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How to Get Things Done: Clever Continuity Language

How to Get Things Done: Clever Continuity Language

Last week someone told us they’re struggling to get anyone to meet them to do a BIA.  Of course you are, we said, would you take a meeting that sounded that boring? Language and positioning is [...]

Got/want professional letters after your name?

Got/want professional letters after your name?

Do you want some more letters after your name?  Do you know all the organisations that offer professional membership for business continuity and crisis management planners? We know it’s not all about the letters… unless you’re [...]

Losing Key Individuals: Talent Loss

Losing Key Individuals: Talent Loss

Forget power outages, network outages and terrorist activity.  What happens to your business when you lose key individuals?  Has your organisation got good enough knowledge management provisions covered in your contingency plans? While no one is [...]

BC Awareness Week 2012

BC Awareness Week 2012

Do you ignore Business Continuity Awareness Week? In 2012 it’s between 13-23 March, but a quick straw poll suggests that many of us don’t plan to use it in any way. Others have decided to use [...]

Rate our Free Course!

Rate our Free Course!

We’ve received some great feedback about our 5-part business continuity course, but we’d love some more. The course is offered free to all subscribers (at the time of writing).  If you’ve found it useful, or if [...]

Terrorism, Decision-Making and Uncertainty

Terrorism, Decision-Making and Uncertainty

Have you seen the January 2012 report on “Policy Considerations in Combatting Terrorism: Decision-Making Under Conditions of Risk and Uncertainty“? Combatting terorrism is something the US Combating Terrorism Center at West Point (the US Military Academy) has [...]

How to Make Friends in Business Continuity

How to Make Friends in Business Continuity

Having friends who work in the same industry, same locality and same sector as you is always useful.  Whether it’s to swap ideas, use each other as sounding boards, network for career opportunities or simply share [...]

Does “Just in Time” mean no resilience?

Does “Just in Time” mean no resilience?

A 2011 article by the Guardian newspaper suggests the UK “could only withstand a week of disruption after a major event before spiralling into chaos” because of ‘just in time’ business models “that stress lean, ultra [...]

Business Continuity for Farms

Business Continuity for Farms

We’re feeling a bit guilty here at Continuity in Business Towers.  This is the first article we’ve written specifically for the farming community, and we’re wondering why we haven’t done it before. Thanks to KayDee Gilkey prompting [...]

5 New Year Resolutions for Business Continuity

5 New Year Resolutions for Business Continuity

Resolutions are like Marmite, you either love them or hate them! Either way, it’s often useful to use the excuse of the new year to make or refresh your approach and the way forward for your [...]

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