By Jim Wetekamp, CEO, Riskonnect
Forbes Council Member | Forbes Technology Council
The past year has been full of unexpected risks, unwanted surprises, and unimaginable consequences. Organizations everywhere were caught flat-footed by a risk they never planned for – and many are still contending with the disparities and fragilities laid bare by the pandemic.
Adding to the misery is that the next disaster could come at any time – even before the current crisis ends. Climate change, cyberattacks, social unrest are all top contenders. Or it could be something entirely off today’s radar – just like COVID-19 was.
Now is the time to prepare for the next “big one.” Break your old, inefficient risk management ways and build back with the people, processes, and systems that will give you the resilience to withstand whatever comes next.
Read on for three places to start.