Click here for the Friday Reading Search, a searchable archive of reading and knowledge resources

Since March 2020, Airmic has been issuing Friday Reading, a curated series of readings and knowledge resources sent by email to Airmic members. The objective of Airmic Friday Reading was initially to keep members informed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, Airmic Friday Reading has evolved in scope to include content on a wide range of subjects with each email edition following a theme. This page is a searchable archive of all the readings and knowledge resources that have been shared.

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CBI, 16th June 2021
In this session, recorded 16 June, the CBI reviewed the latest announcements from government on the covid roadmap and looked in-depth at international business travel.
Control Risks, 14th June 2021
The digital technologies and systems created today are introducing both far-reaching opportunities and challenges alike for security professionals and business leaders. This makes it more and more crucial to adopt a holistic view of how the intertwined global digital ecosystem of tomorrow may impact your organisation and its security. Fine tuning risk management strategies to navigate these shifting tides in the global digital threat landscape is essential.
Marsh, 1st May 2021
Friday Reading Edition 83 (19th November 2021)
The COVID-19 pandemic offers valuable lessons on risk and resilience. The pandemic revealed fault lines within many organisations, and degrees of systemic risk that few organisations previously considered. A lack of business continuity planning, the breakdown of supply chains, and overall stresses on business operations have brought to the forefront the need to reimagine approaches to managing enterprise risk.
Allianz, 27th April 2021
Like most industries the professional and business services sector is evolving, influenced by a number of macro environmental factors, including technology and cyber threats. Looks at five key trends shaping Professional Services today, and consider how the sector may look in the future as a result.
McKinsey & Co, 26th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 94 (18th February 2022)
Over the past decade, advances in digital analytics have transformed the way businesses operate. From marketing and pricing to customer service and manufacturing, advanced analytics is now central to many corporate functions. The same, however, cannot be said for strategy—at least not yet.
Riskonnect (in The Times), 25th April 2021
Technology may be the great enabler for banks and their customers, but to achieve holistic risk management, culture change and education are equally important.
QBE, 12th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 86 (10th December 2021)
Dr Mark DeVolder, an award-winning change-management expert and public speaker, has empowered hundreds of organisations to adapt to change. He works with business leaders across the world to understand the process of adapting to continuous change through reinvention, innovation and anticipation.
Zurich, 6th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
There is concern that droughts could cause some of the world’s most important rivers to become unnavigable leading to the loss of vital inland shipping routes. Should we be worried and how should we respond?
techUK, 25th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
The events of last year (2020) emphasised the role technology such as Edge Computing can play in helping organisations to adapt and respond quickly and efficiently to unprecedented situations. This new report sets out why we need to work together to realise the full potential of Edge Computing – computing that's done at or near the source of the data.
AXA XL, 18th March 2021
Friday Reading Edition 118 (12th August 2022)
Since 2012, 'water crises' have consistently ranked in the World Economic Forum's Global Risk. Despite that, far too many companies are unaware of their exposure to water risks.