Business Continuity

  • Business Continuity Implementation: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 5

    This perspective provides an overview of the Business Continuity Institute’s Professional Practice 5 (PP5) – Implementation, which is the professional practice that “executes the agreed strategies and tactics through the process of developing the Business Continuity Plan…

    John Verdi, MBCI John Verdi, MBCI | Apr 21, 2016
  • Continuity Insights Management Conference 2016

    The 2016 Continuity Insights Management Conference is taking place April 18-20, 2016 at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. We’re looking forward to another wonderful show! We have a lot planned during CIMC 2016, and we hope…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Apr 11, 2016
  • Business Continuity Plans: Resource Loss-based vs Scenario-based

    For some reason, bad ideas often attempt to make a comeback – typically, after enough time has passed and the very reason they were discarded or abandoned in the first place is forgotten. Bad ideas certainly are…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Mar 25, 2016
  • Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World 2016

    Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World 2016 is taking place March 13-16, 2016 at Disney’s Coronado Spring Resort in Orlando, FL. We’re looking forward to another amazing show with numerous educational sessions and awesome people! We have a lot planned during DRJ Spring…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Feb 25, 2016
  • Effective Business Continuity: Program vs Plan

    Many organizations think that effective business continuity planning is synonymous with great plan documentation. It’s not. Yes, plan documentation is extremely important. BUT… many organizations fail to recognize that effective business continuity plans – and truly prepared…

    TJ Heginbotham, AMBCI TJ Heginbotham, AMBCI | Jan 28, 2016
  • Risky Business (Part 3): A Supply Chain Continuity Case Study

    Muda. It’s the Japanese word for waste and the enemy in modern supply chain management and manufacturing. Since the 1980s, lean thinking has revolutionized the way businesses operate by seeking to eliminate muda and free capital held…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Jan 11, 2016
  • Leading Response and Recovery Teams (Part 3)

    This perspective is the third in a three-part series that addresses how to develop the skills necessary for being a successful leader in a crisis, including how a team leader can set the team’s purpose and bring…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 10, 2015
  • Business Continuity Strategy Design: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 4

    This article provides an overview of Professional Practice 4 (PP4) – Design, which is the professional practice that “identifies and selects appropriate strategies and tactics to determine how continuity and recovery from disruption will be achieved”. Strategy…

    Michael Bratton, MBCI Michael Bratton, MBCI | Nov 18, 2015
  • Standard Operating Procedures: Program Documentation That Helps Drive Repeatable Results

    Designing a governance structure and describing its intended performance in the form of program documentation is the first step to ensure your business continuity program produces repeatable results that align to stakeholder expectations. According to the Business…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Oct 19, 2015
  • The Critical Role Analysis Plays in Your Business Continuity Program: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 3

    This article provides an overview of GPG Professional Practice 3 (PP3) – Analysis, which is the professional practice that “reviews and assesses an organization in terms of what its objectives are, how it functions, and the constraints…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 22, 2015