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On Air With Continuity Insights: Episode One

April 6, 2014 7:51 pm | by Jonna Mayberry, Editor | Videos | Comments

To give you a sneak peek of the 2014 Management Conference proceedings, we sat down to chat with some of our knowledgeable presenters ahead of the conference, to find out why they chose to present on their particular topic, who should attend their session, and why they enjoy attending the Management Conference.

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On Air With Continuity Insights: Episode Two

April 15, 2014 9:26 am | by CI Staff | Videos | Comments

In this edition, we sat down with Chris Alvord from COOP Systems, a provider of Business Continuity Management (BCM) software for organizations worldwide. Alvord’s management conference session is titled “Efficient BCM Programs Automate Everything.” 


On Air With Continuity Insights: Episode Three

April 8, 2014 5:37 pm | by CI Staff | Videos | Comments

We sat down with Bonnie Canal from The Resiliency Institute. Canal is a nationally recognized leader in community resilience innovations and strategies, and is the founder and Managing Partner of The Resiliency Institute, LLC (TRI). Canal will be presenting “Creating A Culture Of Resiliency” at the 2014 Management Conference.


Ebola Outbreak 'Unprecedented'

April 1, 2014 10:13 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

Doctors Without Borders' Anja Wolz talks to CNN about the effort to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak in Guinea. So far, 78 people have died, mostly in Guinea. Can the outbreak be contained before it spreads?            


Webinar: Crisis Communications 2014: Social Media & Notification Systems

March 6, 2014 6:08 pm | Webinars | Comments

Tomorrow, March 26, 2014, 2:00-3:00 EST. Join us as we review and discuss the findings from our 2014 Crisis Communications Survey! Continuity Insights surveyed 270 organizations to determine how social media platforms are being used, the functionality of notification systems and mobile technologies, and the content of associated crisis communications plans. REGISTER TODAY! 

Volcanic Ash Blankets Towns & Villages

February 18, 2014 9:46 am | by BBC News | Videos | Comments

Towns and villages across a wide area of eastern Java (Indonesia) have been blanketed with ash. Two people have died and 200,000 have been evacuated from their homes on the main island of Java after Mount Kelud erupted. BBC News' Alice Budisatrijo reports from Jakarta. 


Atlanta Prepares For Snow, Freezing Rain

February 11, 2014 10:51 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Forecasters say that Atlanta, and much of Georgia, should expect a major ice storm. In preparation for the storm, residents have already stripped store shelves bare. ABC News reports on the latest.                                                                                      


Continuity Insights Management Conference 2014

January 17, 2014 5:06 pm | Videos | Comments

The 2014 Continuity Insights Management Conference will be held on April 28-30, 2014 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA. The Continuity Insights Management Conference is the premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion, offering unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with those responsible for the integrity, availability, resilience and security of their organizations.


What Is A Polar Vortex?

January 7, 2014 11:18 am | by BBC News | Videos | Comments

A "polar vortex" has caused record-low temperatures across the United States, leading to canceled flights, school closures and more. Temperatures could drop drastically as a result of cold, dense air. John Hammond from the BBC Weather Centre explains what causes the unusual phenomenon. 


A Bird's Eye View Of Haiyan Devastation

November 19, 2013 9:46 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

In this video from CNN, Karl Penhaul reports from the middle of the Tacloban devastation using a drone camera to get a bird's eye view.                                                                                    


Critical Infrastructure Protection

November 14, 2013 4:48 pm | Videos | Comments

Protecting and ensuring the continuity of the critical infrastructure and key resources of the United States are essential to the nation's security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. For more information, visit


'If You See Something, Say Something™' Campaign

November 14, 2013 11:33 am | Videos | Comments

The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something™" public awareness campaign is a program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities. 


Sandy Survivors Mark 'Year From Hell'

October 29, 2013 10:38 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

Many are still rebuilding their town's infrastructure, businesses and lives one year after Sandy hit the Northeast.                                                                     


FEMA Leans On Mobility

October 25, 2013 9:48 am | by FEMA | Videos | Comments

As a part of continuing efforts to aid those affected by disasters, FEMA operates Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers that provide flexibility to affected areas. This video highlights Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in use in south Texas in response to Hurricane Alex.


Trends In Notification

October 9, 2013 5:43 pm | by MIR3 | Webinars | Comments

November 7, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST. As use of notification systems becomes more and more common, usage trends are emerging, indicating what types of notifications are effective and which aren’t. By studying these trends we gain valuable intelligence that acts as a guide in establishing recognized best practices for using automated emergency notification. This webinar will be much more than the usual “lessons learned” presentation, but will instead focus on the analysis of over 10 years of actual usage data from an industry leader in emergency/mass notification, MIR3, Inc. REGISTER TODAY! 


FINDER: Radar For Locating Disaster Victims

September 26, 2013 4:41 pm | Videos | Comments

A new portable radar device from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory can detect heartbeats and breathing of victims trapped under rubble in a disaster. This video from NASA describes FINDER: radar designed to locate disaster victims. 



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