Consulting

  • 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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  • 4 Recurring Themes from BCI World 2019

    It is now late November, after digesting my BCI World experience from November 5th and 6th at the Novotel London West Hotel, I wanted to reflect on some of the key discussions we had with the hundreds of…

    Elaine Tomlin, MBCI Elaine Tomlin, MBCI | Nov 26, 2019
  • 2019 California Wildfires and Business Continuity

    3 Focuses of an Effective Crisis Management Response As massive fires and power outages impacted hundreds of thousands of people throughout California recently, one of Avalution’s clients had to respond as they learned that nearly 50% of…

    Patrick Meidenbauer Patrick Meidenbauer | Nov 13, 2019
  • Integrating Risk Disciplines

    If you surveyed business continuity, IT disaster recovery, crisis management and global security practitioners from a single organization on what resilience means to them, you’d probably get (at least) four different answers. That doesn’t necessarily mean that…

    Kailey Eaton Kailey Eaton | Oct 16, 2019
  • Calculated RTO’s Often Miss The Mark

    As it relates to the business continuity consulting services we offer, Avalution works with a lot of organizations that already have software to assist with a wide variety of tasks, including the performance of a business impact…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Aug 21, 2019
  • Agile Concepts in Business Continuity

    Carefully Consider “Agile Business Continuity” Many business executives are asking those responsible for business continuity – and the managers of other disciplines as well – “Should we implement Agile in our program?” It’s a fair question, but…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Aug 15, 2019
  • Five Staffing Options to Drive Business Continuity

    When it comes to getting business continuity related work done and striving to achieve the right level of resilience, an organization typically has five staffing model choices to get it done: Full-Time Employees Staff Augmentation Resources (temporary…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Aug 06, 2019
  • Avalution Consulting Announces Acquisition of BC Management

    Avalution Consulting is excited to announce the acquisition of BC Management. The collective service offering from two industry-leading firms – spanning business continuity consulting, software, staffing, and research – provides a unique and dynamic service set that…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Jul 09, 2019