The 'Risk Management 2018' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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The impact of the cloud on risk management

The impact of the cloud on risk management

By George Kaye, Derivitec – Much has been written about the cloud and its impact on the financial industry, yet still the ‘cloud’ remains as nebulous a concept (pardon the pun) as Big Data or Artificial Intelligence. Nonetheless, the cloud is indeed one of the most important, if not the most important, technological innovations of this century. Naturally, as someone who has formed an entire business leveraging the near limitless potential of the cloud for effective risk management, I might be expected to hold such a view, but in this short article I will attempt to justify it. I hope, by the time I’ve finished, you’ll be as awe-struck with the power of the cloud as I am.