Gaining Traction for Your BCM Program – A Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Approach

Is it time to completely change your approach to the problems of “BCM buy-in?” Rachelle Loyear, MBCP, AFBCI, CISM, PMP, and author of The Manager’s Guide to Simple, Strategic, Service-Oriented Business Continuity, stands amongst those who think you should. Loyear, who is Director of Program Management, Integrated Security Solutions for G4S,

Away With the BIA!

Dr. David Lindstedt

The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) has been a staple of business continuity (BC) for decades. In that time, the BIA has grown, expanded, and become rather nebulous in its scope, objectives, and value. By exploring both its initial purpose and current implementation, we can conclude that early benefits gained from

New Thinking, New Tips, New Advice

Vendor presentations offer plenty of opportunities for networking, learning about new trends and technologies, and being exposed to case studies that present new thinking, advice on how to tackle the latest challenges facing BC professionals, and tips you can apply when you get back to the office. The 2017 Continuity Insights

The Case for Integration – Converting the BCM Silo into an Enterprise Risk Foundation

New demands are being placed on the Business Continuity organization to provide more services to the enterprise, often with little or no resources to support them. Higher levels of productivity, meeting new regulatory mandates, and providing coverage for new corporate acquisitions, are just a few of these new demands. But

Cyber Breaches and Business Resilience . . . Industry Observations

One of the top concerns for every company is cyber security. In order to effectively address the issues, organizations must have the right plans, processes, and security policies in place to avoid business disruptions. Robbie Atabaigi, Lead Specialist with KPMG LLP’s Southeast Cyber Practice, and Jodie Wright, Manager with KPMG LLP’s

BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course to Be Offered

The BCI Good Practice Guidelines Training Course (CBCI) offers a solid description of the methods, techniques and approaches used by business continuity (BC) professionals worldwide to develop, implement, and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management (BCM) program. The three-day-plus course will be offered immediately following the Continuity Insights 2017 New York

Continuity Insights 2017 New York Conference Set for Monday

The sixth annual Continuity Insights New York Conference will kick off Monday, October 23. The two-day event will take place at the TKP Conference Center in New York City. The event will feature presentations by business continuity and resilience professionals from a wide range of industries. The conference includes sessions on

Get Serious: How to Drive Cultural Buy-In for BCM

How strong is your organization’s BCM culture? Do you struggle with buy-in for your program? Many organizations face this challenge and are looking for strategies that both ensure a commitment to continued process improvement and acknowledge the reality of continuity risk. Join Tracey Forbes Rice, Vice President of Customer Engagement for

Surviving a Business Continuity Audit

Comprehensive business continuity audits will traditionally inspect virtually every aspect of a program by evaluating risk-based planning, observing BCP/DR tests, and assessing the entirety of the BIA. Can your business continuity/disaster recovery plan withstand the rigors of an audit? Jacob Neufeld, Enterprise Resiliency Manager with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will