An examination of the contemporary meaning and utility of resilience

ResilienceAndrew MacLeod, MBCI, investigates the origins of the term ‘resilience’ and demonstrates how its meaning, context and utility has evolved in the last 30 years. This is the second paper in a series where we are publishing the short listed entries in the Continuity Central Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition.

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To invoke or not to invoke? That is the question when it comes to disaster recovery

Disaster recoveryDeciding whether to failover to a secondary site or wait it out and fix the problem in-house still remains one of the toughest decisions businesses face during an outage. Oscar Arean explains... Read this article

Exercising and resilience: fit for purpose?

Over the next few weeks the shortlisted articles and papers in Continuity Central’s Business Continuity Paper of the Year competition will be published, with the winner announced after that. This is the first shortlisted paper, written by Ken Simpson, FBCI. Read this article.


Four steps for better DRaaS testing

Kemal Balioglu makes some suggestions about ways you can make your DRaaS testing more efficient and productive. Read this article.




Business continuity?

Business continuity can be defined as 'the processes, procedures, decisions and activities to ensure that an organization can continue to function through an operational interruption'. Read more about the basics of business continuity here.