What Does Bloom’s Taxonomy Have to Do with Disaster Preparedness?

If you’ve worked in education or training, Bloom’s Taxonomy may mean something to you. It’s a tool for structuring learning, for example learning about disaster preparedness, via a set of simple steps. Depending on which terminology you choose to use, these steps can be named in order as: remembering; understanding; applying; analysing; synthesising; and evaluating. […]

Too Much “Business as Usual” can be Bad for Your Health

It’s something of a paradox. On the one hand, maintaining business as usual (BAU) could be considered a key goal of business continuity, especially if “business as usual” means high productivity and efficiency. Yet as a research paper presented by Dr. Robert Kay at the DEP* Expo 2012 points out, a focus on BAU that […]