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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

Questions Over Use Of Weather Forecasts At Indiana State Fair

August 16, 2011 7:13 am | by TOM COYNE & TOM LoBIANCO, Associated Press | News | Comments

As investigators look for the cause of the stage collapse that killed five, news that a nearby concert was canceled because of impending weather raises questions about the speed of the response by fair organizers.

Five Hurricane Myths Dispelled

August 15, 2011 6:54 pm | News | Comments

The size of hurricanes can be misleading, and storm surges have caused significant damage to inland areas in the past.


BC Solutions For Banks & Credit Unions

August 15, 2011 12:38 pm | News | Comments

The Rentsys QUICKBranch includes cash vault, teller stations, quick-deploy satellite and a stand-alone portable generator.


An Aircraft Black Box For Your Data

August 15, 2011 11:24 am | News | Comments

The ioSafe SoloPRO is a fireproof and waterproof hard drive with data protection technology and expanded connectivity features.

What Do You Need To Know About ISO 22301?

August 15, 2011 11:05 am | News | Comments

In the first Continuity Insights Podcast, EAB member Brian Zawada will answer questions about business continuity-related regulations and standards, including ISO 22301: Societal Security — Business Continuity Management Systems — Requirements.


ICOR Earns ANSI Accreditation For Its Certificate Programs

August 12, 2011 6:32 am | News | Comments

The ANSI accreditation of the ICOR courses is significant and directly impacts those organizations interesting in pursuing PS Prep certification.

Damage From Alabama Tornadoes — April, 2011

August 10, 2011 3:53 pm | Videos | Comments

This footage, taken by Regions Financial Corporation, is part of Continuity Insights' July 2011 cover story: Powerless ... But Still In Business — How a focus on employee safety and customer service helped two companies recover after tornadoes devastated northern Alabama.

Best Practices: Records & Data Management

August 10, 2011 7:33 am | by Andrew Bailey, President, Cabinet NG | Articles | Comments

Most businesses today depend on their electronic data and records to provide the information necessary to run their businesses. In order to provide business continuity in the event of a disaster or business interruption, it is imperative these records and data be available 24/7.


BC: It's Not Just For Disasters Anymore

August 10, 2011 7:15 am | Articles | Comments

I hope the stories out of northern Alabama inspire you to look at how business continuity tools can be used to add value to the products and/or services you deliver.


Goodyear's Five Steps To Vendor Resilience

August 10, 2011 6:55 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | Articles | Comments

Four months after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear emergency struck Japan, the flow of components and products out of the country is nearing pre-disaster levels. But at the peak of the disaster, plant closures and product shortages were experienced around the globe by many companies that had operations or critical vendors in Japan.


Powerless … But Still In Business

August 10, 2011 6:35 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | Articles | Comments

A focus on employee safety and customer service helped two companies recover after tornadoes devastated northern Alabama.


A Decade Of Business Continuity Change

August 9, 2011 3:51 pm | Videos | Comments

Over the past ten years, the events of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and other major disasters have had a huge effect on the way businesses approach business continuity. Experts from Microsoft, Goodyear, Avaluation, BC Management, Reinsurance Group of America and the Emergency Mangament Academy talk about what they think are the most significant changes.


Crisis 2.0 Emerges In London; Don’t Blame BlackBerry Or Twitter

August 9, 2011 8:26 am | by Luke Simpson, Editor | Blogs | Comments

Adding to the unstable atmosphere is today’s recall election for six Wisconsin senators — a vote that could shift power in the Senate to the Democrats and strike a blow to Governor Scott Walker’s agenda to cut costs and reduce the deficit (not likely, though). The two parties and special interest groups have spent $31 million on the recall elections, highlighting the national interest in this race.

April Was Record-Setting Month For Tornadoes

August 9, 2011 7:06 am | by RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. set a record for the most tornadoes within a month with April's deadly storms.

9/11 Commemoration In NYC Aims To Create Unity

August 9, 2011 6:48 am | News | Comments

A Sept. 11 commemoration in New York City will include people standing hand in hand at 8:46 a.m., the time the first of two planes hit the World Trade Center.


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