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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eviid, 18th May 2021
A case study of making use of video and photo technology within your enterprise workflow, without any deviation by individuals in the field from the strict processes required to be entirely compliant.
Ventiv, 5th May 2021
Risk managers deal with varying degrees of risk on a daily basis, but few could have predicted the scale and severity of the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst many have adjusted to a new style of ‘business as usual’, the impact of the virus on their own resources, business results, supply chain, and local economy has been massive.
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.
Boston Consulting Group, 27th April 2021
Many companies that pursue a digital transformation get stuck. Digital initiatives that have broad potential never emerge from individual business units or functional areas – because the companies haven’t developed the necessary capabilities to scale digital throughout the enterprise and make digital the normal way of doing business.
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.
Howden, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 76 (24th September 2021)
Covid-19 has accelerated the rise of the intangible economy marking one of the most important economic shifts in modern times. Howden calls on insurers to help fill protection gaps as intangible risks become increasingly ‘invisible’ across multiple lines of business and territories.
Herbert Smith Freehills, 13th April 2021
Friday Reading Edition 56 (30th April 2021)
This report covers a range of different topics – from big issues such as the overarching UK reform agenda through to some of the day-to-day issues that the Fintech industry is currently grappling with – and highlights some current key trends for Fintech.
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.