Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015

“When do you want to find out your business continuity plan really works?”

With the theme of this year´s Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015 “testing and exercising business continuity plans”, which starts today, the Business Continuity Institute will raise awareness for ensuring that organisations check their business continuity plans on a regular basis. According to a UK study by Databarracks, less than a third of respondents (29%) stated that they had tested their plan during the previous twelve months. Continue reading

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?


We Brits love a good moan, and perhaps none more so than about the continual repeats aired on TV. Maybe this is because there’s a reluctance to invest in good quality new programming anymore? Or perhaps it’s because we just don’t make them like we used to. This could arguably be the case in relation to British television comedy. Sitcoms such as: Only Fools and Horses, Blackadder and Faulty Towers from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s are repeated continually and still draw millions of viewers.

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Crisis? What Crisis?

Think the Unthinkable

The biggest challenge for a BCM Manager is not the struggle for budget, lack of internal understanding or the non-existent ROI of their programs. It is the common “We haven’t had a crisis in all these years – so why should we invest in a BCM program?” quote by managers. Continue reading

Intelligence is the Key

What industries require from systems for operational crisis management

Experience show that integrated and comprehensive support through all operational stages is more and more of a key factor for companies when they think of using tools in emergency or crisis management. Continue reading