Business Continuity

  • Business Continuity Program Validation: An Overview of BCI Professional Practice 6

    This perspective provides an overview of the Business Continuity Institute’s Professional Practice 6 (PP6) – Validation, which is the professional practice that “confirms that the Business Continuity Management (BCM) program meets the objectives set in the Business…

    TJ Heginbotham, MBCI TJ Heginbotham, MBCI | Oct 10, 2016
  • Integrating Information Security and Business Continuity

    The organizations we work with are increasingly coordinating, and in some cases integrating, the management of their Business Continuity Management (BCM) program with the management of Information Security (InfoSec). This perspective looks at how they are approaching…

    Rob Giffin Rob Giffin | Sep 27, 2016
  • An Introduction to IT Disaster Recovery Planning

    Risks to critical business operations due to systems outages have been, and will always be, a concern for most organizations. As a result, IT disaster recovery planning is critical to help reduce the likelihood of a system…

    Bill DiMartini, MBCI Bill DiMartini, MBCI | Jul 26, 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
  • 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, MBA, PMP John Verdi, MBCI, MBA, PMP | 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, MBCI TJ Heginbotham, MBCI | 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