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  • Three Quick Tips to Successfully Engage Executives During a Crisis

    Dealing with leadership teams can be challenging when it comes to your business continuity program. In this unprecedented COVID-19 climate, challenges are even more pronounced: More ad-hoc and urgent asks of business continuity professionals Program weaknesses are…

    Andrew Morkot, MBCI Andrew Morkot, MBCI | Jul 30, 2020
  • Avalution Consulting Receives Highest Product Scores Across All Use Cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for BCM Program Solutions, Worldwide

    15 service providers were evaluated by Gartner against 11 critical capabilities and four use cases. Avalution is offering complimentary access to the report below. Cleveland, OH – (June 11, 2020) – Avalution Consulting, a leading provider of…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Jun 11, 2020
  • Changing Business Continuity Perspectives in a Post COVID-19 World

    Like many, I’ve kept an informal journal that summarizes many of my thoughts and observations as our world responds to COVID-19. I’ve also collected excerpts from interesting articles, social media posts, and especially conversations with clients. This…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | May 20, 2020
  • COVID-19 Mid-Event After Action Review – Now’s the Time

    This article is the first in a two-part series, focused on what organizations can and should be doing as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress. Now that we are past the initial response to COVID-19, I want…

    Michael Bratton, MBCI Michael Bratton, MBCI | May 13, 2020
  • Assurance Software, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Avalution Consulting

    Strategic Combination Provides Access to Unrivaled Business Continuity Management Expertise Audubon, PA – (April 28, 2020) – Assurance Software, Inc., the largest provider of business continuity management (“BCM”) software and services, announces the acquisition of Avalution Consulting,…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Apr 28, 2020
  • I Recovered From COVID-19

    HEALTH DISCLAIMER: The information and other content provided in this blog, or in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Mar 30, 2020
  • Setting Goals to Drive Business Continuity Progress

    I want to talk about how to focus your efforts and drive progress for your program. Do you always get pulled into the latest crisis or the next big thing? Or, maybe worse, you’re chasing some of…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Feb 12, 2020
  • What Should Business Continuity Professionals Do in Response to the Coronavirus?

    As of February 5, 2020, there have been over 20,000 cases of the coronavirus reported and over 400 deaths.1 The global response to this disease has been swift: The United States has evacuated citizens from China; The…

    Patrick Meidenbauer Patrick Meidenbauer | Feb 05, 2020
  • Why Executives Lose Interest in Business Continuity

    Have your executives lost interest in business continuity? Now that the “big project” is over, are they less eager to jump into a steering committee meeting? Or, is it getting harder and harder to get time on…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Jan 29, 2020
  • How to End Business Continuity Busywork

    I want to talk about ending the busywork involved in business continuity. Are you constantly sending email reminders, building spreadsheets, and chasing business continuity approvals? Maybe you’re spending weeks building these huge spreadsheets to compile all your…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Jan 15, 2020
  • How to Get the Business Continuity Program Budget You Deserve

    Do you find that the business continuity budget is continually the low-hanging fruit when it comes to budget review time? Are you asking for more budget but getting ignored, or maybe you’re just unsure how to ask?…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Dec 19, 2019
  • Program Roles & Responsibilities in a Business Continuity Management System

    Business Continuity Roles and Responsibilities Nearly every business continuity standard and regulation require clearly articulated roles and responsibilities.  This includes ISO 22301, the Business Continuity Institute’s Good Practice Guidelines, Disaster Recovery Institute, FFIEC requirements on business continuity,…

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