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Business continuity delivers return on investment

Business continuity delivers return on investment

News   •   May 18, 2016 09:58 BST

What is the return on investment of business continuity? How do you justify to top management any investment in business continuity? It's a tough question. If a disruption does occur, then clearly having a business continuity plan will demonstrate significant value, as it will help you manage through the disruption. But what if a disruption hasn’t occurred?

Promoting Business Continuity Awareness Week

Promoting Business Continuity Awareness Week

News   •   Mar 02, 2016 16:35 GMT

We are only a few months away from Business Continuity Awareness Week and now we have published the posters that will be used to promote the week. The theme this year is return on investment, so all four posters display the message discover the value of business continuity, as ultimately we want to get the message across that business continuity can have additional benefits.

The return on investment of business continuity

The return on investment of business continuity

News   •   Nov 11, 2015 08:00 GMT

What is the value of business continuity? Sure if you have a crisis and the world starts collapsing around you then there could be some benefit – having a plan is place would help you work through the worst of the disruption. But what if you don’t have a crisis, what if your business is ticking along just fine, is there any value to business continuity then? Is there a return on investment?

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​The ROI of building resilience into business as usual

​The ROI of building resilience into business as usual

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2016 17:04 BST

The tried, tested and not always successful counter argument goes like this. If it seems like a lot of time, effort and expenditure to adopt business continuity practices, the cost of these will be as nothing compared to the cost of enduring a catastrophe and its aftermath without a plan.

​It’s time to shift your thinking to operational resiliency

​It’s time to shift your thinking to operational resiliency

Blog posts   •   May 18, 2016 12:45 BST

Mobile, social, cognitive and the Internet of Things - technologies like these are reshaping business, improving client engagement and making employees more productive, flexible, and responsive. Our growing reliance on 24/7 availability also puts us more at risk every day and increases the impacts of an outage.

​3 wrongs make a start: Demonstrating the value of resilience

​3 wrongs make a start: Demonstrating the value of resilience

Blog posts   •   May 17, 2016 10:43 BST

Resilience professionals around the world… you are a victim of your own success! If your business is resilient (whether by effective planning or pure luck!) you will find that it becomes increasingly difficult to capture the imagination (and attention) of your boardroom.

​What business continuity return on investment means to me

​What business continuity return on investment means to me

Blog posts   •   May 16, 2016 15:11 BST

This year’s ​Business Continuity Awareness Week theme got me thinking about what return on investment means to me. The question of what ​business continuity is worth to an organization has been around for at least as long as I have been practising and probably longer.

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Business Continuity Awareness Week 2016

Business Continuity Awareness Week 2016

Events   •   Apr 09, 2015 10:32 BST

Business Continuity Awareness Week is an annual global event to demonstrate the value of business continuity and help people understand why they should apply it to their organisation. The theme for the week is return on investment so if you have any ideas on how to develop this theme then please email andrew.scott@thebci.org

May 16 - May 20