Business Continuity

  • 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
  • The 6 Core Ingredients Every Program Needs to Achieve the Right Level of Resiliency

    As Published in the Spring 2019 Issue of the Disaster Recovery Journal We’ve helped to build and run hundreds of high-performing business continuity programs. One of the most consistent themes we’ve noticed is a lack of engagement…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Mar 12, 2019
  • Risk-Based Thinking and Business Continuity Planning

    I use the term all the time. Avalution’s leadership team, and by extension, the firm’s product/service-related messaging often uses it. A quick Google search returns nearly 6.8 million results in under a second. The term I’m referring…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Apr 23, 2018
  • Business Continuity Software – More than “Just Plans”

    I had a conference call last Friday with a very experienced professional regarding the purpose and intent of business continuity software. She made an interesting comment, in which she proclaimed, “It’s all about the recovery plans.” I…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Mar 06, 2018
  • 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
  • What is HICS and What are HICS Forms?

    The Basics of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) Framework If your hospital or health system has an initiative to improve the emergency preparedness program, or if you have moved into a new role that has emergency…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 06, 2017
  • A Cross-Functional Approach to Hospital Preparedness

    Bringing Together HICS, Business Continuity, IT Disaster Recovery, and Information Security Hospitals place high importance on delivering uninterrupted care regardless of circumstances, and, as such, invest heavily in preparedness.  Hospitals that are the most successful in achieving…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Nov 09, 2017
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most comprehensive personal data privacy regulation ever issued, and its implementation deadline in May 2018 is approaching quickly. With the potential fines accompanying noncompliance, GDPR has shifted the business world’s…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Nov 02, 2017
  • Avalution Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland

    For over 12 years, Avalution has been laser focused on business continuity, and, until recently, Avalution delivered consulting services and supported our Catalyst SaaS solution with resources based solely in the United States. We’ve become the leading…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Oct 30, 2017