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Reimagining Business Resiliency

Written by  BOB ARNOLD

Business is constantly changing so the way we respond to crises and disasters should evolve, too. As we become faster and are able to work more with less, our connectivity makes us more accessible but also more vulnerable. So how do we keep ahead of the problems and drive innovative response solutions? With new, emerging threats and volatility around every corner, we need to be prepared for an even wider range of issues. It seems simple to think of disasters in terms of natural disasters, such as tornados and hurricanes, but organizations should also look at cyber-attacks/ransomware, workplace violence, and negative public relations as possible issues that could arise. Putting together your crisis team and brainstorming issues that could impact your group is a good start. The people who intimately know your business will also know the pitfalls and threats. Your operations, logistics, financial, IT, and communication leaders are all uniquely trained