Category: Business Continuity Management

Resilience Agility
Business Continuity Management

Lessons Learned from the Road

Future BCM and Resilience techniques may change Many of us were road warriors before the pandemic, and I want to share my recent lessons learned from the road. Before COVID-19, I often traveled to conduct crisis exercises and business impact analyses. My work took me outside the country and across the nation. Meeting people on-site

Master Class on BCM Maturity Assessment
Business Continuity Management

Measuring the Maturity of your BCM program – Part II

Guest Contributor Article – Part II It’s my honor to share Part II of Kenton Friesen’s article on Measuring the maturity of your Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program. If you missed Part I, go back and check it out here. Kenton has over twenty years of experience in multiple industries. Throughout his career, he’s specialized

Continuity Maturity Assessment
Business Continuity Management

Measuring the Maturity of your Business Continuity Management (BCM) program

Guest Contributor Article – Part 1 I’m excited to share the following article from a guest contributor, my colleague, Kenton Friesen. Kenton is a continuity, emergency, and risk management professional with experience identifying, applying, and managing corporate resiliency strategies. He is experienced with leading or facilitating cross-functional teams to increase organizational resilience, including the development

Understanding continuity and crisis alignment
Business Continuity Management

How Crisis Management & Business Continuity Align

Business continuity management continium I get asked how crisis management & business continuity align. For this blog, I’m defining business continuity as business recovery. However, I recognize that business continuity management typically encompasses the emergency response and recovery lifecycle. I’ve worked mainly on the operations side, but much of what I am saying applies to

Resilience Program 2022
Business Continuity Management

What To Expect Next Year In 2022

2021 reflections at the close of the year For Business Continuity Management, here’s what to expect next year in 2022. Does anyone else feel like 2021 flew? Not only did we have an ongoing COVID-19 response, but like me, you may have responded to manmade and natural disasters across the globe. This year stretched the

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

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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