Speed exercising - the next big thing

24 APRIL 2011 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

An innovative idea that has resulted in relationship building across the business continuity profession in Scotland is speed exercising, devised by Charlie and co-director, Kim Maclean-Bristol, and developed in association with Ken Wratten of the Business Continuity institute (BCI) Scotland Forum.Speed exercising uses a similar concept to speed dating - expo...

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Some initial business continuity thoughts on the Japanse Earthquake

18 APRIL 2011 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Whatever resilience you have within the organisation mother nature by sheer power can overwhelm them. Think about your supply chain - do any of you essential good come from Japan. They may come from the affected area or as there will be a shortage of power your supplier may be impacted by the lack of electricity. Business deals. I heard on the radi...

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Business Continuity Top 10 Tunes

18 APRIL 2011 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

In December Charlie put out the following challenge on the BCMIX Group on LinkedIn: “I am looking for tunes so I can compile the business continuity top 10 to play at the Christmas party. Does anyone have any appropriate tunes? My starter for 1 is Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive….”I got back 225 suggestions!Here is the official (according to me!) business con...

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Disaster Recovery - What a Business Continuity Manager should know about th

18 APRIL 2011 | POSTED BY PLANB CONSULTING

I am just about to go down and see a clients IT department and was preparing a list of questions to ask them. I thought I would share it with the readers of this blog.These are the questions I think all Business Continuity Managers (BCM) should know about their own IT systems. I believe you don’t need to know the finer details and how the technology works bu...

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