Business Continuity

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 19, 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
  • Avalution Consulting Again Named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Program Solutions, Worldwide, for Catalyst

    CLEVELAND, OH October 2, 2019 Avalution Consulting – the leading provider of business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting and software solutions – announced today that Gartner, Inc. has positioned the company as a Leader for its…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Oct 02, 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