The State of Gender Diversity in BCM

The latest survey from global information technology research and advisory company Gartner and the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) reports on gender diversity in the business continuity management (BCM) profession. The survey results were based on responses from the ACP’s membership. Roberta Witty, a Gartner Research Vice President, who is part

Workplace Violence Conference Set for Tuesday in Philadelphia

The first Continuity Insights "Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective" workshop will kick off Tuesday, December 5. The one-day event will take place DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Philadelphia. Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal of Behavioral Science Applications, will be the conference keynote speaker. Crimando will present “Today’s Workplace Violence

New Job? Your 1st 100 Days – New Webinar

Business Continuity Professionals shift jobs for a variety of reasons but usually because of a fantastic opportunity, significant challenge, or just to find a different company culture. It could be a promotion within your current organization, a restart after a reorganization, or changing organizations altogether. No matter how you got

ACP National Board of Directors Elects Four for 2018

The vote of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) national membership has filled the four open seats on the 2018 National Board of Directors. The four new board members are Scott Baldwin, CBCP, MBCI, Head of Global Business Continuity for eBay; Mary Herbst, CBCP, Director of Business Resilience for Best

Next-Gen Crisis Management and Business Continuity: How Gen X and Millennials Will Change the Landscape

As the power base within companies is changing include more to Gen X and Millennials, crisis management and business continuity programs will need to adapt. Our industry must find ways to communicate and implement our programs in better ways. Grace Burley, Managing Partner with Strategic Crisis Advisors, and a faculty member

Program Announced for 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program, including speakers, sessions, plenaries, and panel discussions for the 2018 Continuity Insights Management Conference, taking place April 23-25, at the Hilton Miami Downtown, Miami, Florida. The preliminary schedule kicks off on Sunday, April 22 with a selection of pre-conference workshops and certification classes,

Full Program and Faculty Announced for Philadelphia Workplace Violence Conference

Continuity Insights has announced the full conference program for the one-day educational event Workplace Violence: A Multidisciplinary Perspective taking place December 5, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia. This one-day workshop comprised of seven interactive sessions will feature some of the nation’s foremost authorities on this all-too-often occurring incident,

Lipscomb University Offers Professional Development Program Series

The Department of Communications and Journalism at Lipscomb University has partnered with the Forum for Crisis and Consequence Management to offer a number of professional development and continuing education programs for professionals to better handle challenges related to disaster, crisis, and emergencies by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and abilities to

Here’s What I Mean By “Business Continuity” – 5 Steps to Success

By Bryan Weisbard, CPA, CFE: When family and friends ask me what I do for a living, I’m almost always greeted by the same blank, confused stare when I respond with “Business Continuity.” To me and others in our profession, the words seem to fit the job. However, even business-minded individuals