Risk & Resilience Insights

The resilience imperative: Succeeding in uncertain times

Strengthening institutional resilience has never been more important.

Organizational cyber maturity: A survey of industries

– Ours is proving to be the century of cyber insecurity, yet few organizations have made sufficient progress in protecting information... assets.

How global companies can manage geopolitical risk

– Global enterprises can proactively manage the threats that escalating international and internal political tensions pose to their... operations, performance, and culture.
Executive Briefing

COVID-19: Implications for business

– Our latest perspectives on the coronavirus outbreak, the twin threats to lives and livelihoods, and how organizations can prepare... for the next normal.
Global theme

The Next Normal: Emerging stronger from the coronavirus pandemic

Explore McKinsey’s curated collection on the business outlook for 2021 and beyond—plus insights about how companies... can emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis.

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McKinsey on Risk, Number 11, August 2021

– Gearing up for life beyond the crisis, organizations face an array of risks. In our latest issue of McKinsey on Risk, we offer... our unique perspectives about the imperatives of strengthening institutional resilience.

Special Collection

Global theme

Business Resilience

Resilience is the ability of a business to withstand, adapt, and thrive in the face of shocks that are internal and external, as well as known and unanticipated.

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Insurance: Transforming risk and compliance

– As economies emerge from the pandemic and plan for the next decade of growth, insurance companies need to rethink the strategic... function of risk.

A smarter way to think about public–private partnerships

– For governments pursuing public–private partnerships for large infrastructure projects, capitalizing on the risk-management... capabilities of the private sector could be a more efficient and effective approach.

What does resilience mean in capital and balance-sheet management?

– Two partners from McKinsey’s Risk and Resilience Practice share their perspectives on dealing with heightened uncertainty... and emerging threats during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Getting ahead of supply-chain risks

– How public- and private-sector organizations can collaborate, assess vulnerabilities, and look at the bigger picture to improve... supply-chain resilience.

Security as code: The best (and maybe only) path to securing cloud applications and systems

– Managing security as code enables companies to create value in the cloud securely.

Building cyber resilience in national critical infrastructure

– Recent cyberattacks focus attention on the vulnerabilities of operations technology to web-based threats.

Lessons from banking to improve risk and compliance and speed up digital transformations

– Banks are beginning to put in place a new approach to risk and compliance that accelerates their digital transformations and improves... outcomes.

Economic conditions outlook, June 2021

– Executives’ overall views on the economy continue to improve. As more and more economies are recovering from the pandemic,... perceptions of potential risks are evolving.

Model life-cycle transformation in the next decade

As SR 11-7 celebrates its first 10 years, we reflect on best practices developed over this decade and discuss how to leverage... them for a better, more efficient and more effective model risk management.


In conversation: Managing in extreme uncertainty

– The pandemic tested organizations’ ability to find the right balance between overreacting and underreacting. Capturing lessons... from this crisis will help leaders navigate uncertainty in the future.

Transforming the end-to-end model life cycle through digitization

– With increasing global complexities, those financial institutions that take a more integrated, strategic approach to model life-cycle... management can unlock massive potential.
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