9 09, 2019

LOPA Risk Assessment “By the Numbers”

2019-10-24T15:52:06+02:00Blog, BowtieXP, Quantification|

Guest blog by David Hatch from Process Safety Integrity As BowtieXP users become more proficient in model development (often guided by the CCPS/EI concept book which includes significant contributions from CGE) they wish to exploit enhanced functionality to provide more accurate risk assessments to inform their decision making. Adding value to qualitative risk assessment (matrices) [...]

4 06, 2019

ISO 31000 blog series – Risk evaluation with BowTieXP

2019-06-04T10:29:06+02:00Blog, BowtieXP, Software, Software functionality blog|

Two ways to evaluate your risk How do you evaluate risk? In this blog, we describe two functionalities that will help you to evaluate your risks and to see the strengths and weaknesses of your processes. The previous blog describes different approaches to evaluate risk, namely the qualitative way and quantitative way. In this part [...]

24 04, 2019

Bowtie activity increasing in Brazil

2019-04-26T15:21:26+02:00BowtieXP, News|

In the past few years, CGE and its partners have organized workshops in Brazil to demonstrate how the bowtie methodology can help organizations improve their risk management. Currently, more and more people in this region are interested in applying the bowtie method, to manage their organizational risks. To further support current bowtie activity in Brazil, [...]

16 04, 2019

ISO 31000 Blog Series – Risk identification in BowTieServer

2019-04-16T13:59:47+02:00Blog, BowTieServer, Software functionality blog|

In our last blog, we discussed how the risk identification phase looks like according to ISO 31000. One thing we noted is “The bowtie is not a specialized hazard identification method” which is true, but we do offer a risk or hazard identification tool in our BowTieServer tool. How to identify risk in BowTieServer The [...]

25 02, 2019

Le site www.bowtiexp.com/fr est live!

2019-02-25T11:38:12+01:00BowtieXP, News|

To serve risk experts all over the world, www.bowtiexp.com was already available in English, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese and Italian, and recently, the French language was added to this repertoire. Making risk understandable by using one common language One of the reasons why BowTieXP was developed is the importance of a common language to communicate risk [...]

24 10, 2018

The future of bowties: predictive risk management?

2018-10-25T11:22:07+02:00Blog, 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+02:00Blog, 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+02:00Blog, 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 [...]