Open Risk Blog Archive

Welcome to the Open Risk Blog Archive!

The purpose of our blog is to provide updates on important news and developments around Open Risk and a running commentary on external developments related to our mission.

You can view posted articles either from the front-page or by selecting the relevant post category or tag from the right column. In this page blog entries are grouped chronologically.

2021

21 Oct – 5000 Members of Sustainable Finance Subreddit

13 Oct – Sustainability Is Not a Point It Is a Surface of Possibilities

07 Oct – Open Risk Hydra GSOC 2021 Credit Risk Project Wrap Up

30 Sep – Offline Availability of Open Risk Manual Content

31 Aug – List of Commonly Conflated Financial Terms

17 Aug – 9 Things They Do Not Tell You About Risk Management

01 Jul – Open Risk Mentoring GSOC 2021 Hydra Nextgen API Project

30 Jun – Connecting the Dots: Concentration, diversity, inequality and sparsity in economic networks

05 Jun – 9 Ways Graphs Show Up in Data Science

22 Apr – Equinox: a Platform for Sustainable Project Finance Risk Management

08 Apr – Towards the Semantic Description of Machine Learning Models

17 Mar – Visual Overview of Built in Python Data Types

14 Mar – Marking Pi Day 2021 With a Raspberry Pi Docker Image for OpenNPL

23 Feb – An introduction to Semantic Python

17 Feb – Stress Testing of the Future - A view from 2031

06 Feb – Visualization of a Planet in Lockdown

30 Jan – Non-Performing Loan Ontology

28 Jan – What do people talk about at FOSDEM 2021

11 Jan – Taxonomy of Uncertainty

2020

14 Dec – A Global Mobility Index

10 Dec – Is Global Debt Truly Astronomical?

26 Nov – Risk Function Ontology

11 Nov – Monte Carlo Simulation of the US Electoral College

01 Nov – Federated Credit Systems, Part One: Unbundling the Credit Provision Business Model

29 Sep – Logarithmic Sankey Visualization of Credit Migrations

25 Sep – openNPL 0.2 REST API implementation

31 Aug – Back to School With the Open Risk Academy

15 Jul – openNPL now Available in Dockerized Form

09 Jul – 21 Ways to Visualize a Timeseries

02 Jul – openNPL: Open Source NPL Platform - First Release

29 May – Risk Compensation: From Face Masks to Credit, Market and Systemic Risk

19 May – Comparing Google Community Mobility Reports Across Countries

07 May – Exploring Community Mobility Reports Using OpenCPM

07 May – New Open Risk Academy Course: Introduction to Geojson

15 Apr – The Game of Life With Macroeconomic Stimulus

31 Mar – New Open Risk Academy Course: Simulation of Credit Contagion

29 Mar – Connecting the Dots: Economic Networks as Property Graphs

04 Mar – Why is risk so poorly defined?

29 Jan – What do people talk about at FOSDEM 2020

24 Jan – Making Open Risk Data easier

2019

28 Nov – NACE Classification and the EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy

21 Nov – Risk Model Ontology

18 Nov – Federated Credit Risk Models

08 Nov – A new logo for the Open Risk Manual

27 Oct – An overview of EU Financial Regulation initiatives

16 Oct – Overview of the Julia-Python-R Universe

16 Sep – Data Quality and Exploratory Data Analysis using Python

07 Aug – What constitutes a good risk taxonomy?

28 May – The limits and risks of risk limits

10 Apr – Open Source Securitisation

23 Mar – Visualization of large scale economic data sets

15 Feb – Python versus R Language: A side by side comparison for quantitative risk modeling

13 Feb – ESMA Securitisation Templates are now documented at the Open Risk Manual

2018

27 Nov – Machine learning approaches to synthetic credit data

31 Oct – Stressing Transition Matrices

23 Oct – Release 0.4 of transitionMatrix adds Aalen-Johansen estimators and many usability enhancements

25 Sep – Comparing IFRS 9 and CECL provision volatility

22 Aug – Version 0.4 of the Concentration Library adds geographic / industrial concentration functionality

11 Aug – NACE Economic Activity Pictograms

22 Jun – Credit Portfolio PnL volatility under IFRS 9 and CECL

28 May – Version 0.2 of the Open Risk API incorporates the standardized EBA portfolio data templates

22 May – Credit Portfolio Management in the IFRS 9 / CECL and Stress Testing Era

13 Feb – IFRS 9 Expected Credit Loss and Risk Capital

