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Future business continuity: how technology and strategy improvements will impact the profession

The business world is facing a period of rapid change with various emerging technologies, especially artificial intelligence and machine learning, expected to fundamentally change the structure of organizations and society. How might these developments impact the business continuity profession? Charles Boffin makes some suggestions...

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The BIA is here to stay: but the chosen methodology is irrelevant

Rico Andrew Patron enters the contentious debate about the future of the business impact analysis, responding to two recent articles on Continuity Central, and concluding that, while the BIA will continue to be the foundation from which the BCM program is built, the BIA method chosen must match the unique needs of individual organizations.

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Shortlist announced for BCI Global Awards

The Business Continuity Institute has published the shortlist of organizations and individuals that are in the running for its annual Global Awards. Taking place on 7th November during the BCI World conference and exhibition, the awards recognise excellence in the business continuity and resilience profession.

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Managing the psychological impact of distressing and traumatic incidents: six steps to build a successful strategy

When organizations encounter sudden, unexpected and disruptive events, business continuity plans aim to quickly restore operational functioning. However, without stabilising the people who deliver those operations, the best laid plans may only be partially successful. Liz Royle looks at six steps that organizations can take to manage this area.

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