Severe weather is one of the biggest disruptors in business operations, regardless of your location. In 2020 alone, severe weather in the U.S. accounted for $99 billion in economic losses, with a record number of billion-dollar weather events. I work with businesses all over the world, in all different industries, to help them stay safe and if possible, operational before, during, and after natural disasters. While each of these businesses’ needs vary greatly, one key tool I recommend to them all is the tabletop drill. A tabletop drill or exercise requires staff to work together to run through their response…
Count Me In: Why I Value Face-to-Face Collaboration
Do you remember that line kids say when they’re playing hide and seek? “Ready or not, here I come?” That’s...
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Re-entering the Workplace After COVID-19
A continuity plan refers to a plan of action meant to maintain business functions during a major event or disruption....
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Another Virtual Success for DRJ Spring 2021
ARNOLD, Mo. – It’s been an impactful year for many business continuity professionals, but the industry’s premiere event last week...
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Successful Virtual Experience for DRJ Fall 2020
ARNOLD, Mo. – As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact nearly every business, Disaster Recovery Journal held its first virtual...
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