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The maturing world of business continuity

The maturing world of business continuity

Blog posts   •   Nov 30, 2016 16:31 GMT

It’s been two years since winning the BCI Global Newcomer of the Year Award, and just as long since I featured in the Business Continuity Institute’s '20 in their 20s' publication, so I’ve decided to re-read my contribution to see what’s changed.

Ensuring business continuity is a key part of everyone’s role

Ensuring business continuity is a key part of everyone’s role

Blog posts   •   Nov 17, 2016 11:33 GMT

For business continuity in particular, it can be tough to get traction if the business has experienced calm waters for a while. The problem with that is, it doesn’t necessarily bring a call to action to the forefront of people’s minds and culture can suffer as a result.

​The necessity of organizational buy-in

​The necessity of organizational buy-in

Blog posts   •   Nov 02, 2016 09:37 GMT

Business continuity professionals may still need to fight for their place in an organization, though I hope that companies who are not fully invested in business continuity programmes are able to see the benefits of those who are leading their industries.

​The cultural restraints on business continuity

​The cultural restraints on business continuity

Blog posts   •   Oct 26, 2016 12:15 BST

I still think the greatest challenge for continuity and resilience professionals is to broaden the scope of action to include the social components in their considerations. Indeed, we all know that an organization is as vulnerable as the weakest link in its value chain, and we are also aware of the fact that each company operates in an interconnected environment.