27/02/2015 Defining your RTOs

27 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie highlights to Business Continuity Managers the importance of Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs). Defining the RTOs of your activities, I believe is one of the most critical activities the Business Continuity Manager will carry out. Get them wrong and the whole basis for your business continuity recovery is flawed. Often the RTO can be driven ...

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20/02/2015 Birthday Celebrations!

20 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

The PlanB office are celebrating our director Kim's birthday, We are all sure she will be spoiled this weekend! but we all thought we would have a mini celebration with cake! cause we all love cake! Happy Birthday Kim! ...

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20/02/2015 ISO22301 certification today!

20 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

One of our datacentre clients are having their ISO 22301 certification assessment for Stage 1 today! Everyone at PlanB Consulting is excited for them! Hopefully no non-conformities and looking forward to their Stage 2. ...

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18/02/2015 Beware the cuckoo in the nest!

18 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

Last week I attended a conference organised by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre called “The cuckoo in the nest: Scotland’s first insider threat conference” and I thought I might share some of the points I learned in the conference. I think for us as business continuity people, we see the threat as coming from outside the organisation...

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18/02/2015 A Wonderful Invitation.

18 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY JENNIFER MACKENZIE

PlanB has received an honoured invitation this week from our close friends Glasgow Caledonian University. Last March, we developed an engaging and fun filled afternoon for roughly 80 students either based in a risk management or business related course. The idea was to introduce them to the professional side of Business Continuity Exercising. It was a ro...

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05/02/2015 Checklist for severe weather

05 FEBRUARY 2015 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

This week Charlie suggests some actions organisations may take to prepare for severe weather. With the severe snow and blizzards in the United States last week and also snow in Scotland, I thought I might put together some thoughts on the actions you could take in advance to plan for a heavy snow fall. As we are not yet out of the winter you may need to ...

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