy – A recipe for disaster, or the only choice left for humanity?
“Anarchy in South Sudan: Mass looting of aid to leave many hungry and desperate”

“Former police chief says we are on the precipice of anarchy”
“Anarchy in the UK: Brexit leaves disunited kingdom flailing in every direction”

Society has been conditioned to read these newspaper headlines by interpreting anarchy as chaos and disorder. And in the context of these three events (political vacuums in South Sudan causing tribal clashes, the death of police officers in Baton Rouge, and the exit of the UK from the European Union), the perception seems fairly close to the real situation on the ground.

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Latest Events
Information Sharing Session: “The importance of external context setting and monitoring in risk management” br Michael Ferendino
Michael, with his wealth of experience presented to a packed
audience today at BarnOwl’s bi-monthly info sharing session. Michael speaks with authority having been the chief risk officer of AECI Limited, the Head of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Business Continuity Management (BCM) for Rand Refinery, and prior to that an ERM consultant for Marsh (incorporating Alexander Forbes Risk Services)…


BarnOwl Spotlight Session: Self Help
BarnOwl presented their July Spotlight session on Tuesday 19 July. The topic discussed was “Helping you to Help Yourself”.
Three primary means of support were discussed: The Knowledge Base on the BarnOwl Website, the BarnOwl Support Portal and the Embedded Help…


Upcoming Events
Information Sharing Session: Mark Casey

Date: 25 August 2016
Time: 8:00am-10:00am
BarnOwl, Wedgefield Office Park, 17 Muswell Road South Bryanston

Leaders Luncheon And Conference Plenary Session

Date: 17 August 2016
Time: 9:00am-14:00pm
Sandton Convention Center, Maude Street, Sandton, JHB

Maximising Screens in BarnOwl
Did you know?

In the latest version of BarnOwl, you can maximise certain Capture/Edit screens
as well as the History screens in the Enterprise Risk Management module.You can maximise the Risk Capture/Edit screen and the Contributing Factor Capture/Edit screen.

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