Author Archives: Chris

Resilience

Sharing more from Jason Gotch and RiskLogic on resilience entitled “Two sides of the coin!: “The resilience industry is booming! Recent publications by the British Standards Institute, The Economist Business Unit, PwC and Control Risks, highlight the fact that while … Continue reading

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BCI position statement on organizational resilience

Sharing the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) position statement on organizational resilience with key points summarised by Tim Janes FBCI and BCI Board Member: “In recent years, there has been a significant amount of attention given to the concept of organizational … Continue reading

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Digital business trends

The summer holiday has been completed. Now its back to work and sharing insights in business continuity, resilience and more. Sydney-based Business Strategist, Michael Harrison wrote in MyBusiness (1 February 2016) on the biggest digital trends in 2016. The following … Continue reading

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Bushfire resilience

Sharing Bushfire resilience: preparing yourself and your property by Bianca Nogrady posted 17 Dec 2015 and includes her top 10 tips. When we think of resilience, we tend to think of our ability to adapt to stressful situations and survive … Continue reading

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Supply chains and business continuity management

Sharing more on supply chains and business continuity management from Ken Simpson. I use supply chain mapping for some clients to identify dependencies, parts of their business processes that could fail, if another business fails them and my client’s business … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity, a concern for business continuity

After returning from a sabbatical in Europe, I am sharing Rod Crowder, Opscentre 8 December 2015 blog on Four Fatal Flaws in IT Security Flagged at Black Hat Europe 2015. Source http://www.opscentre.com.au/blog/four-fatal-flaws-in-it-security-flagged-at-black-hat-europe-2015/#more-1674 IT security flaws are now myriad, but these … Continue reading

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Do you know your risks?

Sharing Andrew Gissing’s post on knowing your risks and how Risk Frontiers, Macquarie University can assist your business: “Business disruption is a key risk to organisations. Whether by bushfires, cyclones, storms, floods or earthquakes, disruption can cause serious damage to … Continue reading

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Business Impact Analysis in the Philippines

Last week, I was explaining to a client how a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is the foundation to Business Continuity Management (BCM). Without a good BIA, you have a very shaky arrangement to keep your business keeping on during and … Continue reading

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7/7 business continuity lessons remembered

Sharing Charlie Maclean Bristol’s lessons remembered from the 7 July 2005 London bombings. Thanks for these important reminders about exercising and training our staff before incidents. It is no accident that my business is B4Crisis. I help clients prepare before … Continue reading

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Free business continuity exercise videos

Sharing some business continuity exercise videos on my B4Crisis YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/Chrisl1957/videos I prepared these videos from photos to exercise one of my clients, St Vincent de Paul Society, Canberra/Goulburn Diocese (“Vinnies”). They have a major distribution and retail centre … Continue reading

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