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Brochure >> Risk Management

The Future of Risk Management

Xactium is one of the most flexible and adaptable enterprise risk systems today and is recognised as representing the future for risk management applications.  

This brochure provides a detailed overview of the key features of our enterprise risk management product.

Brochure >> Audit Management

Centralised Audit Management

Xactium Audit provides internal auditors with a central platform on which to manage tasks across every stage of a typical audit process; creation of an audit universe, audit planning, fieldwork, review & findings and reporting.

This brochure provides a detailed overview of the key features and benefits of the audit application.

Brochure >> Compliance Management

Effective Compliance Management

Xactium Compliance is designed to transform internal compliance processes and streamline all compliance related activity, making it easy for organisations to assess the impact of new regulations as well as track and report on findings, breaches and issues.

This brochure provides a detailed overview of the key features and benefits of the compliance application.

Brochure >> Enterprise Risk Management

Xactium Risk QuickStart 

The Xactium QuickStart package has been designed to get you up and running quickly and easily on the Xactium Risk platform.

This brochure clearly outlines the deliverables and non-deliverables associated with the QuickStart package.

Xactium Audit Quickstart
Brochure >> Audit Management

Xactium Audit Quickstart

After over 10 years’ experience, we know there are much quicker, more efficient ways to approach GRC system implementation.

The Xactium QuickStart package has been tailored to help get you up and running on the Xactium Audit platform quickly and easily.

Xactium Compliance Quickstart
Brochure >> Compliance Management

Xactium Compliance Quickstart

Learn more about the Quickstart package available for our Xactium Compliance product. Designed to help guide you through the process of setting up this new system, from planning to configuration, as well as training and support. 

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Brochure >> Risk Management

Xactium Services 

Xactium’s full lifecycle of services enables a customer to plan, design, configure, maintain and effectively embed an enterprise GRC system.


We are focused on delivering an Intuitive, Intelligent, Informative and Insightful system that will help you achieve your objectives and raise the profile of risk, compliance and audit within your organisation.

Brochure >> Project Risk Management

Project Risk Management with Xactium

This brochure provides a detailed overview of the key features of the Xactium project risk management system, which is specifically designed to provide a way of assessing and managing the key risks that impact projects at every level of an organisation.

Brochure >> Risk Management, Financial Services

Risk Management for Financial Services

The world of risk management is moving from the historical 'must have' static risk register to a more dynamic, proactive discipline where understanding and managing risk is seen as an enabler to successful business growth.

This brochure outlines in detail how Xactium is helping Financial Services organisations to respond to this change.

Brochure >> Xactium Support Services

Xactium Enhanced Support

This brochure outlines the services included in each of our support packages.  Standard support comes as part of your annual subscription and enhanced support exists to help customers who would like to benefit from pre-paid access to a range of additional services.

Brochure >> Risk Reporting

Xactium with Conga for Enhanced Report Presentation

The Conga technology enables Xactium customers to create sophisticated MS Office documents including presentations, spreadsheets and reports by merging data direct from Xactium into pre-formatted templates.


Flyer >> Enterprise Risk Management

Xactium Risk - V8.0 Release Features and Benefits - January 2018

The 8.0 release of the Xactium Risk system continues to drive to help our customers improve the efficiency of their risk processes as well as improve 2nd line risk oversight and control.

This flyer provides a summary of the latest system features and the key benefits for risk managers.

White Paper >> Senior Managers & Certification Regime, Regulatory Compliance

Preparing for the Senior Managers & Certification Regime

The UK Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) is set to be a significant undertaking in terms of time and resource for many organisations working in the Financial Services sector. SM&CR is focused on ensuring that senior managers within financial services firms are accountable for the governance and good conduct of their organisations.

In this paper, we discuss who SM&CR applies to, how it will work, and how Xactium can assist with the management of the regulation.

White paper >> Risk Probability, Monte Carlo Simulation

Monte Carlo Simulation for Advanced Risk Insight

This white paper discusses how the use of Xactium and Monte Carlo simulation, as part of your risk management process, can provide a number of benefits and competitive advantages to your business.

Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Risk
White paper >> Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Risk

At Xactium we are developing innovative new ways of integrating AI into our leading risk, compliance and audit solutions. In this whitepaper we discuss examples of where AI can assist Risk Managers in making the process more efficient and predictable, and therefore enabling the business as a whole to make better and faster decisions.

Best Practices in Risk and Control Assessment
White Paper >> Risk Assessment

Best Practice in Risk and Control Assessment

Risk and control assessment is the process of identifying and assessing risks and evaluating the effectiveness of controls put in place to manage those risks. It is a key component of a robust and effective risk management process.

In this white paper we present and discuss some of the most widely used approaches to risk and control assessment and propose some best practices we have seen to be most effective.

White Paper >> Behavioural Risk, Business Culture

People, Their Behaviour, Business Culture and Risk

In this whitepaper, we explore Cathy Hampson's valuable insights into people's behaviour, as it relates to Operational Risk in Financial Services organisations.

Key topics include:

  • Behavioural Risk & Business Culture
  • Cognitive Dissonance 
  • Motivation & Rewards
  • Segregation & Four Eyes Principles


Top 8 Advantages of a Modern  Enterprise Risk Management System
White Paper >> Risk Management

Top 8 Advantages of a Modern Enterprise Risk Management System

The need to meet the ever changing demands imposed by regulators has lead to the adoption of far more dynamic, flexible and collaborative ERM technology within Financial services organisations. This in turn is transforming the way that risk management and managers are perceived within their organisation. 

In this whitepaper, we look at how the needs for flexibility, distributed risk ownership, cross-company participation and insightful reporting can be met with modern enterprise Risk Management systems.

White paper >> Risk Appetite

Four Practical Ways to Capture and Monitor Risk Appetite

On the face of it, risk appetite is a straightforward concept. However, in practice defining what this actually means to your organisation can be quite a challenge. This whitepaper discusses four different ways we have seen risk appetite implemented across organisations and considers their potential benefits and challenges.

White Paper >> Key Control Indicators (KCIs)

Understanding Key Control Indicators and How They Can Reduce Risk 

The use of KCIs in addition to KRIs is becoming more widely used by organisations looking to better monitor potential changes in risk conditions.  This white paper considers the key benefits of using KCIs in the context of operational risk.

White Paper >> Risk Management, Spreadsheets

It's About Time: How To Justify The Move From Spreadsheets To A Purpose Built Risk System

A spreadsheet is a very versatile tool, but when it comes to manipulating, validating and consolidating different data sets it is error prone and absorbs substantial amounts of time. This white paper considers how a purpose built risk system like Xactium can significantly reduce time and cost, compared to use of spreadsheets.

White paper >> Risk Management, GDPR

Preparing for GDPR: Adopting a Risk Based Approach to Manage the Transition

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in December 2016, is set to come into force in Spring 2018.

In this paper we illustrate how a risk based approach to GDPR can help and guide the organisation to achieving successful compliance in the short and long term.

White paper >> Data Analytics, Predictive Analytics

Achieving Deep Risk Insight through Modern Analytics

To gain the interest of risk owners across the business, risk managers must supply information that is relevant to the business objectives of those individuals.

In this white paper, we discuss the ways in which Xactium can help risk managers with this task - using a modern analytics platform.

By using analytics to measure, quantify and predict risk, risk owners can rely less on intuition and more on relevant insights derived from analysis of their central risk data.

White paper >> Project Risk Management, Risk Templates

The Value of Risk Template Libraries in Project Risk Management

Gaining meaningful insight from managing project risk across multiple projects can be a challenge.

The key issue is avoiding a siloed approach to risk management information, in which risks are created and managed in isolation on a project by project basis.

In this paper, we discuss one approach to addressing this challenge, utilising the concept of a risk template library.

White paper >> Project Risk Management

Benefits of an Enterprise Wide Project Risk Management System

Delivering a successful large project (from an initial proposal, through to inception, delivery and completion) can be a challenging exercise.

The underlying foundations of a cloud based platform fit particularly well with the needs of a project risk environment, including its user accessible web-interface, ability to link data across multiple locations, flexibility, scalability and security.

White Paper >> Risk Management Framework

Why Establish a Risk Framework?

What does a Risk Framework aim to achieve and why have one in today’s world?

This white paper considers the link between risk management and regulatory environments and discusses the key business benefits of establishing a risk management framework.

Risk Management Key Risk Indicators
White Paper >> Risk Management, Key Risk Indicators

Top Tips for Implementing Successful KRIs 

This white paper provides an overview of how KRIs can be used and add value to your risk management process followed by some useful tips for their successful implementation.

White Paper >> Cloud-Based Risk Management

10 Compelling Reasons For Cloud-Based Risk Management

Cloud-based platforms are revolutionising the way that software is delivered to organisations via the web and risk management software is no exception.

This white paper covers topics including what makes the cloud an ideal environment for your risk data.



White Paper >> Risk Management, Change Management, Organisational Friction

Creating a Frictionless Organisation through Enterprise Risk Management

This white paper explores the boundaries of risk management as a term and whether the discipline can be used to help assist in other areas of the business.

We look at how the development and adoption of new risk management technology and process can potentially be put into practise in other areas of the business, supporting decision making outside of the traditional risk arena.

White Paper >> Risk Management Framework

Embedding an Effective Risk Management Framework

“Keep it simple, lean and flexible” was the overriding message coming from risk professionals at a recent breakfast briefing. The white paper considers the key points, suggestions and takeaways from the contributors to the event.

White Paper >> Incident Management

The Risk Bots are Coming!

While 2016 is the year of virtual reality, it is also becoming the year of intelligent bots. A number of recent announcements from Microsoft, Facebook and Google clearly indicate their belief that bots are the next big thing for their user communities.

Download the white paper to find out more.

White Paper >> Cloud-Based Risk Management

The Business Value of a Cloud Computing Platform for Governance, Risk and Compliance

This white paper discusses the business benefits of adopting a cloud based platform like Force.com, which in conjunction with a suite of GRC applications from Xactium, can deliver a powerful, scalable and sustainable enterprise GRC solution.

Xactium Risk Management Whitepaper
White Paper >> Incident Management

9 Top Tips For Managing Your Risk Incidents

Capturing and managing your risk events and incidents is a critical part of any comprehensive enterprise risk management process.

In this white paper, we provide 9 top tips for ensuring your risk incident processes are effective and efficient.

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White Paper >> Cyber Security

6 Key Risk Management Metrics For Controlling Cyber Security

One way in which risk managers can take a proactive approach to predicting and mitigating cyber risk, is to focus on the metrics that will help to identify their organisation’s level of exposure.

This white paper provides some suggestions for the types of metrics that you may want to consider measuring as part of your cyber risk programme.

Risk Aggregation
White Paper >> Risk Aggregation

6 Meaningful Approaches to Risk Aggregation

Managing risk across large organisations can be a challenge, in particular the process of identifying the impact of multiple risks which requires the ability to aggregate risks both vertically and horizontally.

This white paper examines 6 different approaches to risk aggregation, that many of our customers have found to be useful.

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Case Study >> FCA

FCA Implements Xactium as the Risk Management System for Large Firm Supervision

When the FCA took on supervision of Consumer Credit firms, the organisation needed an effective way of monitoring the risk inherent within the 50,000 additional firms they were responsible for.

To address the challenges associated with the legacy risk systems they had inherited, the FCA chose the Xactium Risk Management suite of software as the solution to assist in risk management across its large firm population.

Case Study >> Risk Management

Klarna Moves Risk Management From Spreadsheets To A Flexible ERM Software Platform

Klarna recognised the need for a more sophisticated, long-term manageable risk management system to align with the growing needs and requirements of the business. 

