organizational resilience

The Ultimate Business Continuity Toolkit

Business continuity planning and consulting isn't easy. So we wanted to give you quick access to FREE tools to help you optimize business continuity, organization resilience & disaster recovery in your company. Whether you are a BC newbie or one of the original inventors of BCM and... Read More

The Disaster Recovery Case Study We'll Never Forget

We all remember Hurricane Sandy and the wake of destruction it left in its path in 2012. Learn how one crisis management team became better business continuity planners and disaster recovery experts from the experience.

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5 Clichés About Business Continuity Management You Should Avoid

Business Continuity Management has tremendously evolved since it originated in the 70’s but some common clichés are still lurking in the shadows. Avoid these 5 mistakes to create a successful business continuity management program that is objective, consistent & repeatable.

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7 Steps to BIGLY build a business continuity management program

Effectively fulfilling your role as a business continuity executive means not only understanding your organization’s ability to remain resilience in the face of any disruptive event or disaster, but also proactively contributing, sanctioning and enforcing an effective business continuity...

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10 Questions you need to ask when buying Business Continuity Management Software

Knowing what questions to ask can make the decision on whether or not or which business continuity or disaster recovery planning software system to purchase easier. It doesn't have to be a leap of faith if you ask the right questions.

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PPT: You missed the meeting… and now you’re in charge of business continuity!  What’s next?

Ugh! Sometimes managing business continuity and organizational resilience feels like you missed the meeting and were elected in absentia. Don't worry.  This fun and educational powerpoint presentation can help guide you in what you need to know to begin business continuity or organizational... Read More

Show me the money! Why you should look at continuity from a business management perspective.

You’re part of a successful business. Why worry about money?  So many business managers I have met over recent years have focussed upon pricing structures and revenue. I have to ask myself why? There are merely two success indicators you should seek when planning business continuity:

  1. Your...
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10 Business Continuity Concepts Every Newbie Needs to Know

It doesn’t matter if you call it business continuity, organizational resilience, risk management, disaster recovery or continuity of operations, there are some important terms, every beginner needs to know to have a sustainable program.  Here is my take on some of these common BC terms. ...

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8 Corporate Incompetencies of Business Continuity Planning

There are 8 Corporate Competencies that we have identified as essential to an optimal business continuity program (BCP). The first 7 address the key behaviors of the BC program. The 8th Corporate Competency, Program Content, addresses how your organization implements the 4 central disciplines of...

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…But the Network’s Up (Business Continuity is only for IT, right?)

You have a great business continuity plan. You analyzed your network, you eliminated all the single points of failure, all your departments defined RTOs for all their systems, you have continuous cloud backup, and you have a warm site waiting just in case your data center gets a cootie...

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