Three Active Risk Manager users bag top honours

Maidenhead, UK. 18 November 2014 – Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, congratulates three of its high profile customers, Crossrail, Network Rail and Skanska. All three organisations won awards at the annual CIR Risk Management Awards, announced at a gala dinner attended by over 250 industry luminaries, on 13 November, at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, London. Now in its fifth year the awards ceremony provides a night of networking with hundreds of the biggest names in the industry.

Sword Active Risk customers Network Rail won the award for Risk Management Programme of the Year; Network Rail and Skanska won Risk Management Innovation of the Year; and Crossrail won Risk Management Team of the Year.

Keith Ricketts, Marketing Director at Sword Active Risk commented; “We are delighted to see that a number of our clients have been so successful at this year’s CIR Risk Management Awards. This further underlines the benefits of using an Enterprise Risk Management tool to empower and promote a risk management culture throughout the organisation, particularly for those engaged in complex infrastructure projects.”

Sword Active Risk customers have an impressive track record at the CIR Risk Management Awards, with winners every year. In 2010 Active Risk Manager (ARM) won Risk Application of the Year after being nominated by Rio Tinto. In 2011 ARM users Amlin, EADS and Eurocopter were successful, in 2012 Skanska won several awards including Outstanding Contribution to the Risk Industry award. Last year Network Rail Infrastructure Projects – Edinburgh Waverley, Crossrail and Skanska all won awards with GE Subsea Systems being highly commended.


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 About Sword Active Risk
Sword Active Risk makes risk management simple, valuable and personal. Sword Active Risk provides the world’s first risk management software that drives business performance by enhancing visibility, accountability and confidence at project, program and enterprise levels. Active Risk Manager (ARM) is the first solution available which integrates Risk Management, Cost Management and Schedule Management to show the real impact of risk, to enable better-informed decisions, and the ability to leverage risk to create competitive advantage.

Sword Active Risk is the project risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading Energy, Infrastructure and Defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, Crossrail, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, Rio Tinto and Skanska to manage project risk worldwide.

Sword Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

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