Category Archives: B4Crisis

Reputation is a business continuity resource

Adam Zuchetti writing for My Business (Australia) on 17 November 2017 noted: “CBA’s apology a sign of real leadership at last”. The CBA is the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and one of Australia’s ‘Big 4’ banks. Adam noted: “After a … Continue reading

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Report following WannaCry & NHS ‘attack’

Sharing Charlie Maclean-Bristol, Training Director, FBCI, FEPS post on “10 Lessons from the report on the NHS Wannacry cyber attack. Charlie has distilled 10 lessons from the UK National Audit Office investigation into the “WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS” … Continue reading

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Cyber-security highlighted in business continuity threat assessments

Cyber-security threats are the highest priority in most, if not all, business continuity threat assessments. The recent attack has reminded us how vulnerable many of us and our business are: Sharing the Guardian’s closing summary of today’s main developments in … Continue reading

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BCI Australasia Summit, 3-5 May 2017, Sydney

The BCI (Business Continuity Institute) Summit program has been released for Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May 2017 at the SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney with training workshops scheduled on Wednesday 3 May. BCI Australasian Summit Home Page The … Continue reading

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BCI World Conference, London, 7-8 November 2017

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is pleased to open submissions for the 23rd annual business continuity conference in London, 7-8 November 2017, Novotel London West, United Kingdom. (I attended to 2014 BCI World Conference in London to learn and network.) … Continue reading

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Selling Business Continuity Management to the C-Suite

Sharing Charlie Maclean-Bristol, Director of Training, UK Business Continuity Training, talking about the importance of senior manager buy-in within business continuity. In my last job, before PlanB Consulting and Business Continuity Training, I was working for a consultancy in Perth. … Continue reading

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Free webinar on business continuity management

To be or not to be in business after a crisis is the title of my forthcoming free webinar on 21 June 2016 with the MILE Madinah Institute. Business continuity is often mistakenly thought of as a cost to business … Continue reading

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6 reasons why u should make a business continuity plan

Sharing Rinske Geerlings’ award winning blog. Rinske is an MBCI, the Founder, MD and Principal Consultant at her firm “Business as usual”: If you’re an SME, you’re busy making money and keeping daily business under control. The last thing you … Continue reading

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Influenza Zika Pandemic Everbridge webinar

Everbridge EMEA (marketing Mass Notifications systems) also offers free webinars and white papers including their recent welcome input on Zika and influenza pandemic information and advice on preparations. The Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus linked to neurological birth disorders, is … Continue reading

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Business continuity video

In 2015, I recorded this video with Suzanne Kiraly, Digital Consultant with Cre@tive Know How. We were developing a seminar on resilience, risk and business continuity management with Rod Farrar, Managing Director, trainer & consultant, Paladin Risk Management Services. The … Continue reading

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