24 10, 2018

The future of bowties: predictive risk management?

2018-10-25T11:22:07+00:00Blog, BowtieXP|

Over the last thirty years, bowties have been widely adopted in almost all high hazard industries. In essence, the method is still the same as when Shell first facilitated extensive research and developed an initial set of rules and guidelines in the early nineties. However, the applications of the bowtie method and barrier management in [...]

18 10, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 4

2018-10-18T13:19:53+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

19 09, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 3

2018-09-21T08:14:13+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

11 07, 2018

Importing data into BowTieXP – Boring job made easy – Part 2

2018-07-12T11:55:42+00:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software functionality blog|

Gathering risk scenarios & incident information, and updating them can be an intense job, especially if the available data is scattered over multiple files and multiple formats. Often clients have the need to merge parts of data from different sources and tend to ask for help to do this in a decent manner. Luckily the [...]

25 05, 2018

Threat or failed barrier? How to decide?

2018-05-25T12:12:33+00:00Blog, BowtieXP|

A common mistake for beginning bowtie users is to describe threats as failed barriers. For example: “Failure of X”, ‘Lack of Y” or “Absence of Z” etc. Our quick and dirty advice is usually to just rephrase the threat in a positive manner so that it fits the description of a barrier. “Failure of ABS” becomes [...]