What are Grey Swans and Gray Rhino’s in the world of risk management?

Before speaking about Grey Swans let me bring up their celebrity cousin, the Black Swan. Black Swans have been immortalized in risk management by Naseem Taleb’s classic book and are now part of the lexicon of the…

The Brookings Institute published a paper last month about the economic recovery post Covid pandemic. …

What is the DNA effect for Big Tech? In a sentence, the DNA effect is the ability of large technology companies to build a competitive advantage by leveraging user generated data in their networks. DNA in this context stands for ‘data-network-activities’ and refers to how the business model of large…

Last month, Credit Suisse Group (CSFB) released conclusions from an independent investigation of it’s role in the Archegos collapse in March this year and the conclusions of the report are quite damning and is an illustrative case study for risk management and corporate risk culture. …

On the back of the unprecedented change caused by the pandemic comes the annual Nasdaq Tech Trends report which highlights the 4 Key Trends that will sustain and have the biggest impact in the coming year.

  1. Use of Custom Chips: Innovations in Systems on a Chip (SoC) & Field-Programmable Gate…

Over the President’s Day long weekend, I got down to revisiting an old classic business read, “Good to Great’ by Jim Collins. For those not familiar, this book asks the question — can a Good company become Great and if so How?

To answer this question, the author Jim Collins…

Leadership Lessons from the Battlefields — Summary of the book ‘Extreme Ownesrship’ by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

I just finished reading ‘Extreme Ownership’ a motivating and practical book on Leadership by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin, two ex-Navy seals who have pulled together leadership lessons learnt from the battlegrounds…

There is something transcendental; explorative and peaceful about traveling in long distance trains. You don’t get that feeling when flying. It is feeling you get when you observe the world as it passes by; the feeling that creeps over you when you are sitting in the train sipping coffee and…

Amit Srivastav

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