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default Preparing your pandemic response plans: a comprehensive checklist Popular

Dr. Jim Kennedy provides a detailed checklist of items that organizations need to consider to sense-check existing pandemic plans, or to inform planning processes which may be underway.

default Seven things every business continuity plan should contain Popular

In an article aimed at people new to business continuity, Jennifer Craig examines the basic content of a business continuity plan, describing seven components that should be incorporated in every plan:

default Six business continuity management mistakes to avoid… Popular

Simply having a business continuity programme in place is no guarantee that your organization will survive a business interruption incident; cutting corners or missing important steps will make your programme ineffective. In this article, Sandra Bell highlights six areas that are commonly missed...

default The Hexagon Hypothesis: six disruptive scenarios Popular

This paper by Jim Burtles, Hon. FBCI, is an attempt to bring a simple but effective and comprehensive approach to the development and delivery of business continuity solutions.

default The minimum business continuity objective: the Cinderella of the BIA... Popular

The minimum business continuity objective (MBCO) is a neglected tool in the business continuity toolbox. Charlie Maclean-Bristol, FBCI, explains what it is and how to use it.

default The new ISO/TS 22317 business impact analysis guidelines: a first taste Popular

John Robinson, FBCI, reviews ISO’s Technical Specification for conducting BIAs which was published on September 15th 2015.

default The realities of recovery time objectives Popular

Is the aim of recovering to a minimum business continuity objective acceptable? Tim Dunger argues that it isn’t…

default Why I no longer look at financial impacts when conducting a BIA… Popular

There are advantages and disadvantages of including financial impacts in the business impact analysis. In this article business continuity expert, Charlie Maclean Bristol, gives his view on the issue.

default Why many organizations struggle to get business continuity right Popular

Saul Midler, FBCI, describes three main reasons why organizations often fail to achieve ‘right-sized’ business continuity.

default Why your BIA method matters Popular

In this paper, Stephen Massey describes why BIA is so important in the establishment of an effective BCMS and which methods yield the most efficacies; how organizations must avoid confusing efficiency for efficacy and; why the BIA process must be treated as a learning and development exercise.


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