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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 20:08

Helping Others Through Business Continuity

Written by  BOB ARNOLD

We are living in challenging times. Often just when we feel like we have everything under control and can relax a bit we’re hit with unexpected news and events. From the wildfires in California, Idaho, Montano, Oregon, and Washington State to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, to the shooting in Las Vegas – it can seem like we’re overwhelmed by disaster and bad news. The cumulative effects of seeing images, reading stories, and listening to accounts of how people fought to save their homes, families, and lives can admittedly be depressing. It can be easy to start to think there is nothing but bad news out there. The key when thinking about these disasters is in taking a step back and looking at what went right and what went wrong. By putting on our business continuity hats, we’re able to take a more analytical approach to these events – giving all of