At the recent DRJ conference in Orlando one of my friends said, “Why don’t you present a crisis management case study using the Toyota accelerator crisis?” I thought that it was a good idea. I responded favorably, but with a caveat – only if no other “major” disaster/crisis occurred that would supersede Toyota. While I… Continue reading Oil Spill Moves Toyota From Spotlight
As business continuity professionals, we are often asked to “lead the charge” in establishing a business continuity capability throughout our organization. It’s a task we take seriously because we know the result should we fail. We’ve studied everything from hurricanes and fires to workplace violence and pandemics. However, in our passion for business continuity, it’s… Continue reading Are you a Zealot?
Lately there has been some discussion among people outside of our industry about priorities and where disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) fall in this faltering economy. In fact, some have proposed to back-burner BC activities. Are they right? Probably not! With the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, disaster, it is time… Continue reading Yes, They Still Need Us!