Consulting

  • 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
  • Business Continuity Strategies Before Plans

    Instituting and Driving Change Blog Series: Post 1 of 6  I recently returned from a great conference – unrelated to business continuity by the way – and one of the breakout sessions was focused on driving and…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Jun 19, 2019
  • Adaptive BC: Not for Most

    Adaptive BC has done a great job of stirring up the business continuity profession with some new ideas.  At Avalution – we love pushing the envelope and try new things, so we were excited to learn more…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | May 21, 2019
  • How to Implement a Focused Business Continuity Program

    Feel like you have too many plans? Feel like too many of your business processes are deemed “critical”? Unsure of who should participate in the business continuity planning effort or if you’re allowed to engage the business?…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Apr 09, 2019