New Webinar: Winter Weather Precautions

Before the heavy snow warnings are broadcast and the frigid blasts of arctic weather arrive, it’s important to prepare your facility and your employees. Preparations now can save costly damage to equipment and facilities and maintain important fire and life safety systems. Join Continuity Insights for Winter Weather Precautions, a new

Time to Ceate a DR Checklist

By Sarah Doherty, iland: Disasters just aren’t what they used to be. Traditionally, a disaster was defined by an act of nature. However, today, with worldwide networks, Web apps, and 24x7 customer call centers, even an electrical failure could be disastrous, resulting in crashing communications and online transactions. When pulling together IT priorities for the

2021 DRI Award Finalists Announced

The DRI has announced the finalists for its annual International Awards of Excellence program honoring the leaders and innovators in the fields of business continuity, technology recovery, and crisis and risk management. This year's winners will be revealed as part of the Resilience Excellence Summit, March 1-3, 2021. The finalists for

Fundamental Components of a Business Continuity Plan

By Agility Recovery: Having the right plans and procedures in place for dealing with crises is only half the battle. The fundamental components of a business continuity plan must include workspace recovery, cyber resilience, change management, and several other elements. Additionally, sharing a business continuity plan with the essential personnel and educating them

Back-to-Basics: Understanding the Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

By Veronica Baxter: Today, businesses both large and small face unprecedented challenges. Natural disasters such as hurricanes and fires, widespread power outages, political unrest, and the pandemic have affected the operations of thousands if not millions of businesses in recent months. If you own a business and are thinking about creating a

Woman-owned Business Celebrates 35th Anniversary as Pioneer in Resilience Industry

The journey began in December 1985. As a resident of Southern California, Kathy Rainey had firsthand experience with earthquakes, but the Mexico City quake of 1985 was stunning in its devastation. The extended shaking destroyed thousands of buildings, leaving 250,000 people homeless. Forty percent had no electricity, 70 percent lacked

Free Chapter: Why Should I Apologize? Lawyers vs. Communicators

Rothstein Publishing is offering Business Continuity professionals a free chapter from the new book Crisis Counsel: Navigating Legal and Communication Conflict, by Tony Jaques, Ph.D. It probably won’t surprise you that one of the most common areas of disagreement between lawyers and communicators is about when and how to apologize. The truth

Recovering from the Global Pandemic

"When will this be over?" Organizations most often plan for recovering from a natural disaster or a fire, or other more "normal" crises. But how do we recover from a global pandemic? How do we overcome pandemic fatigue? How do we reenergize an exhausted organization? Join ICOR on Wednesday, January 20,