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We have a new home!

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Due to our continued growth, this week saw Xactium move to a new home.

FCA CIO talks about SaaS and Salesforce

In a recent interview with (full article here), Gareth Lewis, CIO at the FCA talks about the want to analyse all the data he can in order to ensure regulated businesses are not unfairly treating UK consumers.

Xactium Solutions available through G-Cloud Digital Marketplace

Crown Commercial Service Supplier

Xactium Ltd. is pleased to announce that our cloud-based solutions; Risk Manager, Claims Manager and Metric Manager have been awarded a place on the UK Government’s Digital Marketplace as part of the G-Cloud framework. The Digital marketplace helps public sector organisations find and compare cloud-based solutions.

Salesforce Platform upgrade - Spring 15 highlights

Spring 15

Salesforce have recently gone live with their Spring 2015 release. This release is free to all Xactium users and is an automatic update. The release provides an number of great enhancements that are of particular value to our Risk Manager and Claims Manager solutions, the key highlights of the release include:
  1. Faster searching via a google style search bar enables you to locate key information, such as matching risks or key individuals. 
  2. A powerful new workflow tool called Processes. This enables you to visually create workflows using a very intuitive wizard. Whilst workflows have been around for a while, this update vastly improves the ease of use with simple point and click functionality. For instance, you can; easily update fields on other objects based on the change of a field as well as triggering approvals based on the change of the status of a record. All this make deployment of complex risk and claims workflows much faster and easier to maintain.
  3. Salesforce have have now made generally available their Wave analytics product ( This is a powerful cross device platform that provides an interactive and compelling interface for analysing data - using gestures and touch you can easily create some very insightful understanding of your key risk and claims data. This is something we'll be exploring in a later blog.
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Xactium Risk Manager - New Customer Announcement - Klarna

Xactium enters new Financial Services vertical with newest client

Sheffield 30/10/14. Xactium Ltd, the enterprise risk management cloud solutions company, today announces that Klarna, the leading European online payment solution provider, has adopted Xactium Risk Manager, the cloud-based risk management solution to future proof it’s risk Management operations.  This new client expands the use of Xactium Risk Manager into a new vertical within the Financial Services sector.

Xactium Claims Manager - New Customer Announcement - Beale & Company

Beale & Company choose Xactium Claims Mnager

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP chooses Xactium Claims Manager to manage diverse claims portfolio

Sheffield 27.10.14 Xactium Limited, the GRC cloud solutions company, today announces that Legal 500 UK firm, Beale & Company Solicitors LLP has selected Xactium Claims Manager solution to manage claims for its clients across the UK.

Xactium 2014 Risk Manager User Group

Xactium User Group 2014

On 23rd October 2014 Xactium hosted its 2nd annual Risk Manager User Group. Held in London at Salesforce Tower the event was a great success. Xactium’s UK client base was well represented and in good voice with lots of valuable contributions and conversations between different users.

A cross section of regulated industries was represented, including Financial Services, Energy and Infrastructure. This once again resulted in great conversation with valuable input, feedback and knowledge sharing throughout all of the sessions and beyond into the evening over a bite to eat and a drink or two.

Xactium Risk Manager: New Customer Announcement - Petrofac

Petrofac adopts Xactium Risk Manager for project and organisational risk management

Sheffield 23.09.14. Xactium Limited, the GRC cloud solutions company, today announces that international oil and gas services provider Petrofac Limited  has chosen to adopt the use of Xactium’s Risk Management solution to manage both project and enterprise risk.

Measuring the value of risk management

In our most recent blog we discussed how some organisations are reluctant to invest in Risk Management despite the fact that managing risks using inexpensive and inflexible spreadsheets often prevents effective risk management. When risk is seen as a cost centre, the positive opportunity value in investing in risk management is overlooked.

Risk awareness is not the same as understanding risk

An article in the Business Reporter, distributed with the Sunday Telegraph on August 3rd, highlighted an extremely valuable point:

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