Incident Support Teams

25 JANUARY 2017 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

Last week I delivered Incident Support Team Training for an organisation in London and I would share some thoughts on the training! I believe that having one or two people designated as the Incident Support Team (IST) is an essential part of your Incident Management Team (IMT), whether it is a strategic, tactical or operational team. The support team can pe...

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Trump Press Conference – What can we learn?

20 JANUARY 2017 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

After watching the news coverage of Donald Trump's recent press conference, Charlie looks at the President-elect's communication style in relation to business continuity. On Wednesday night’s news (11th January 2016) there was wall-to-wall coverage of the Trump press conference. The President-elect was asked questions about an intelligence dos...

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The Role of the Business Continuity Manager

09 JANUARY 2017 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

This week I look at the role of the BCM within our organisations. As I have been carrying out several exercises over the last few weeks, I thought I would have a look at the role of the business continuity manager during an incident. The business continuity manager should have a number of skills: 1. The best knowledge of how business continuity shoul...

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‘Do Less’ should be your 2017 business continuity New Year’s resolution!

09 JANUARY 2017 | POSTED BY CHARLIE MACLEAN-BRISTOL

From all of us at PlanB Consulting we would like to wish you a very Happy New Year! The New Year is a time when we make a whole load of resolutions, such as to get fit, lose weight, read more and drink less, only to find that by February or even the end of January we are back to our old ways. Yes, some may change their lives and do something different, but...

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