By Melissa Wiehenstroer, Private Sector Liaison, FEMA Region III: Picture this: you work for a grocery store chain and you get a call from one of your suppliers. They tell you that access is restricted on a road they need to drive on to restock your stores in an area that
BC Program Metrics That Fuel Engagement Across Stakeholders will be the featured topic during the next installment of the Continuity Insights Webinar Series scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The discussion will be lead by 20-year business continuity industry professional Brian Zawada. Many practitioners only leverage activity-based metrics when communicating the
Are you looking for exciting opportunities to network and collaborate with fellow resiliency professionals in Ohio? The Association of Continuity Professionals has the place for you. Shortly after approval by ACP’s National Board of Directors, the ACP of Ohio chapter was launched in early 2019. The chapter is led by local
Many practitioners only leverage activity-based metrics when communicating the performance of their business continuity program and preparedness in general. While activity-based metrics are important to measure program-level performance, they often don’t resonate with senior leadership, drive engagement throughout the organization, or enable decision-making that’s focused on improving preparedness for a
The Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE) has announced that its June meeting will be devoted to Duty of Care and Business Continuity. The half-day, fully-interactive event will take place on June 21, 2019 at Nomura, 309 West 49th Street, New York, NY. Bo Mitchell, President of 911 Consulting, will present an “Introduction
From technical and substantive knowledge to interpersonal relations to leadership and communications, there are core competencies that comprise the common characteristics of effective, successful emergency managers. In his article for GovTech.com, emergency management consultant Lucien Canton, CEM, considers the core competencies and skills that define what makes an emergency manager effective.
The Disaster Resource Guide has launched the Risk and Resilience Hub, a digital platform leveraged to bring together the disciplines of business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, emergency management, governance, risk and compliance. Its goal is to help build resilient organizations and communities in the private and public sectors. The Risk
Rothstein Publishing is offering Business Continuity professionals a free chapter – How Can Enterprise Security Risk Management Help YOUR Security Program? – from Brian J. Allen, Esq. and Rachelle Loyear’s breakthrough book, Enterprise Security Risk Management: Concepts and Applications. As a security professional, have you found that you and others in