Critical Emerging Issues to Be Discussed in New York

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, worldwide pandemics, and a global economy all present new risks and it’s up to BC pros to prepare for them. This can be

Ensuring Business Continuity When Disaster Strikes

By Leona Harrison, Specialty Fuel Services: Most disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods usually occur when you least expect them. But whichever way, it’s a real issue when disaster brings your business to a complete stop. Malicious acts, forces of nature or even minor mistakes can have a lasting effect

ACP/NY Metro Chapter Announces October Session Speaker

The New York City Metro ACP Chapter has announced that Arash Azedegan, PhD, will discuss “The Role of Leadership During Supply Chain Disruptions” at its next chapter session. The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 18 at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group, located at 300 Vesey Street, New

Comprehensive BC/DR Educational Event Less Than Two Weeks Away

The Continuity Insights New York Conference features a host of the industry’s most experienced practitioners, subject matter experts, and thought leaders for an unparalleled networking and education event. There’s still time to register for this year’s event, being presented in partnership with the Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE), on October 22,

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 2018 Continuity Insights

The Value of Exercising, Training, and Awareness in Building Resilience

One of the main tasks of the business continuity professional is to make sure that staff are equipped to face a crisis. Activities such as training, raising awareness and exercising are essential to make sure the plan is carried out effectively in the case of a disruption. Training and awareness initiatives

New Topic Added to Continuity Insights Webinar Series

Continuity Insights’ new webinar series has added Rules Before Tools or Tools Before Rules: Leading with BCP Software or BCP Consulting Expertise to its upcoming schedule. It’s an eternal question that needs to be answered and will be on October 10. Which is the better first-step option for organizations starting out

Crisis Stress: Part 4 – Concentration, Memory, and Focus

By Dr. Robert Chandler: In the first three parts of this short four-part essay series, I briefly summarized some of the ways in which a crisis affects people in terms of physiological reactions including the Acute Stress Response (ASR) and some (but not all) of the various psychological and cognitive effects

The Effective and Efficient “Non-Standard BIA”

While there is a lot of talk about BIAs and BIA methodologies these days, can a combined BIA/Risk Assessment make it easier and faster to collect necessary information, make decisions, and develop both business unit and technology recovery plans? Join Kathleen Lucey, President of Montague Risk Management and Program Director for