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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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