As a business continuity manager, you are likely to be involved in getting your colleagues to take business continuity seriously and ensure that their own departments will continue to function even in adverse conditions.
Did you know that car manufacturers tend to choose the letters for their car model references according to the type of buyer they want to attract?
“Give me your gut!” (as in “gut feeling”) has long been the cry of business continuity management in meetings, trying to make sense of complex situations or cut through to the essentials.
In an ideal organisational world, ITSCM (IT service continuity management) guarantees rapid recovery of critical IT services after unplanned downtime.
All business in a competitive market is risk-based, whether or not enterprises admit it. Positive risk indicates opportunities. Negative risk points to the need to take measures to avoid, transfer or mitigate that risk. Banks are a case in point, with risk analysis at the heart of their daily activities as they continually calculate the…
Business continuity often inspires a feeling of ‘disaster averted’. In other words, the perception is that spending money on business continuity is really an insurance policy, and as such brings no positive benefit, but helps to avoid negative outcomes.