Commercial Hurricane Readiness: The Human Factor

The human factor in commercial hurricane readiness is critical, especially since damage from a hurricane may be widespread. Tell me and I’ll forget Show me and I may remember Involve me and I’ll understand. – Chinese Proverb “People are our most important asset” is a common phrase, but business continuity planning traditionally looks at operations,… Continue reading Commercial Hurricane Readiness: The Human Factor

Ten Best Practices for Communication, Continuity During Mega-Disasters

The recent nuclear crisis in Japan, triggered by an earthquake and complicated by the resulting tsunami, exemplifies the need for effective risk and crisis communication before, during, and after such an event. To cope with a disaster of this magnitude, a distrustful and resistant public needs more than an explanation of potential health and safety… Continue reading Ten Best Practices for Communication, Continuity During Mega-Disasters

Ten Best Practices for Communication, Continuity During Mega-Disasters

The recent nuclear crisis in Japan, triggered by an earthquake and complicated by the resulting tsunami, exemplifies the need for effective risk and crisis communication before, during, and after such an event. To cope with a disaster of this magnitude, a distrustful and resistant public needs more than an explanation of potential health and safety… Continue reading Ten Best Practices for Communication, Continuity During Mega-Disasters

October 13, 2011: Building a Resiliency Program

Informational Update For Thursday, October 13, 2011 Building a Resiliency Program Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM All organizations face risks. Exposure to risks can lead to a drop in productivity, decreased cost effectiveness, reduced quality, damaged reputations, and lost earning potential. Your Risk Management effort should focus on identifying vulnerabilities and prioritizing mitigation… Continue reading October 13, 2011: Building a Resiliency Program