Has the Grenfell tragedy made construction safer?

The Grenfell Tower tragedy claimed the lives of 72 people, underscoring the limitations of building regulations and a lax attitude towards fire safety. So what’s changed since?

Preparing for the next pandemic

It is a matter of when, and not if, a pandemic will strike, so how prepared are we to combat a deadly virus infecting millions around the globe?

Risk analytics and imagining the end of ‘black swan’ events

Workers in protective clothing after the Fukushima disaster

Big data and innovative thinking are helping reduce the risk of extreme incidents

10 organisations that turned possible disaster into opportunity

Who says a crisis has to be a catastrophe? Sometimes it can be a springboard to reach new heights. Here are ten examples of how organisations faced major challenges and thrived

Umbrellas, Speedos, cloud, traffic and flu

Analysis of mobile data is being put to work not only in sales and marketing, but also in areas such as transport planning and disaster relief, writes Hugo Cox