Organizational Certification

  • Sources of Corrective Actions

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the eighth in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that could…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | May 26, 2014
  • Program Roles & Responsibilities in a Business Continuity Management System

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the seventh in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Apr 28, 2014
  • How to Establish an Early Warning System

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective is the sixth in a series to discuss key elements of the ISO 22301 business continuity management system, including value-adding elements of the standard or requirements that…

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | Nov 21, 2013
  • Using Lessons Learned in the Evaluation of Business Continuity Procedures

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series The management system approach to business continuity requires a culture of continual improvement in business continuity programs.  One of the key steps in facilitating continual improvement is to regularly…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Nov 07, 2013
  • Internal Audit – Protecting Your Investment in ISO 22301

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective takes a look at Clause 9.2, ISO 22301’s requirement for internal audit, defined as an independent assessment that provides management with feedback regarding the performance of the…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Aug 01, 2013
  • Why Documentation Is So Much More Than Just Documents

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective takes a look at ISO 22301’s requirement for documentation, which includes documented processes and procedures, as well as evidence of business continuity planning execution.  The content found…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Jul 10, 2013
  • How to Perform Effective Management Reviews

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series This perspective takes a look at one element of Clause 9.3, the management review (a process that Avalution feels is one of the most valuable elements of ISO 22301).

    Michael Bratton, MBCI Michael Bratton, MBCI | Jun 10, 2013
  • Does Your Business Continuity Management System Have “Issues”?

    Part of Avalution’s Conforming to ISO 22301 Series ISO 22301 is the first standard to employ the new ISO format for management systems standards, which involves a considerable amount of “templatized” management system content across ten clauses. …

    Brian Zawada, FBCI Brian Zawada, FBCI | May 28, 2013
  • Implementing ISO 22301: The Business Continuity Management System Standard

    Today we announced the release of a new white paper, Implementing ISO 22301: The Business Continuity Management System Standard, co-authored by Brian Zawada, Avalution’s Director of Consulting and the Chairman and Head of U.S. Delegation to ISO…

    Courtney Bowers Courtney Bowers | Feb 26, 2013
  • Why You Should Pay Attention to Business Continuity Standards (Even If You Aren’t Seeking Certification)

    Standards…ugh! Even though the business continuity profession appears to be paying some attention to the topics of standards development and organizational certification, you may be tempted to skip over these articles and ignore the opportunity to review…

    Avalution Team Avalution Team | Dec 13, 2012