Weekly COVID-19 Pandemic Report

Continuity Insights and the Disaster Recovery Journal are collaborating on these resources to ensure that business continuity/disaster recovery professionals are well-informed as they combat the COVID-19 crisis. We will be updating this resource center with new information and links weekly. July 6, 2020 Homefront: The New Hot Zone for BCM Is Employees’

ICYMI: The Past, Present and Future of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

By Sungard Availability Services: At the time of the Industrial Revolution, merchants would have been concerned with maintaining the supply of raw materials if their ships sank. During the Second World War, businesses would have worried about surviving if they were bombed, or if rationing impacted their supplies. Today, in addition

BC Pros Should Be Aware of Emerging Issues

It seems as if almost every day, new issues emerge to test the plans and preparedness of business continuity professionals across the world. New, perpetually evolving technology, cyberattacks, natural disasters, and a global economy all present new risks. And it’s up to BC pros to prepare for them. This can

Keynote Announced for CIMC 2020: Award-Winning Events Producer and Author Frank Supovitz

The Super Bowl, the NFL Draft, the NHL’s Stanley Cup Finals and All-Star Weekend, Radio City Music Hall productions. What do these prestigious sports and entertainment experiences have in common? They’re just a few of the award-winning events produced by Frank Supovitz, who will be the opening keynote for the

Learn From Seasoned Practitioners, Industry Thought Leaders

Learning new strategies, techniques, skills, and practices is essential for both business continuity professionals learning the ropes and advanced practitioners. It’s the most direct path to achieving new heights of resiliency within your organization. The 2020 Continuity Insights Management Conference has developed a first-rate curriculum packed with meaningful sessions addressing critical

CI New York Conference Wraps-up Inspirational Learning, Networking Experience

Strategies for the ultimate resilient organization, a top-flight keynote dealing with the increasing looming ransomware threat, and engaging networking opportunities were all on display at the 2019 Continuity Insights New York Conference. Continuity Insights, in partnership with the Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE), concluded its 8th annual New York Conference at the

ICYMI: How Various Leadership Styles Apply to Corporate Crisis Management

By Devin Sirmenis, Witt O’Brien’s: While volumes of information exist on the impact stress has on leadership decision-making under emergency response, conflict, war and natural disasters, much less data is available from the minds of the executives that are protecting corporate brands, standing in the marketplace and ability to serve customers.

ICYMI: Civil Unrest and Employees: When Community Concerns Become Workplace Challenges

By: Terri Howard, Senior Director, FEI Behavioral Health: Easy access to the web and its multiple social platforms gives anyone a megaphone to publicly voice their opinions on social issues. Likes, shares and retweets quickly turn single statements into viral posts, offering the opportunity to easily organize protests or large gatherings

ICYMI: People-Powered Early Warning System: Developing Your Organization’s Situation Spotters

By Polly Ligon Sullivan and Dr. Rebecca Domzalski (DSL): The threats working against today’s organizations are continually evolving, and it is nearly impossible to predict what the next threats will look like or where they will strike. Organizations must be creative in building continuity plans that keep unpredictability in mind. Flexible