McKinsey on Risk, Issue 7
Number 7, June 2019

McKinsey on Risk, Number 7, June 2019

The journal offering McKinsey’s global perspective and strategic thinking on risk, focusing on the key risk areas that bear upon the performance of the world’s leading companies

Articles in this issue


Transforming risk efficiency and effectiveness

– An enterprise-wide risk transformation can substantially improve risk management while also sustainably trimming costs.

The compliance function at an inflection point

– McKinsey’s benchmarking survey of leading banks helped identify five steps toward transforming the efficiency and effectiveness of the compliance function.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Confronting the risks of artificial intelligence

– With great power comes great responsibility. Organizations can mitigate the risks of applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics by embracing three principles.

Derisking machine learning and artificial intelligence

– The added risk brought on by the complexity of machine-learning models can be mitigated by making well-targeted modifications to existing validation frameworks.

Going digital in collections to improve resilience against credit losses

– With delinquencies on the rise, lenders need to transform their contact approaches now to suit customer preferences.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Bubbles pop, downturns stop

– Economic downturns are impossible to predict and sure as sunrise. Build resilience now, because when the sun comes up, you’d better be moving.

Fighting back against synthetic identity fraud

– Digging deep into the data trails people leave behind can help banks detect whether their customers are real or not and stem losses from this fast-growing financial crime.

Critical infrastructure companies and the global cybersecurity threat

– How the energy, mining, and materials industries can meet the unique challenges of protecting themselves in a digital world.


More Insights


Risk Working Papers

Access additional thinking on risk and risk management issues in this collection of working papers published between 2008 and 2016.

Connect with our Risk & Resilience Practice