To bring you all up to speed, my name is Luke Simpson and I’ve taken over as Editor of Continuity Insights magazine. This opportunity came about as a result of Advantage Business Media (ABM), a publishing group with over 25 publications, purchasing CI from Gardner Publications. It's extremely exciting to be taking over a brand that offers such high-quality content to a knowledgeable, engaged audience, and I really want to emphasize our commitment to serving you and other business continuity professionals.
Richard Reiff, CEO of Advantage Business Media LLC, today announced that the company has acquired the assets of Continuity Insights from Gardner Publications, Inc.
This webinar will provide participants with a fresh approach for embedding BCM in the culture of their organization (competency 6 of the BCI Good Practice Guidelines). The session will discuss the frustration of implementing a process that does ...
Nuclear plants in Dresden and the Quad Cities are of similar design to the Fukushima plant, but their safety plans are continuously upgraded, nuclear executives said.
Business Continuity Management has moved beyond technology recovery, beyond worst case scenario planning, and beyond continuous plan development practices. In today's business environment, organizations must respond rapidly and accurately to di...
Virtual Corporation, a software and consulting services company, announces the update of their Business Continuity Maturity Model® (BCMM®). The BCMM® enables organizations to evaluate and improve their level of organizational resilience. This new release addresses the availability of other standards with which organizations may wish to align, including BSI’s BS25999 and the others in the DHS Private Sector Preparedness program (PS-Prep).
Gaining internal buy-in for a business continuity program from executive leadership and peers is a common challenge for BC/DR professionals. However, going it alone without strategic considerations from executive management and other core teams ...
It's no secret - there's a major buzz around “the cloud.” From managing leads in Salesforce.com to running payroll in QuickBooks, cloud technologies have emerged as popular applications for businesses of all sizes. In the BCP software realm, cl...
Plant Equipment Inc., dba PlantCML, an industry leader in mission critical communications, today announced its official name change to Cassidian Communications, Inc.,an EADS North America company.
Avalution Announces Release of Four Features Now Available in Their Business Continuity Software, The Planning PortalFebruary 28, 2011 8:00 am | News | Comments
Avalution Consulting – a leader in business continuity and IT disaster recovery strategy design, development and implementation – announced the release of four features now available in their web-based business continuity planning software, The Planning Portal (TPP).
Ten million fans hoping to nab a mere 1000 tickets for the April 2 final in Mumbai crashed a World Cup web site in 20 minutes. How would you have done it differently? And what can we all learn from this high-profile error?
The issue of supplier/supply chain continuity is certainly one that is getting a lot of attention in many organizations today. Now you might tend to think “I’m not a manufacturing company or a retailer, so why should I be concerned about supplier continuity?”
In April of 2010, the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano began what was to be a two-month long eruption, ejecting 250 million cubic meters of fragmented material into the air.
In our last issue, the cover story discussed the value of business continuity software and posed the question: Should you be using it? We spoke with experts who had lots of opinions, positive and negative, about such tools.
If you want a thorough explanation of what social capital is (and especially if you are a participant in its creation), then I strongly suggest you read Robert Putnum’s book Bowling Alone.