Mastering the Aftermath: Strategic Responses to the Baltimore Bridge Collapse

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The recent collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, MD, a critical artery for transport and logistics along the East Coast, presents a formidable supply chain challenge. The bridge is renowned for its heavy daily traffic and role in freight movement between major industrial and commercial hubs. However, the cascading impacts resulting from… Continue reading Mastering the Aftermath: Strategic Responses to the Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Rehearsing Plan B: The Importance of Mastering Your Workarounds

In terms of bang for the buck, not all business continuity activities are created equal. One of the most valuable ways BC practitioners can spend their time is making sure their organizations can truly execute on their manual workarounds. Rehearsing Your Plan B Due to the complexity of BC methodology, many aspects of the field… Continue reading Rehearsing Plan B: The Importance of Mastering Your Workarounds

Spring Showers and Climate Shifts: Strategies for Mitigating Severe Weather Impacts

As the vernal equinox ushers in the season of renewal, the specter of severe spring weather looms large. Spring has proven to have increasingly unpredictable patterns, marked by violent storms, torrential rains, and more unseasonable events. These meteorological upheavals are not isolated incidents but rather indicators of a changing climate. The impacts are far-reaching, affecting… Continue reading Spring Showers and Climate Shifts: Strategies for Mitigating Severe Weather Impacts

Career Spotlight: Melissa Muñiz of Zion Resiliency

Tell us about yourself – your name, company, title, and responsibilities? I am currently working as a resilience consultant with Zion Resiliency. With more than 15 years of experience across various companies, I’ve specialized in building and enhancing programs. I find contract and consulting work engaging and rewarding, as it allows me to apply my… Continue reading Career Spotlight: Melissa Muñiz of Zion Resiliency

Maximizing Business Risk Management: Integrating Process Improvement and Financial Compliance

Risk is inherent, in some form or another, to every industry sector. Factors like financial crises, accidental mismanagement, strategic pitfalls, natural disaster events, and technological failures can all negatively impact a business’s bottom line. The failure to mitigate risk can have a wide range of consequences, from small errors stacking up to undermine projects’ financial… Continue reading Maximizing Business Risk Management: Integrating Process Improvement and Financial Compliance

4 Steps to Get Organizational Buy-In for Resilience Technology

Perhaps you’re in charge of safety, business continuity, disaster recovery planning, or even communications at your company. You’re convinced resilience technology could help you manage your function more effectively. However, you’re not quite sure how to go about getting this concept approved and over the goal line. If any of this sounds familiar, here are… Continue reading 4 Steps to Get Organizational Buy-In for Resilience Technology

What Is the Meaning of Community Resilience?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary (2024), a community is defined as “the people living in one particular area or people who are considered as a unit because of their common interests, social group, or nationality,” and resilience is described as “the ability to be happy, successful, etc., again after something difficult or bad has happened.”… Continue reading What Is the Meaning of Community Resilience?

Navigating Storms: How Risk Intelligence Safeguards Organizations

In today’s unpredictable world, organizations face a myriad of risks ranging from natural disasters to cyber threats and geopolitical tensions. As these risks continue to evolve and amplify, the need for comprehensive risk intelligence becomes paramount. In this article, we delve into the importance of risk intelligence in safeguarding organizations amidst increasing volatility in weather… Continue reading Navigating Storms: How Risk Intelligence Safeguards Organizations