09 Feb – A Risk Agnostic Approach to European Safe Bonds (ESBies) Tranching

2017

27 Dec – Release of version 0.3 of the Concentration Library

23 Dec – OpenCPM NPL Database

27 Nov – Data Scientists Have No Future

27 Nov – Four individuals that can look straight into your eyes

27 Nov – Machine Learning Ballyhoo

27 Nov – If programming languages were human languages which one would be which?

14 Nov – Transition Matrix Library First Release

11 Oct – The Zen of IFRS 9 Modeling

04 Apr – Loan Level Templates Using Python

12 Mar – Guiding principles for a viable open source operational risk model

25 Feb – Privacy-at-Risk

22 Feb – How to Stress Test Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction

21 Feb – The Promise of Open Risk Data

20 Feb – Seeking clues for financial stability in quantum physics

18 Feb – If banks were airlines

17 Feb – Lehman, Brexit, De-Regulation and the future of EU fintech

16 Feb – Transparency, standards, collaboration key to regaining trust in financial services

15 Feb – We are hiring artificially intelligent bankers

14 Feb – Eternal Risk Management One-Liners

10 Feb – Fintech, embrace your inner regulator!

2016

06 Dec – How much digital bank can we fit in a 50 euro bill?

13 Aug – StatsNews: Aggregating Economic Open Data news

03 Aug – Fintech Risk Events

18 Jun – Regnews: Financial Regulatory News Aggregation Version 1.2

10 May – Top 10 Risk Manual Articles

10 May – The Atlas of Bad Risk Management

12 Apr – Visualizing the risk management of the future

28 Mar – Reducing variation in credit risk-weighted assets – The benign and vicious cycles of internal risk models

14 Mar – AMA Risk Model

27 Feb – Risk Capital for Non-Performing Loans

18 Feb – Google Summer of Code Ideas List Page

14 Feb – Risk Management Internship on the Cusp of a New Financial Era

31 Jan – Top 10 Reasons why Silicon Valley cannot disrupt Wall Street (yet)

31 Jan – From Big Data, to Linked Data and Linked Models

27 Jan – Correlation Radar added to the Dashboard

22 Jan – FX Lending Risk

15 Jan – Risk Forum now operational again! (Update)

13 Jan – Business Model Risk

2015

21 Dec – Wishes for an Open and Linked 2016

16 Dec – Risk Management Skills for the Fintech Era

11 Nov – Seven Heavens of Finance and the Open Risk API

18 Oct – Open Risk is proud to be funded by the EU FIWARE FINODEX accelerator

21 Sep – What Inka quipus teach us about data management

24 Jun – Unbundling the Banks: A How To Guide

08 Jun – Open Source Risk Data with MongoDB and Python

01 Jun – Open Risk API

03 May – Resources for Concentration Risk

23 Apr – The Zen of Modeling

14 Apr – The four stages of social

08 Apr – The mystery of the collapsed cathedral

01 Apr – The periodic table of risk elements

27 Mar – Revisiting simple concentration indexes

19 Mar – Visualizing the Stress of US Banks

06 Mar – Concentrating on Concentration Risk

22 Feb – Securitisation versus Banking – the Shootout

08 Feb – A mini course on risk management

01 Feb – Change of URL’s to improve readability

28 Jan – Open Risk Commentary on Simple Securitisations

27 Jan – Open Source Risk Modeling Manifesto

2014

18 Dec – Its all about balance these days!

08 Dec – FuriousBanker: The Credit Detox Challenge

04 Dec – EU Risk Dashboard Released

16 Nov – Top Ten Reasons Why Open Source is the Future of Risk Modeling

10 Nov – Credit Detox Series: Step 1, Credit Correlation

27 Oct – ECB Stress Test Result Explorer Released

10 Oct – New App Release: RegNews, the Regulatory News Aggregator

01 Oct – Free online courses on credit concentration (Oct 7th – Oct 13th)

19 Sep – Open Risk Overview

19 Sep – Benchmarking and the future use of internal capital models

15 Sep – September 15: Rolling into Public Beta

08 Sep – Academy Demo Course

04 Aug – New Python Module Released

04 Aug – New Course: Sector Concentration Measurement

28 Apr – Limited beta testing now ongoing…

15 Apr – Feeback survey now active

09 Apr – Open Risk open for alpha testing!

02 Apr – ECB AQR Programme Documentation

02 Apr – Pilot Course on Name Concentration

04 Mar – First set of Risk Manual articles released

27 Feb – New Demos for Portfolio Calculations

13 Jan – Hello world!