Culture impacts Business Continuity

22 JANUARY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

The importance of culture when impacting Business Continuity This week I have been at a company in the Netherlands teaching the two day BCI Introduction to Business Continuity course. The company, based in The Hague, is a subsidiary of a large Middle Eastern company. During the discussions and exercises I became very aware of how the culture of the com...

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Its snowing in Houston

17 JANUARY 2016 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

On Saturday morning it started snowing and hasn’t really stopped! Might need to break out the PlanB Business Continuity Plan and use Crisis Control to inform all staff of the bad road conditions and for them to decide whether they need to travel to the office on Monday. ...

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Supply Chain & Risk

14 JANUARY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Understanding your Supply Chains This week I have been teaching the BCI Supply Chain Continuity Management course, so I thought I would share some insights and observations from the students on the course. 1. About 3-4 years ago supply chain was the “buzz” topic for business continuity and there were lots of seminars and conferences. Alth...

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2016 Incident Landscape: Changes and Challenges

01 JANUARY 2016 | POSTED BY MILENA KULA

Happy New Year to all our readers! There have been a number of incidents in the UK over Christmas and New Year which I think points towards changes in the incident landscape and new challenges for business continuity people. I think these changes are going to affect us in 2016 and for several years to come. The incidents continue. As I listened to this mo...

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