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Exercising builds organisational resilience

Exercising builds organisational resilience

Blog posts   •   Mar 17, 2015 10:00 GMT

Business continuity (BC), as a key discipline within the resilience framework, must articulate this message. Exercising BC plans, viewed from this strategic lens, is an opportunity to gauge resilience. It is fitting therefore that this year’s ​​Business Continuity Awareness Week focuses on the role of exercises in building organisational resilience.

​Why testing and exercising are essential for an effective business continuity programme

​Why testing and exercising are essential for an effective business continuity programme

Blog posts   •   Mar 17, 2015 10:00 GMT

It’s a ‘no brainer’! Any type of plan that has not recently been tested and updated is not worth the paper it’s written on. We spend hours building and maintaining our BCM programmes, keeping the plan up to date and relevant, claiming that we are ‘ready’ to respond and ‘capable’ of coping with the impact of expected and unexpected disruptions.

Why is a 'near miss' always more successful than an exercise in focusing the mind?

Why is a 'near miss' always more successful than an exercise in focusing the mind?

Blog posts   •   Mar 17, 2015 10:00 GMT

Recently I had occasion to be flying into Frankfurt with a well-known airline, the equipment as they say in aircraft parlance seemed very knew, which was a comfort somehow. Gently we approached and the flight attendants were instructed to take their landing positions and dutifully buckled up. I could see the ground approaching and I had heard the landing gear come down.

Business Continuity Flash Blog

Business Continuity Flash Blog

Blog posts   •   Apr 11, 2014 12:32 BST

On Tuesday 18th March 2014, as part of the Business Continuity Awareness Week activities, we witnessed the first ever BC Flash Blog. This is probably a new term to most readers, it is a virtual Flash Mob – but instead of a dance routine the participants wrote and published their own blog post or article.