Are You Guilty of Avoiding Crisis Planning?

Preparing for a disaster may not be at the top of everyone’s to-do list. Deadlines, proposals, and meetings fill the day, let alone the roles and responsibilities we all encounter at home. Is crisis planning glamorous? Maybe not. Is it necessary? Absolutely. Like it or not, disasters are a natural part

Preparing for Every Possible Threat With a Flexible BCP

Your business is unlike any other. No matter what industry you serve or how many competitors you run up against, your business is unique with its own set of challenges and potential threats. And it’s why your operation requires the implementation of a business continuity plan that’s practical, easy to

New Safety Training DVD Program for Response to a Mass Shooting

Active Shooter: Rapid Response is a safety training DVD for school administration, law enforcement, emergency management, and others who may be first responders to a mass shooting. The program shows how preparedness for and response to these fast-breaking and dangerous events is a joint effort between police, fire, EMS, community

2018 State of Business Continuity Report

According to the survey findings, a more resilient 2018 starts with organizations that value their BC department’s hard work and invest in preventative initiatives. While cybersecurity is a nationwide risk, organizations should ensure they have natural disaster and severe weather plans for their region. Moving forward, a higher use of

What ‘The Office’ Taught Us About Crisis Communication

It all starts with visibility vulnerability. When a crisis strikes, an organization becomes more visible to the public. Establishing a crisis plan prior to a disaster striking is essential, but miscommunication while in the public eye will create a secondary crisis. It’s important to remember that the information learned in the

Peer-to-Peer Lifesaving Rescue App for Fast Reliable Emergency Rescues During Disasters

Citizens to the Rescue, a new all-hazard disaster alerting network app for iPhone and Android, allows everyday citizens to mobilize and assemble voluntary emergency response teams in the event of a disaster. The app is available as a free download from the iTunes store and Google Play. As the only peer-to-peer

From Situational Learning to Mobilizing Response Teams in Under a Minute

Risk management solutions provider NC4® has partnered with Centrallo Corporation, the creator of Groupdolists, to enhance its NC4 Risk Center™ customer experience which will help joint customers go from learning about a situation to mobilizing their response teams in under one minute. The Groupdolists platform helps coordinate and task incident response

Implementing a Mobile Solution – One BCP Mobile App’s Journey

By Maya Calabrese and Andy Waples, Eaton Vance Management: From developing the strategy to setting the scope to assessing internal resources and planning the implementation and rollout, there are countless essential steps when it comes to implementing a mobile solution. Our recent and ongoing experiences with the adoption of a BCP mobile