A recent study found reputational risks to be the second-biggest driver for business continuity management (BCM) programs. At the 2012 Continuity Insights Management Conference, seven business continuity experts discuss reputational risks, how they can be addresses and the role that role social media plays.
While BC programs (BCPs) offer immense value to organizations they are not always leveraged to...
With its corporate ofices in Akron, OH -- within reach of Sandy as it moved inland -- and...
Brian Zawada, member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 223,...
Government has predefined duties at every level — federal, state and local. One of the major duties of government (other than collection of revenues), is public safety. Since the turn of the century, we have seen several paradigm shifts in the relationship between government and the private sector.
A lot has been written about the differences and similarities between the Brits and the Americans, but while visiting San Diego for the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference, one or two more things struck me. Despite fighting the same wars and mostly being on the same side, we still have a lot that divides us, and in the context of business continuity, such differences can be important.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT ISO 22301 is the first converged standard in the DR/BC Industry. But what does it mean to you and your organization? Where does it provide leadership and best practice, and where does it present the obvious or represent compromise? Most importantly, what aspects provide direction for opportunities to improve your program and deliver business value?Attend this session for a practical approach to embracing ISO 22301 — on your terms!REGISTER TODAY
Following the recent launch of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2013 in March this year during Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) 2013, the BCI is pleased to announce the release of the new BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course.
The Center for Continuity Leadership, a company known for end-user continuity training, announced that it has rebranded and adopted a new name: Ripcord. Ripcord provides consulting and advisory services along with web-based informational, instructional and experiential trainings delivered from within a client’s Learning Management System.
Thank you to the speakers, exhibitors, attendees and partners who helped make the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference a success!
At the turn of the current century, BP was on a path to building a reputation as an environmental thought leader. Fast forward to 2013, however, and BP has not only lost its reputation, but also $54 billion in value. Reputation may be an organization’s most important asset, but its intangible nature may make it the most difficult asset to manage.
Shots Fired: Managing the Operational Risk of an Active Shooter Incident. A plenary session presented by Steven Crimando at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference.
The plant has been closed since May of last year after the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission ordered Honeywell to make the site able to withstand an earthquake or tornado. The regulators also wanted the company to revise its emergency response plans to natural disasters.
As one client recently noted, "I don't want my company's name in the news because we were able to fly our employees out of a bad situation, but we left our contractors sitting on the tarmac with no way to evacuate." Thinking about Duty of Care only as the small print at the bottom of your travel itinerary won't be enough when a crisis erupts in a foreign country and you don't have a plan to get your staff out safely.
A listing of Case Study educational sessions at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
A listing of Emerging Issues educational sessions at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
A listing of the Training & Professional Development educational sessions at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
D: Program Development, Methodology & Measurement Track — 2013 Continuity Insights Management ConferenceApril 11, 2013 12:13 pm | by Jonna Mayberry, Editor | Events | Comments
A listing of the Program Development, Methodology & Measurement educational sessions at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
A listing of the Information Technology educational sessions at the 2013 Continuity Insights Management Conference and links to download presentation slides.
I definitely benefitted from “organized chaos” while I was abroad, and it seems that this same approach is equally beneficial for business continuity. Continuity professionals continually strive to innovate and add nuances to exercises to ensure full engagement by the participants.
As an auditable standard, ISO 22301 is difficult to envision without significant automation for key parts of the program. Specific features are needed to affordably meet the goals of such a program. This article addresses some of the major areas requiring systems software.
The BCI has started its ‘award season’ with great élan and enthusiasm and has added to its growing repertoire of BCI Regional Awards — taking the headcount to six this year. Australasia and Europe have now joined their Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern and North American counterparts in the BCI Global Awards Programme.
Last month's massive snow storm disrupted business and transportation, leading to a loss of 5,700 jobs, the Connecticut Labor Department said Thursday. But still, the unemployment rate fell to 8 percent in February, from 8.1 percent in January.
Being proactive embodies the intent to go beyond recovery to identify what information we need on a continuous basis, in order to identify opportunities for competitive advantage in an adverse situation. The target is an improved competitive position that can in fact increase revenues and develop long-term competitive superiority.
We need to embed recognition of culture into our practices and use that knowledge to improve the appeal and relevance of BCM to our businesses. If you cannot understand why others do not share your passion to establish and maintain a viable continuity capability, you need to read this paper.
In the leadup to the11th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 22-24, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, Continuity Insights sat down with Ron Martel, Development Executive at IBM Business Continuity & Resiliency Services, to discuss the impact of data breaches and the importance of thinking on multiple dimensions.
My desk is currently brimming with magazines, white papers and textbooks about business continuity. Just two weeks ago, this was not the case, but my new role as Editor of Continuity Insights means that I must immerse myself in the world of business continuity, and all that world entails.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT Join us as we review and discuss the findings from our 2013 Crisis Communications Survey, in which we surveyed more than 300 organizations to determine how social media platforms are being used. The experts will offer practical answers to social media implementation questions.
October 28-29 at the New York Executive Conference Center, New York, NY. Continuity Insights New York is a two-day regional event that will feature recognized authorities sharing best practices, timely information, and leading strategies for a more resilient business, entity and community.