Reducing Regulation Frenzy with Enterprise Governance

Modern enterprises are faced with the challenge of achieving strategic objectives while maintaining compliance with both internal and external policies and regulations. Unfortunately, many organizations are overwhelmed by the seemingly endless array of regulations, best practices, and technology standards that impact management decision making. By improving Governance, Risk & Compliance processes, businesses can help manage the policies, procedures and controls needed to meet this challenge. Join Cask to learn:

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The Portfolio of Programs and Projects as a Network

This is an incredible time and an incredibly challenging time for project, program, and portfolio managers. If this sounds a little like Charles Dickens' opening line for A Tale of Two Cities, then you're spot on. It is the best of times for innovations (big data and data analytics, quantifying risks, and organizational analysis, to name a few) in project, program, and portfolio management and managing a project or a portfolio of programs and projects that can harness these and other innovations, but it's also the worst of times because project, program, and portfolio managers are expected to deliver successful outcomes for their companies, stakeholders, and constituencies despite managing in an environment of financial and resource austerity. The mantra is not so much "Do more with less" as it is "Do a lot more with what you have because that's all you're getting, and we need results."

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Russia, the Ukraine, and the Escalation to Cyber War

Russia is at it again - fighting with its neighbors and encouraging others to join the fray. In addition to the fighting on the ground, the conflict has spread into cyberspace. Is this cyber conflict, cyber-attacks, or a prelude to cyber war? The international community and security experts have made progress towards defining cyber war, but are not quite there yet. Despite the gravity of the attacks between the nation states of Russia and Ukraine, experts have yet to agree on what to call the cyber activity that occurs whenever Russia is involved in a conflict with one of the former members of the Soviet Union.

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Risk or Uncertainty?

Risk is associated with most everything we do. The future is always unknown but does that make it "uncertain"

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