We are all accustomed to operating in an environment of change; e.g. organizational, regulatory, changes in executive appetite, budgetary, and evolving standards. But, how would you cope with change that is coming so quickly from within your organization? There is no time to reset resiliency strategy or your program resources.
Business Continuity as a Service (BCaaS) continues to gain traction among organizations attempting to avoid the persistent issues associated with the adoption and operation of a business continuity management system. But as with any third-party service, there are a number of questions that need to be asked to ensure that
By Steve Crimando, Behavioral Science Applications Bringing It Home In this final installment in our three-part series addressing violence prevention for employees working from home, we will focus on strategies and techniques that employees can use to reduce the risk of violence and ensure a safe and healthy work environment. In Part
Jeremy Adkins and Neeta Adkar, Lockheed Martin Evaluating business resiliency posture, highlighting areas of progress or regression, and objectively comparing results across business areas are some of the keys to identifying opportunities to improve preparedness. Lockheed Martin has developed and implemented a model that provides the ability for each of its
Mark Armour, Brinks, Inc. Business Continuity should be considered more than just a series of sequential steps. There are ways of better preparing organizations for disruption that don’t follow the traditional, linear path. From exercising first to building ground support, your colleagues are blazing trails you may not even be aware
Vicky Kagler, T. Rowe Price, discusses in a time of static budgets, the need to perform extensive assessments of vendor’s BC/DR capabilities has stretched BC staffs to the limit. The typical BC due diligence questionnaire is bloated with ineffectual and redundant questions that ultimately fail to provide the information your
Ted Brown, KETCHConsulting Social media has become a major channel for connecting with customers, but businesses are wary because ultimately it is harder to control the message on social than on other media. During a crisis, the stakes are even larger. Social media is only part of a greater crisis communications