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  • 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
  • 9 Tips for Business Continuity Management Success

    Business Continuity Management (BCM) is vital in preparing and protecting business operations from disruptions caused by threats stemming from cyber-attack and natural disasters, as well as resource unavailability such as building loss, technology loss, staff absenteeism, and…

    Elaine Tomlin, MBCI Elaine Tomlin, MBCI | Feb 09, 2018
  • CMS Emergency Preparedness Ruling

    Published on September 16, 2016 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), the “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers” Final Rule (81 FR 63860), commonly referred to…

    Bill DiMartini, MBCI Bill DiMartini, MBCI | Oct 12, 2017
  • Millennial Cheat Sheet for Business Continuity Professionals

    In the interest of full disclosure, this blog was written from the perspective of someone who is absolutely considered a “Millennial.” With that in mind, though, none of what is presented below is intended to be about…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 31, 2017
  • “…Or High Water”: A Business Continuity Case Study

    The Importance of Business Continuity and Leveraging Resource Loss Based Planning SITUATION On Sunday, January 8, 2017, the temperature in Cleveland, OH dropped significantly, which caused a water pipe to burst in the hallway of our building,…

    Morgan Perry, AMBCI Morgan Perry, AMBCI | Feb 20, 2017
  • Introducing Avalution’s Values

    When my business partner Brian and I started Avalution in a Starbucks 11 years ago, we didn’t spend much time agonizing over what we wanted this firm to be about. It was a quick conversation – and…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Feb 07, 2017
  • My Business Continuity Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

    With 2017 well underway, I wanted to take the time to reflect on 2016 and also look ahead to predict the way in which our business continuity profession will continue to mature in 2017 and beyond. In…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Jan 16, 2017
  • National Preparedness Month 2016

    As business continuity professionals, we’ve all heard the saying: failure to plan is planning to fail. In the spirit of this timeless mantra, we would like to remind you that September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Sep 01, 2016
  • Another Example of Why Business Continuity Planning Matters…

    The Republican National Convention (RNC) is taking place in my hometown, Cleveland, OH, in just a few short weeks. I can feel the energy and excitement everywhere I go. Of course, that energy has been amplified by…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Jun 27, 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