Of particular interest to Klarna was a requirement to automatically generate risk assessments from control assessments using in-house rules.

Xactium Direct Line Group
Case Study >> Risk Management

Insights from Direct Line Group on Selecting and Implementing Xactium

At a recent Xactium Annual Conference, we asked David Smith, Head of Operational Risk and Ellie King, Oversight Assurance and Challenge Manager for Operational Risk, how they selected and implemented Xactium across the business.

The Warranty Group Implements Xactium to Manage Company Wide Risk Management
Case Study >> Risk Management

The Warranty Group Implements Xactium to Manage Company Wide Risk Management

This case study outlines the key challenges experienced by TWG through use of spreadsheets, the reasons Xactium was selected as the preferred risk system and the benefits recognised by TWG following its implementation.

Case Study >> Risk Management

JLT Moves Risk Management to the Cloud with Xactium

Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) selected the Xactium Risk system to transform the way risk was being managed globally.

Case Study >> Risk Management

HomeServe Improves Data Quality, Risk Reporting & Risk Visibility with Xactium

HomeServe Membership Limited is successfully using Xactium to manage internal risks and risk events across the business.

Read the case study to find out how Xactium helped the risk management function at HomeServe to overcome key challenges.


Case Study >> Risk Management

Maitland Moves Risk Management to the Cloud with Xactium

Driven by the requirements to improve the ease of reporting and the need for workflows to manage risk data, Maitland decided they needed to invest in a new risk management system. During this time, Maitland were also experiencing a substantial period of growth, increasing the need for an automated system to alleviate the required administrative effort.

Case Study >> Risk Management

Morses Club Streamlines Risk Framework with Xactium

Morses Club is currently the second largest UK Home Collected Credit lender with over 200,000 customers.  As part of its corporate development, Morses Club decided to streamline its risk management approach, choosing Xactium to work with.  Morses Club has identified a number of key benefits since the implementation of Xactium including boosted productivity and improved channels of communication. 

Flyer >> Risk Probability, Monte Carlo Simulation

Key Benefits of using the Xactium Monte Carlo Simulation Tool

At the click of a button, risk managers can now gain insight into the likelihood of risks occurring and the potential financial impact to the organisation should those risks materialise.

This flyer provides a high level overview of the key features and benefits of Xactium's Monte Carlo tool.

Flyer >> Risk Management

Key Features and Benefits of the Xactium Risk Overview Page

Risk Overview is a powerful new feature of the Xactium Risk management system that enables a user to easily manage all their risks and associated actions from a single summary page.

This flyer provides a high level overview of the most beneficial features of this page.

Webinar >> Risk Management

Xactium Risk 8.0 - Release Features

During this 50 minute webinar Laura Newby walks through the new features introduced in version 8.0 of the Xactium Risk system, released in January 2018.

Webinar >> Compliance Management

Introducing Xactium Compliance - May 2018

During this 30 minute webinar, Xactium CEO Andy Evans walks through the main process areas supported in the first release of the Xactium Compliance application, which fully integrates with the Xactium Risk system.

Webinar >> Risk Radar, Emerging Risk

Introducing Risk Radar - July 2018

During this 45 minute webinar, Xactium and RiskSpotlight introduce a valuable new feature of the Xactium Risk system.  Xactium Risk Radar will enable risk managers to closely monitor emerging topics with instant access to the RiskSpotlight news feed.

White Paper >> Risk Management

Risk Reporting for the Three Lines of Defence

This whitepaper covers the reporting requirements of the Three Lines of Defence model. Getting these right is crucial to delivering a successful risk management solution as part of the ISO31000 risk management standard. 

Demonstrate FCA Compliance with an ERM Software Solution
White Paper >> Risk Management

How to Demonstrate FCA Compliance with an Enterprise Risk Management Software Solution

Regulators, such as the FCA are focusing their attention on qualitative areas such as an organization’s effort to foster a culture that will promote ethical behaviour and appropriate risk taking. This white paper oulines the regulatory requirements and how they can be me by using Risk Management Software.