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

BCP Software or BCP Consultants? The eternal question answered!

Which is the better option – BCP Software or BCP Consultants? Which avenue is best for your business model? What should drive your decision when it comes to navigating this eternal business continuity question? Join Continuity Insights for BCP Software or BCP Consultants? The eternal question answered!, a complementary webinar to

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

Free Chapter on “Business Continuity Project Startup and Management” Available

How do you start up and manage your business continuity project? “Business Continuity Project Startup and Management,” a free chapter from Business Continuity Management: Global Best Practices shows how to prepare and manage your business continuity project. You will learn all of the steps necessary in launching the project, as

Leveraging Your BCM Program in Cyber Security Incident Response

The immediate reaction to a cyber-security incident is the FUD factor (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt); more like ‘chickens running around with their head cut off’. In the event of a data breach the RTO goes ‘out of the window’ and response is based on RTO=0. An agile response requires tested

BC/DR Program as a Competitive Advantage

Your organization likely has many customers who depend on your products and services. In some cases, delivering your product just-in-time will make a customer’s special day. In other instances, your services make the different between life and death. Using Your BC/DR Program as a Competitive Advantage, a featured session at the

Crisis Stress: Part 3 – Psychological and Cognitive Effects

By Dr. Robert Chandler: There is considerable evidence of psychological and cognitive performance changes when we are under crisis stress. When we confront a dangerous, threatening or critical situation we have a rapid physical response before we even fully comprehend or understand what is happening. However, we also begin the emotional

Future Vision of Resilience: Global Trends and Predictions

What are the top issues that worry resilience professionals? At this year’s Continuity Insights New York Conference, October 22, 2018, Kelsey Rose, Director of Global Operations for DRI International, will explore what exactly it means to be a resilience professional today and how we can adapt to manage increasingly visible