Active Risk US customer conference attracts record number of attendees Monday 24 October 2011 PDF Print Feedback from attendees is that this year's Active Risk Customer Conference was a great success. Customers, analysts and partners found the event informative, engaging and a great environment to share experiences With over 100% increase in attendee numbers, the two day event, which featured product announcements, customer case studies and workshops, was the best yet Active Risk (formerly Strategic Thought Group), author of award winning Enterprise Risk Management software Active Risk Manager (ARM), welcomed customers from major organizations including Raytheon, US Air Force, Lockheed Martin, NASA and Northrop Grumman, to its recent user conference in Dulles, VA, October 18-19. The conference theme, “From Good to Great”, was explored via keynotes from Active Risk Executive Chairman, Lynton Barker and Loren Padelford, SVP and Chairman, Active Risk Americas. Loren Padelford commented, "Feedback from attendees is that this year's Active Risk Customer Conference was a great success. Customers, analysts and partners found the event informative, engaging and a great environment to share experiences and ERM best practice. Our customers include organizations leading the way in the practical application of risk and opportunity management to drive business performance improvements. It was a pleasure to be able to give them a forum to interact and to hear their success stories." The event also featured presentations on the latest enhancements in Active Risk Manager and ERM customer case studies from Oshkosh Corporation and Leighton Contractors. The results from Active Risk’s research into “What Makes a Great Risk Manager?”, which to date has had over 450 respondents worldwide, were also presented and debated by a panel of customers from Leighton Contractors, Raytheon, Booz Allen Hamilton, Oshkosh Corporation and Lockheed Martin. -ends- About Active Risk Active Risk (formerly Strategic Thought Group)* (AIM:STR) addresses enterprise-wide risk management (ERM) and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) requirements with advanced software and services that can be implemented across organizations in all industry sectors. Active Risk Manager (ARM) is recognized as having the most extensive range of ERM software capabilities available today. ARM enables the identification, communication, analysis and mitigation of risks and opportunities available in both quantitative and qualitative formats. It covers project and portfolio risk, supply chain risk management, business continuity, controls management, reputational risk, health and safety, incident management, governance, compliance risks and more. Active Risk has main offices in the UK and USA and services customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners. For further information and a detailed view of Active Risk's products and services visit www.activerisk.com or call +44 (0)1628 582500 (EMEA/Asia Pacific) or +1 703 673 9580 (Americas). Press contact: Mary Phillips/Andreina West, PR Artistry Limited T: +44 (0)1491 639500 E: firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of PR Artistry in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Business & Finance, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.