How Much Can Predictive Analytics Help Business Continuity?

If you can see what will happen in the future, you can take steps to prepare for it – or avoid it, or even change it. That’s the promise of predictive analytics, a topic that naturally interests business continuity managers. While there’s no guarantee of exact predictions, predictive analytics can indicate change patterns and emerging […]

Black Swans and Business Continuity Consultants

“Black Swan”, following the theory of the same name proposed by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, is the epithet now applied to a number of catastrophes and business continuity challenges. The underlying idea is simple enough. Certain high-impact events are hard to predict and have relatively little chance of occurring; however, when they do occur, they can […]