The latest business continuity news from around the world

2021 Business Continuity Awards rescheduled

CIR Magazine has announced that the 2021 Business Continuity Awards will now take place on 1st September rather than Thursday 17th June, as originally scheduled. The Award ceremony remains at the  London Marriott Grosvenor Square.

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The winners of the DRI Awards of Excellence 2021

The winners of the DRI Awards of Excellence 2021 were announced during the DRI Resilience Excellence Summit, which took place virtually from March 1st - 3rd. The awards are presented to leaders and innovators in the fields of business continuity, technology recovery, and crisis and risk management.

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An independent review of the latest NCEMA business continuity standard revision and why it deserves wider use

Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Lead Auditor is a business continuity practitioner and seasoned management system Lead Auditor. Here she offers an insight into the recent publication of NCEMA 7000:2021, the third edition of the UAE National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority’s business continuity management standard.

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Researchers find four simple fixes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ which can help make crisis videoconferencing more effective

Prompted by the recent boom in videoconferencing, Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab (VHIL), examined the psychological consequences of spending hours per day on these platforms. The results provide some relevant information for when videoconferencing is used during incident response.

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