Implementation

Technical

General


Implementation

How long does it take to set up RiskTalk?

A standard instance of RiskTalk can be deployed within 10 working days. There are a few things we’ll need from you, such as the list of your organisation’s priorities, categorisation values, logo/branding etc. We will work with you to get everything set up, use the contact form to get started.

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What personnel resources does RiskTalk require?

RiskTalk does not require any additional personnel resources, it is designed such to allow your existing staff to facilitate the process of receiving and assigning issues to relevant people to resolve.

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What do you need from my organisation?

To tailor your reporting application, we shall need the relevant priorities of your organization, applicable in the “island of application” where you choose to get started. We will work with you to tailor the control environment to fit your reporting and categorization needs. Please use the contact form to get started.

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How much does RiskTalk cost?

Please Contact Us for pricing information.

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Does RiskTalk integrate with our existing ERM?

RiskTalk data can easily be imported into other software platforms via an API. We can also assist with integration with other systems, such as health and safety. Please contact us with your requirements.

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Technical

Where is RiskTalk data hosted?

RiskTalk is hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Western Europe. Each customer’s data is kept separate. All customer data is stored within Europe to comply with requirements of data protection of European organisations. Amazon Web Services have one of the highest security standards globally and set the benchmark for enterprise grade cloud providers. AWS is assessed by an independent third-party auditor to validate alignment with the ISO 27001 standard.

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Where are my files hosted?

RiskTalk allows users to upload files to the platform. These documents are hosted on Amazon Web Services (see above).

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Is my data encrypted?

RiskTalk encrypts all data in transit. For more information about our encryption policies please contact us.

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Who has access to the data?

No one can access your data without your explicit permission.

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How often is my data backed up?

RiskTalk takes daily backups of data. For more information regarding backups, including ‘off site’ backups, please speak to us.

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Who owns the data posted into RiskTalk?

All data is owned by your organization. RiskTalk is a data processor and has no rights to any content, or responsibilities for the data posted within a RiskTalk initiative.

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Do you comply with the data protection act in my country?

As the Data Controller, it is your responsibility to comply with the data protection legislation that affects you. RiskTalk supports this as it complies as a data processor with European Data Protection legislation.

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Can I export all my data?

All data is owned by your organization. RiskTalk provides a facility to export data in CSV or Excel formats.

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Does RiskTalk sell our data?

No.

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Are there more detailed technical and security details?

Yes, if you would like to view our RiskTalk data security policy then you can request to view this under NDA.

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General

What is RiskTalk?

RiskTalk is a tool that empowers employees to speak up about issues that affect core values. It gives a voice to the silent majority and a unique view of day to day realities for management and the board.

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How did RiskTalk start?

RiskTalk is based on research carried out by Prof. Anette Mikes into the causes of man-made disasters and risk incubation at HEC Lausanne (the business school of the University of Lausanne).

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Why the name RiskTalk?

Coined by Professor Mikes in a 2016 paper, “risktalk” signifies the presence of genuine risk communication that is so inconspicuous that people do not even realise they are engaged in risk management.

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