Exploring Business Interruption Insurance in the Wake of Disaster

With the business press and financial markets reflecting deep concern this spring over the long-term effects of the Tohoku earthquake in Japan, companies around the world are asking: What are some of the best practices we can deploy now to cope with future catastrophic events? Companies with operations, customers and suppliers in Japan are working… Continue reading Exploring Business Interruption Insurance in the Wake of Disaster

Are you a Certified BCM Professional?

Certification Links BCI: http://www.thebcicertificate.org/ BRCCI: www.brcci.org DRII: http://www.drii.org ICOR: http://www.theicor.org/ Sentryx: http://www.sentryx.com/ Business Continuity Management has made considerable progress in recent years and is now a recognized profession in most private and public sector organizations, often including the Board Room and the Executive Suite. With this recognition has come an influx of those seeking to… Continue reading Are you a Certified BCM Professional?

Are you a Certified BCM Professional?

Certification Links BCI: http://www.thebcicertificate.org/ BRCCI: www.brcci.org DRII: http://www.drii.org ICOR: http://www.theicor.org/ Sentryx: http://www.sentryx.com/ Business Continuity Management has made considerable progress in recent years and is now a recognized profession in most private and public sector organizations, often including the Board Room and the Executive Suite. With this recognition has come an influx of those seeking to… Continue reading Are you a Certified BCM Professional?

The Meta-Leadership Approach

Over the years you have read in this column examples of how public/private partnerships can enhance an organization’s response and recovery from a disaster. PPBI has been showing the value of public/private partnerships and how an organization can take the public/private partnership concept to enhance their own organization’s response and recovery through our workshops and… Continue reading The Meta-Leadership Approach

The Meta-Leadership Approach

Over the years you have read in this column examples of how public/private partnerships can enhance an organization’s response and recovery from a disaster. PPBI has been showing the value of public/private partnerships and how an organization can take the public/private partnership concept to enhance their own organization’s response and recovery through our workshops and… Continue reading The Meta-Leadership Approach

Auditing Today’s Business Continuity Management Systems

Auditors of information systems, information security systems, and it governance or business continuity professionals may be interested in adding to their professional qualifications by becoming an auditor of business continuity management systems. Never heard of this designation? That’s because it is a new requirement that is an outcome of US legislation enacted as way to… Continue reading Auditing Today’s Business Continuity Management Systems

Auditing Today’s Business Continuity Management Systems

Auditors of information systems, information security systems, and it governance or business continuity professionals may be interested in adding to their professional qualifications by becoming an auditor of business continuity management systems. Never heard of this designation? That’s because it is a new requirement that is an outcome of US legislation enacted as way to… Continue reading Auditing Today’s Business Continuity Management Systems

Leveraging Regional External Agencies to Strengthen your Program

On-Line Resources – Public Agency Emergency Management Information DRJ / ARMA / DRII / FSTC / NFPA 1600 Generally Accepted Practices (GAP). DRII Professional Practices. DRJ / DRII Glossary ANSI / NFPA 1600:2010 – Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. National Fire Protection Association, 2010. Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), FEMA. Emergency Planning… Continue reading Leveraging Regional External Agencies to Strengthen your Program