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Scenarios and Consequences

The ideas that generally drive Emergency Management and Business Continuity efforts are connected to events that can or have previously caused harm to our constituents or our business. The severity of an event and the perception of its severity both have an influence on planning associated...
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Business Continuity Maturity: Do You Know How to Get There?

If you’ve ever tried to figure out which generation you belong to, you will realize quickly that there doesn’t seem to be consistency in the measurement. I am personally in this sweet spot between Generation X and Millennials. There is a new term coined for this called: “Xennials”- which are...
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Meeting the New Continuity of Operations Hospital Standards (Part 2)

In my last article,  I brought up an easy first step to begin compliance with The Joint Commissions’ updated emergency management requirements for hospitals.
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Meeting the New Continuity of Operations Hospital Standards? (Part 1)

One of my first experiences in healthcare disasters was as the Safety Director for a large children’s hospital in Texas during the winter storms of 2012. The region was coated in several inches of ice and snow, rendering roadways inoperable for even short distances. Though we had plenty of...
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The Ultimate Business Continuity Kit

 
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...
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Learnings from Super Storm Sandy

Crisis management before the storm is key!

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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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