More Than 1,000 Risk Professionals Benefiting From Opis "The RIMS Information Network"

November 13, 2015

NEW YORK (November 13, 2015) –  In less than two months, more than 1,000 RIMS members have registered, created profiles, shared ideas and accessed content on Opis “The RIMS Information Network.” Launched on September 24, 2015, this new tool streamlines the process of researching risk management issues and building professional relationships. 

“The biggest factor that contributes to risk professionals’ ability to effectively manage risk is knowledge,” said RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. “Opis enhances the way our members interact while making customized content recommendations based on their specific projects and professional needs. It’s encouraging to see how quickly our members have embraced and benefited from this new networking technology.”

1.    The Enterprise Risk Management Cafe
2.    Risk Management Information Systems
3.    What is the role of RIMS in Cyber Security?
4.    The Chapter Officers Engagement
Based on members’ skills, experience levels and professional interest areas noted in their Opis profiles, the virtual engagement platform recommends reports, surveys, benchmark studies and articles. Opis also allows users to create online “engagements” or discussion groups to discuss specific risk management topics, trends, challenges and opportunities.

The Opis platform includes content from RIMS Risk Knowledge library, Risk Management Magazine, the Risk Management Monitor blog, the International Center for Risk Management, the Strategic & Enterprise Risk Center and other industry resources. Opis is mobile-friendly. 

Opis “The RIMS Information Network” is available to RIMS members online at

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

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