Disaster Recovery Journal and Continuity Insights have collaborated on these resources to ensure that business continuity/disaster recovery professionals are well-informed as they combat the COVID-19 crisis.
This fireside chat with Bogdana Sardak and Jonathan Hartmann of Fusion Risk Management discusses what successes and trends they’ve observed in the marketplace, insights and recommendations for return-to-workplace and beyond, what program managers and practitioners should be thinking about when identifying areas of improvement, and how to succeed with a new executive focus on business continuity and risk management. They’ll also offer their perspective on how younger generations are challenging existing programs to innovate and evolve for a new normal.
As the COVID pandemic continues, I’ve noticed something strange regarding the role that organizations’ business continuity management offices are playing in dealing with the crisis. In many cases, it’s slim to none. … In today’s post, I’ll look at the extent of, reasons for, and costs of this perplexing trend. I’ll also share some advice for senior executives and BCM staff on how and why BCM offices can and should play a larger part in helping organizations respond to the pandemic.
Image learning from more than 40 C-suite executives their organizations’ experiences in dealing with the Coronavirus. In Business Executives and Other Leaders Share Their COVID-19 Experience, a new Continuity Insights webinar, Tejas Katwala, CEO & Co-Founder of Continuity Logic will shares findings from 1:1 conversations with 40+ C-Suite executives and business risk and resilience leaders on COVID-19.
How and When to Reopen Your Business
By AlertMedia: The decision of whether to reopen your business is weighing heavily on the minds of many leaders today. On the one hand, every company wants to keep their employees and customers safe. At the same time, many people and businesses are on the ropes because of the sudden closures caused by this pandemic.
Several weeks ago, as many organizations were moving to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Earth Networks surveyed numerous professionals asking them how the outbreak was affecting their organizations.
Today’s slowdowns in business and closures of physical workplaces have given many companies a kick towards speeding up their pace of digital transformation. In this session, we discuss how to manage the acceleration of your digital transformation strategy to support remote work, collaboration and infrastructure upgrades, as well as the risks associated with going digital. Panelists: Jerome Wendt, Steve Gruber, and Selma Coutinho
The coming weeks will see most organizations begin making cautious steps back toward their previous way of doing business, though the situation remains fluid and some things might have changed permanently. In today’s post, we’ll look at six areas every organization should think about as it prepares to emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown and enter business’s next phase.
The latest BCI report, Coronavirus – A Pandemic Response, indicates that many organizations will be forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 24.8% of businesses expect to ‘go back to their old business model’, demonstrating the huge impact the coronavirus has had on businesses, and how organizations have had to adapt & change at rapid speed to ensure survival.
Handbook provides most comprehensive guidance to-date for communities navigating sheltering at a distance, delivery of medical supplies, identifying responses for vulnerable communities, and more.
Continuity Insights has scheduled an important webinar dealing with the unprecedented challenges organizations are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us on May 27 as we address this critical topic during Delivering IT and Business Resilience During Times of Uncertainty.
The latest Business Continuity Institute (BCI) report, Coronavirus – A Pandemic Response, indicates that many organizations will be forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
R3 Continuum has put together quick capsule summary that addresses the important of staying balanced in order to effectively move forward, especially during these dizzying times amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.
BCM practitioners have a holistic view of the organization and its processes, critical activities, and key stakeholders and saw their plans in practice during COVID-19. In this session and by providing real-life examples, Marie-Hélène will demonstrate how to reflect the learnings of COVID-19 using the Business Continuity Institute BCM lifecycle and Good Practice Guidelines (GPG). She will also address how organizations can have a strong impact and generate a return on investment within other areas, such as Integrated Risk Management and Cyber Resilience, as well as during smaller incidents.
Service Provider Resources
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)|
|World Health Organization (WHO)|
|Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA)|
|U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)|
|Johns Hopkins Medicine|
|Regina Phelps, CEM, RN – crisis management, exercise design & pandemic planning expert|
|Lisa Koonin, Ph.D. – former CDC infectious disease expert|
|DRJ Digest – current pandemic and other BC/DR-related news at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET daily|