The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted millions, shut down the economy, closed thousands of businesses, and altered the way we view business continuity management and pandemic planning. For several years governments and companies have debated if pandemic planning was even necessary because of the low probability of an occurrence, notwithstanding the annual routine of seasonal avian influenza prevention. The first quarter of 2020 changed all of that, ushering in a new interest and vigor surrounding business continuity management and pandemic planning. The combination of refreshed business continuity management – coupled with an updated pandemic plan – will provide organizations with…