Updated Template for Comprehensive Business Continuity Management Available

The latest edition of The Template for Comprehensive Business Continuity Management to Enhance Your Organization’s Resilience is designed to assist with the development of comprehensive Business Continuity Management programs. The templates will enable you to collect information and evaluate the business environment, identify and reduce risks, analyze business operations, analyze

Keynote Announced for 2018 Continuity Insights New York Conference

Joseph Esposito, Commissioner of the New York Office of Emergency Management, will be the keynote speaker at the 7th annual Continuity Insights New York Conference discussing The State of New York City Preparedness. The conference will take place on October 22, 2018 at the Wyndham New Yorker. Esposito was appointed Commissioner

Raising Awareness and Bridging the Gap between Disaster Preparedness at Work and Home

By Kathy Lee Patterson and Hannah Zimmerman, Independence Blue Cross: Raising Business Continuity awareness within your organization is a crucial part of your program’s success. However, before you begin, you will want to be confident that certain initiatives are achieved before you go public with your work. The short list of necessary

Become a Weather Expert, Build Resilience to Weather Threats

It’s been months, but the 2017 hurricane season still looms over operational planning, as many areas impacted by major hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria are still suffering the consequences of those devastating storms. Become a Weather Expert for your Organization and Build Resilience to Weather Threats, the latest addition to the

16th Annual Business Continuity Compensation Report

A long list of certification acronyms after your last name does not directly translate into being a top talent. In addition to resume credentials, business continuity employers are scoping professionals who exemplify soft skills like determination, persistence, positive mental attitude, and visualization, among others. While top professionals possess many skills, they

Business Continuity Has a Defined Role With Cyber Resilience Strategies

As business continuity has become intertwined with cyber security for threats requiring coordinated responses across organizations’ departments, it has carved out a clearly defined role with cyber resilience strategies. This is one of the key findings of the Business Continuity Institute’s 2018 Cyber Resilience Report. Since the first publication of the

Full Program Announced for Continuity Insights’ 2018 New York Conference

Continuity Insights and the Contingency Planning Exchange have announced the full conference program, including keynotes, speakers, and sessions, for the 2018 Continuity Insights New York Conference, taking place October 22 at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel in the heart of New York City. A wide spectrum of sessions dealing with the

Does Your Organization Take Longer to Recover from a Crisis Than Most?

Organizations spent an average of 1,219.2 hours in business resumption mode in the last year. That means more than 50 business-as-usual calendar days were lost due to crises. Those are the findings of Firestorm’s 7th Edition Crisis Event Impact Management Report. To break it down a little more: 1,328.2 hours lost