Joe Mayo Selected to Present at RIMS 2015

Joe Mayo was selected by the Risk Management Society (RIMS) to deliver a presentation at their ...

Coming soon - Chaos to Clarity

Chaos to Clarity; The Tao of Risk Management will be hitting the streets in the Fall of 2014. Chaos to Clarity is a practical guide to risk management that brings clarity to the


Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control

Joseph Mayo is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Lessons Unlearned: The Legal and Policy Legacy of the BP Deepwater Horizon Spill

There is a great article in the Washington and Lee Journal of Energy, Climate, and the Environment about lessons unlearned from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  Checkout the article by Mark Davis about the


Risk Assessment and Management

This is an excellent article discussing problems and challenges from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  In addition to specific risk management lapses the paper also discusses organizational culture and how it affects risk management. 


Joseph Mayo Selected by ACT - IAC Academy to Provide Risk Management Training

Joseph Mayo was selected by the American Council for Technology (ACT) - Industry Advisory Council (IAC) to provide

8th Annual QAAM Conference

The theme for this year’s conference is “Managing Projects Effectively in a Cost Constrained Economy”. A key focuses for the


Soft Cover and e-Book Coming Soon!

Soft covers and e-books will be available soon on this website and Amazon.com.  Stay tuned for launch updates!

RIMS 2015 Press Release

Checkout the latest press release for RIMS 2015 in New Orleans, April 26 - 29.

RIMS 2015 Press Release

Chaos to Clarity ready for Publishing

Chaos to Clarity is finished!  I just completed the manuscript and the cover is in the final design stage.  Please visit my Kickstarter project to learn more about Chaos to Clarity.

RIMS 2015 Conference Sessions Are Posted

The conference sessions are posted for the RIMS 2015 Annual Conference and Exhibition!  Here is the link to the conference calendar RIMS 2015 Event Calendar.  Please join me on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 for my


Chaos to Clarity - Book Review


My review of "Chaos to Clarity"


I enjoyed reading Mr. Mayo's discussion of risk both how to


Chaos to Clarity - Book Review

My review of "Chaos to Clarity"

I enjoyed reading Mr. Mayo's discussion of risk both how to recognize and identify it as well as the process of managing it through the project life cycle. His treatment of the risk management process is both comprehensive and easy to


Chaos to Clarity - Book Review

 My review of "Chaos to Clarity"


#1 New Release in Amazon's Risk Management

Chaos to Clarity: The Tao of Risk Management debuts as the #1 New Release in Amazon's Financial Risk Management books!

Jack Jones Writes Forward for Cultural Calamity

A BIG THANKS to Jack Jones for writing the forward for my new book Cultural Calamity: Culture Driven Risk Management Disasters and How to Avoid Them.  

One of the most important factors in successful risk management is organizational culture.  Unfortunately, few organizations


6th Annual QAAM Conference

The 6th Annual QAI & QAAM Regional Conference is an annual conference focused on quality assurance, project management, and risk management.  The conference is jointly hosted by the 

Role of Quality in Risk Management

A conference presentation about the role of quality in the risk management process for the 8th Annual Quality Assurance Association of Maryland (QAAM) Conference.

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Risk Philosophy

My personal risk philosophy is, keep it simple, be sensitive to your surroundings so you can quickly adapt to the changing environment, stay focused on the most important objectives and most importantly follow a disciplined approach and don't get distracted by all the noise in the environment.

About the JWMC Logo

After publishing my first book,Chaos to Clarity, I stumbled upon an article that described the ancient rune Jera (pronounced Year . Ra). The runic alphabet emerged sometime between the 1st century BCE and the 2nd century. The runic alphabet known as Elder Futhark consists of 24 runes one of which is Jera. I noticed an interesting relationship between the description of Jera and two important risk management principles; stay focused and practice a disciplined approach.

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