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Managing Up and Down During a Crisis

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Kevin Cassidy | Comments

During any crisis, your plan needs to be communicated to senior managers and employees. But does your plan translate well up and down your organization? Organizations have begun to pay close attention to crisis management over the past five year...


Plan to Communicate, Communicate the Plan

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Stephen T. Gore | Comments

Your business continuity plans have been polished and tested. But if nobody in your organization knows about them, it doesn’t matter how good they are. The critical role of communications in business continuity planning and emergency management ...


Is Your Program an Effective Selling Point?

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Telva E. Chase | Comments

A highly effective continuity program is one that helps attract clients to your company. Is your program effectively leveraged with existing and potential clients? How much should you disclose about your program? What recovery service levels c...


Cutting-edge QA Program at National City Bank

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Leslie Mahorney | Comments

During this session, attendees will learn how National City Bank employees -- charged with the design, implementation and execution of the corporate contingency planning (CCP) quality assurance (QA) program -- got the job done. Federal Reserve ...


An Integrated Approach to Continuity Metrics and Progress Reporting (Case Study)

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Chris Glebus | Comments

With $9.5 trillion in assets under custody and $1.4 trillion under management, State Street Corporation is a world leader in financial services. Attend this session to hear how State Street took its business continuity program to the next step b...


A Tabletop Exercise Becomes Reality:

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Kevin Chenowith | Comments

On June 28, 2006, The Vanderbilt University Medical Center disaster recovery team conducted a tabletop exercise to address a number of known issues using a scenario based on a real event that happened at another hospital. Three weeks following t...


Raising the Bar on Testing

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by John M. Hayes | Comments

How closely do your tests (or exercises) resemble an actual response and recovery event? Is IT still tested separately from crisis management and work area recovery? Opportunities abound for increasing the effectiveness of testing over time. T...


Public/Private Partnerships:

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Tom Serio | Comments

Coordination between private businesses and the public sectors – before and after an event – is more critical now then ever. Public entities sometimes don’t know who the major employers in their area are, what resources they have to help the pl...


Establishing a Sustainable Crisis Management Program:

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Howard Mannella | Comments

Establishing a successful and sustainable, scalable crisis management program requires more than crisis management expertise. It requires the management consulting skills necessary to effect change and get the program off the ground. Business ...


Advancing Your Business Continuity Program

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Kathy Lee Patterson | Comments

As healthcare organizations become more and more interested in business continuity and disaster recovery, funding is starting trickle through IT for BC and DR programs. The future is looking brighter. Since business continuity within a hospital ...


From Planning to Practical

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by T. M. Smalley | Comments

When is the last time you took the RED Binder off the shelf, and thought about plan implementation? When disaster strikes, will your critical processes roll out according to plan? Do you know how to get started? Are roles and responsibilities st...


Across The Seas:

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Laura Carrion | Comments

This joint presentation represents two Toyota business entities and will examine the challenges and successes of implementing the business continuity program at an international subsidiary. Toyota's U.S. Corporate BCP manager and her counterpart...


Bottom-line Impacts of Preparedness and the Accountability that Follows Crisis

April 23, 2007 8:00 pm | by Bill Raisch | Comments

Recent research of the Global 1000 corporations shows an 80percent probability that most major firms will encounter a significant crisis during the next five years. Its impact likely will result in the loss of 20-30 percent of the firm’s market ...


Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Goes to College

April 22, 2007 8:00 pm | by Bernard Chapple | Comments

Colleges and Universities have unique issues and concerns. Disaster recovery and business continuity professionals in this sector must be concerned with manifold issues, including weather-related anomalies, pandemics, data security, as well as s...



April 22, 2007 8:00 pm | by Jason Jackson | Comments

This session describes the key success factors and lessons learned by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the management of both major crisis incidents (e.g. hurricane Katrina) and daily events. Most importantly, this presentation discusses engagements wit...



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