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Risk to the Power Grid 2022
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Summer 2022 Power Outage Risk

Summer 2022 power outage risk increase As we move into Summer 2022, industry experts are telling us to prepare for power outage risk. In the US, we’ve experienced the impact of a statewide outage in Washington state, winter storm Uri in Texas (2021), the Colonial Pipeline cyber attack, and the devastating Dixie Fire in California

Grieving for the victims
resilience

When Resilience Fails

Another mass shooting event this week What do we do when resilience fails? Or maybe, more accurately, it is not nurtured. Like you, I grieve over the multiple shooting events in the US over the past few weeks. On May 24, 2022, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, United

Top five lessons learned for resilience 2022
disaster resilience

Top Five Disasters

Top 5 disasters that influence resilience The top five disasters that influence resilience practice are easy to call out. Crisis events that will impact resilience have widespread economic and sociopolitical overtones. Interconnectedness is the theme that comes to mind as I write this. Each of my picks highlights the global aspect of today’s business environment.

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,

COVID-19 Emergency Response
Crisis Response

COVID-19 Crisis Response Leadership

Success or failure aligned with leadership How well people in leadership roles are reacting to the pandemic is already being debated.  Having effective COVID-19 crisis response leadership is vital. As part of the debrief on what went well and what did not, it is natural to look at how well leaders did. As many of

COVID-19 Man Wearing N95 mask
COVID-19

Top 3 Reasons for a Business Continuity Program

July 2020 Business Continuity Management Value In this week’s blog, I am reflecting on the top three reasons for a business continuity program.  Our recent experience with COVID-19 has demonstrated an established Business Continuity Management Program’s value. Throughout the pandemic, the benefits of having a business continuity program are clear versus companies without a real-time

Podcast on Business Continuity
business continuity

Facilities Risk: Business Continuity

Ashley Goosman business continuity podcast I was interviewed on Facilities Risk: Business Continuity for FMForward: Dedicated to the Rapidly Changing Landscape of Facility Management.  In this week’s post, I am sharing the podcast I did for the International Facility Managers Association (IFMA) Boston.  FMForward is their new podcast series. Podcast Introduction: Do you ever get

Man with COVID-19
COVID-19

The Best Defense is a Good Offense for COVID-19

It’s not if but when Preparedness for the novel coronavirus is more critical now than ever before for countries with limited or no known cases.  The CDC briefing earlier today warned the American public of the likely spread of the virus in the United States.  Community spread has occurred at a rapid pace this week

Epidemic of the Chinese Coronavirus
Coronavirus

Covid-19 Is it the next Pandemic

Signs are the Covid-19 will be around for a while Covid-19, is it the next pandemic? The reported global death toll for the novel coronavirus passed 1,000 people on Monday. Reported totals now exceed the number of SARS cases. Although related to SARS, the coronavirus is new, and health authorities do not fully understand it. So far,

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus-Social Isolation Tips

The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is spreading In this blog, I will cover tips on how to prepare for social isolation and quarantine due to the coronavirus (2019-nCoV).  Yesterday, the World Health Organization decided that the virus is officially a global public health emergency. This declaration acknowledges the spread of the virus from China to 27 countries

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