Individual departments as one crisis team
crisis management

Crisis Management is a Team Sport

Crisis Management as a collaborative effort Now more than ever, crisis management is a team sport. Gone are the days when one division or emergency team could manage a major event on its own. What has emerged from COVID is that it takes an aligned organization to overcome a crisis. Most current crisis management literature

Resilience Future
Business Continuity Management

Time to be Thankful

Let’s put a good close on 2021 This year has been challenging for many, but it is essential to take time to be thankful. Regardless of our professional or personal ups and downs, we made it through another year. The outlook for business continuity is bright going into 2022. We have made strides to show

Building Resilience
Business Continuity Management

Are You Ready To Build Back Better?

The endemic is on the horizon When the COVID-19 pandemic reaches the endemic phase, are you ready to build back better? Many business continuity professionals are working tirelessly to respond to the OSHA ETS released on November 5th. Of course, we also continue to monitor the latest developments across the globe. As of this week,

Business Impact Analysis From Anywhere
Business Continuity Management

How New Normal Will Change BIAs

Business Impact Analysis evolution This time around, I am focusing on how the new normal will change BIAs. You know the Business Impact Analysis (BIA), the pillar of the planning process to build a continuity plan. We have so many lessons learned from the pandemic that I am sure we will be sharing the learnings

Business Continuity Risk Assessment Value
Business Continuity Management

Why Risk Assessments Are Business Continuity Critical

The importance of risk assessments In this blog, I share why risk assessments are business continuity critical. I recently spoke to a colleague I respect highly about the essential aspects of business continuity. We started to talk about how each of us viewed assets as they related to risk management. From her perspective, assets are

BC Value Article Part 1
resilience

Business Continuity & Operational Resilience – Is it the same? Part 1

Business Continuity & Operational Resilience – Is it the same? Part 1 PreparedEx recently collaborated with The Resilience Think Tank members to share our article on business continuity’s value. In this two-part series, Andreas Bryant and I provided our perspective on how operational resilience and business continuity may soon intersect. In part one, we offered

Post-COVID Resilience Value
resilience

Business Continuity & Operational Resilience – Is it the same? Part 2

Business Continuity & Operational Resilience – Is it the same? Part 2 PreparedEx recently collaborated with The Resilience Think Tank members to share our article on business continuity’s value. In this two-part series, Andreas Bryant and I provided our perspective on how operational resilience and business continuity may soon intersect. In Part 1, we offered

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resilience

Across the Pond: Is being a woman in resilience any different? Part 2 of 2

Across the Pond: Is being a woman in resilience any different? Part 2 of 2 Have you ever wondered if the experience of your fellow women in resilience across the pond differs from yours? Does working in the Public and or Private sector mean different experiences? Are we just the same woman, having the same

Business Continuity Resilience Interview
Business Continuity Management

The Resilient Journey Podcast

Check out my chat Mark Hoffman The Resilient Journey podcast recently asked me to sit down for my take on articulating value for business continuity practitioners. The host, Mark Hoffman, is exploring some of the most significant issues facing organizations today. During our chat, I share some valuable tips that resilience professionals can incorporate into

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resilience

Resilience Think Tank Launched

Resilience Think Tank Launched I am excited to announce the Resilience Think Tank launch. Earlier this year, I was honored to be included by Mark Hoffman, MBCI, CBCP, in a thought leader group with James Green, Lisa Jones, CBCP, MBCI, Andreas Bryant, MBCI, and Milena Maneva. While considering the importance of Business Continuity practitioners and resilience,

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