Tag: Continuity

Community resilience story: How cats revived this ex-coal town’s economy

The well-loved cats of Houtong, Taiwan have given a second life to the former coal town.

Special offer: 2 BCM courses for the price of 1

Special offer! Back to school discount! All aboard! Heavy discount on our Business Continuity training classes in Ottawa! Register to the BCM Foundation Training and receive a free seat on the Business Impact Analysis course. Use promo code BCMBIA100 upon registration to the two courses. This offer is valid for registration paid before 31 August ...

Take one for the team

We all need to do it at some point! There are good jobs and bad jobs. You know the kind of shitty jobs, that no one else wants to do or just can’t be arsed to do; and they land at your feet with the immortal words ‘go on, take one for the team’. And ...

Cosmetic Continuity

The opening lines from The Isley Brothers 1969 Tamla Motown song, Behind a Painted smile, echo the sentiments of many I imagine. Some people wear a painted smile to hide their own emotions and feelings; for the sake of either being 'decent' or not wanting to give the 'game' away.

ISO 22301 LI training and certification in Johannesburg, South Africa on 17-21 July

ContinuityLink invites you to join the ISO 22301 Lead Implementer training and certification event in Johannesburg! Develop the expertise to support your organization in implementing and managing a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) based on ISO 22301. Registration is still open. Visit http://www.continuitylink.com/public/en/location.php?id=26 Training description This five-day intensive course enables the participants to develop the necessary ...

To BIA or not to BIA? Interim survey results

One of the differentiators of the new approach to business continuity advocated by Adaptive BC is the removal of the business impact analysis and risk assessment from the business continuity process. But is that a realistic proposal? Continuity Central is currently conducting a survey to assess whether this is a realistic proposal. The interim results ...

When your mojo drops

When your mojo drops, you can still be incredibly resilient. The last month for me has been a bit of a struggle if I can be honest with you. I needed help. I love to write and I enjoy it. Professionally, my style of writing sets me apart from my peers in the resilience profession ...

Five tips on how Business Continuity principles can protect your YouTube channel

''Your video isn't monetised because it contains content that might not be appropriate for advertising'' Since the recent update of YouTube's Rules and Community Guidelines, many Youtubers wake up in the morning with the fear of seeing this notification on one or many of their videos. As Youtube is now granting itself the right to ...

The Resilient Maverick

Why it’s so amazing to be different To some in the resilience profession, I stick out like a sore thumb. But I know that; I am happy with being different. It is so amazing to be different. I am not the average 'image' of today's, resilience professional. That is simply because, I am not. Today, the global ...

Are business continuity and information security converging?

Is the increasing organizational focus on information security having an effect on the traditional demarcation lines between business continuity and information security management (ISM)? Continuity Central recently conducted an online survey to find out. 182 responses to the survey were received and it seems that convergence between BCM and ISM has happened in some organizations; ...

Why business continuity managers need to trust ‘gut feel’

Sometimes as a business continuity manager you have a feeling that a certain decision is the wrong one, despite qualitative and quantitative evidence pointing to the contrary. Dominic Irvine explains how research is starting to support the reliability of trusting your gut feeling… Qualitative and quantitative evidence is sometimes used as a weapon to force ...

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