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March 26, 2015 12:03 pm
CI Staff
What have past attendees said about the Continuity Insights Management Conference?  Click here to see the results of our survey of past conference attendees as we prepare for CIMC 2015 at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona April 20-22. 
March 26, 2015 11:53 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Organizations across a variety of industries are turning to metrics to determine whether their programs work and if they are getting a return on their investment.  Business continuity professionals are no exception.  More and more, BC pros are turning to metrics to determine how effective their programs are and convey that to senior management.
March 24, 2015 12:08 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
Maintaining supply chain operations, especially across state and international borders, can be a major challenge for organizations.  Part of what makes supply chain continuity such a challenge is the reliance on and management of vendors.
March 19, 2015 10:25 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Managing critical equipment and avoiding unplanned down time is key for any organization to remain profitable and conduct business effectively.  Some larger companies, like GE, are turning to data based solutions to help keep their own infrastructure, as well as that of their customers, running smoothly.
March 17, 2015 10:23 am
CI Staff
The call for presentations for the 2015 Continuity Insights New York Conference is now open.  This year's conference will tak place Oct. 20-21 and will once again be held at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel.  Those who would like to submit a presentation for consideration on our program can do so here. 
March 17, 2015 10:05 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Could a changing climate and changing environments have an impact on the spread of infectious diseases?  At least one Zoologist thinks so.  In an article posted in February on Continuity Insights’ sister publications R&D,  Daniel Brooks of University of Nebraska-Lincoln discussed how the spread of infectious diseases like the West Nile Virus and Ebola could be linked to changing climate.
March 12, 2015 11:31 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The New York Chapter of the Contingency Planning Exchange (CPE) hosted its half day quarterly event, which featured presentations and a panel discussion focusing on storm and flood resilience in New York City, on Wednesday, March 11 at Credit Suisse.
March 10, 2015 11:25 am
CI Staff
A new workshop session has been added to the 2015 Continuity Insights Management Conference, as David Lindstedt, a professor at The Ohio State University, will present "Project Management Basics for Preparedness Planners" on Monday, April 20 from 1 to 3:45 p.m.
March 5, 2015 10:43 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Global organizations rely on their supply chains to deliver products and services to their customers in a timely and efficient manner.  While these complex chains are critical to day-to-day operations, their complexity leaves them open to a wide range of problems, which can result in serious down time.  
March 3, 2015 11:43 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The death of two patients at the Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles has renewed focus on the “super bug” known as CRE, or Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), CRE are difficult to treat because of their resistance to antibiotics.  
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