Articles by Morgan O'Rourke

Bacon Selfies Give Sharks Cancer

Bacon Selfies Give Sharks Cancer

What do bacon, selfies, sharks and cancer have in common?

 
The Value of Ludicrous Thinking

The Value of Ludicrous Thinking

Elon Musk’s lessons about innovation for its own sake—and not taking yourself too seriously while doing it—are universal for businesses.

 
Domain.Risk

Domain.Risk

For the 10 riskiest top-level domains, 96% or more of the sites may be home to malicious activity.

 
Five Fundamental Risks for Drones

Five Fundamental Risks for Drones

As the drone sector expands, so will its risks.

 
Playoffs or Bust

Playoffs or Bust

A risk management lesson from the New York Mets.

 
Terrorism Insurance Take-Up Remains Steady

Terrorism Insurance Take-Up Remains Steady

While terrorism incidents have increased, the purchasing of terrorism insurance last year remained steady.

 
No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

New technology, new annoyances.

 
Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

The Day of the Glitch highlighted the alarming amount of our infrastructure that is vulnerable.

 
Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Assessing Canadian Flood Preparedness

Researchers assessed the preparedness of 15 Canadian cities to encourage flood resilience efforts and benchmark progress.

 
The Dumber Side of Smart

The Dumber Side of Smart

Sometimes smart technology is pretty dumb.

 
Gauging Supply Chain Resilience

Gauging Supply Chain Resilience

According to the 2015 FM Global Resilience Index, Norway is the world’s most resilient nation.

 
Blindsided by Bad Ideas

Blindsided by Bad Ideas

It turns out that there is such a thing as a bad idea.

 
Cyberinsurance Ignorance

Cyberinsurance Ignorance

Only 2% of small- and medium-sized businesses have insurance policies for cyberrisk.

 
See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

The music industry’s Kill Bill mentality.

 
Expanding Workplace Wellness

Expanding Workplace Wellness

With 80% of companies offering some kind of wellness program, nontraditional initiatives are growing in popularity.