Episode 150:  The Top Rising Risks You Need to Prepare For with Chris Hurst of OnSolve

In this episode, we are unpacking data from the 2023 OnSolve Global Risk Impact Report, which details the most prominent risks and what to do with the data we’re seeing about these risks. To discuss these findings, we’re joined by Chris Hurst, vice president of value engineering at OnSolve.


This episode is brought to you by OnSolve, the leading platform for crisis event management. Download the 2023 OnSolve Global Risk Impact Report at https://OnSolve.com/GRI.  

Some of the key takeaways include: 

  • Over the last year, there have been an average of 10 incidents every minute in the U.S. There have been significant increases in incidents relating to extreme weather, infrastructure failures, and transportation incidents.
  • Many infrastructure and transportation incidents are related to organizations being stretched extremely thin. There are more risks than ever before, so organizations need more resources to keep up.
  • Data can help you make stronger, more strategic decisions when it comes to preparing for risks. Arming yourself with information can help you make the argument for more resources in your organization.

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Vanessa Mathews, host

Vanessa Mathews is the founder and chief resilience officer of Asfalis Advisors, where they are focused on protecting the legacy of the leaders they serve through business resilience. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Mathews developed global crisis management and business continuity programs for government and private sector organizations to include Lowe’s Companies, Gulfstream Aerospace, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Jon Seals, producer

Jon Seals is the editor in chief at Disaster Recovery Journal, the leading magazine/event in business continuity. Seals is an award-winning journalist with a background in publication design, business media, content management, sports journalism, social media, and podcasting.

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