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Agenda Sneak Peek Corporate Crisis Management: âPandemicâ Response and Recovery Director Global Business Resiliency Presenter Zona Walton, CBCP, MBCI, is the director of global business resiliency within the global business resiliency organization for Automatic Data Processing LLC. In June 2014, ADP associates located in our Manila, Philippines office were impacted by a bacterial infection that… Continue reading Agenda Sneak Peek
A culture of preparedness is key to effective business continuity, but establishing one is easier said than done. You can apply tools, conduct tabletops, initiate fire drills and communicate, communicate, communicateâonly to discover youâve overwhelmed your team with information. One reason this happens is because your methods are out of step the existing corporate culture.
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Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, discusses whether the time has come for business continuity managers to make contingency plans for an Ebola pandemic.Spain is now dealing with the first case of direct infection of Ebola in Western Europe; the first Ebola death has occurred in the United States; and the World Health Organization has warned that ‘Ebola… Continue reading Should we be planning for an Ebola Pandemic and what should we plan for?
The Dallas hospital treating the Ebola patient has just announced that the patient died. The Liberian public health and airport security personnel in Liberia did their jobs, and checked outgoing passengers at three distinct checkpoints. But airport personnel can do little when patients lie or the patient didn’t know that what was thought to be… Continue reading We need better checklists.
This week Charlie discusses how the Ebola crisis is creeping up on all of us. The situation in West Africa, with the ongoing spread of Ebola, bears all the classic symptoms of a ‘creeping’ or ‘rising tide’ crisis. In Tolly’s Handbook of Disaster and Emergency Management Principles and Practice (edited by Lakha & Moore,… Continue reading Ebola – The Classic Creeping Crisis
Only half of UK organizations have a business continuity plan and this figure is significantly lower when it comes to small businesses with only 30 percent having a plan in place compared to 54 percent of medium sized businesses and 73 percent of large businesses. These are the findings highlighted in a new study by… Continue reading Small businesses failing to plan ahead
Disaster Recovery Journal Fall World 2014 took place Sept. 7-10 at the beautiful Hilton San Diego Bayfront this year. More than 850 practitioners joined hundreds of exhibitors and board members for a total of 1,100 industry professionals at DRJ Fall World 2014. The three-day event was packed with more than 50 sessions, a concurrent exhibit… Continue reading DRJ Fall World 2014 Marks Another Successful Show
Toledo, Ohio, July 2014 A green algae bloom, moved westward from normal wind patterns, hovered directly over the water intake to the Toledo drinking water intakes. The toxins from the algae are not removed by normal treatment processes, and otherwise normal âemergencyâ procedures to boil contaminated water does not destroy the toxin but rather concentrates… Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere