Recent Articles

November 21, 2014 10:24 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The New York City Metro Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners hosted its November meeting at Rabobank on Thursday, Nov. 20.  The event featured a presentation by Steve Crimando about crowd and mob behavior and violence and how they can have a negative effect on businesses.
November 18, 2014 10:06 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Few things can shut down business operations like an extreme weather event.  They are unpredictable, dangerous and very, very difficult to plan for.  Here are a few of the more unique and dangerous extreme weather events the world has seen in 2014. 
November 14, 2014 10:10 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The Safe America Foundation presented its WorldSafe Awards on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Delta Flight Museum in Hapeville, Ga. Individuals and organizations across various categories were recognized for their contributions to safety both nationally and internationally.
November 11, 2014 10:49 am
CI Staff
Continuity Insights values its readers and subscribers and the countless years of business continuity experience they bring to the table.  That is why we are inviting you to take part in our 2014 Countinuity Insights Reader Survey, which can be found here.  We want to provide our readers with the best experience possible and we appreciate any and all feedback.
November 11, 2014 10:41 am
Joe Shust, Editor
As temperatures begin to drop, winter weather will soon be upon us.  Snow, ice, hail and “wintery mix” can bring a host of problems for business continuity professionals and their teams.  Here are five reasons you should begin making preparations for winter weather right now.
November 7, 2014 10:28 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Facebook has introduced a new feature, called “Safety Check,” which will allow its users to check in with their status during a disaster.  Users who sign up will receive push notifications when disasters strike in their area and can respond by saying they are okay or not in the area.  The response would then be transmitted to their contacts. 
November 4, 2014 11:17 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The Ebola outbreak that has ravaged West Africa in 2014 has been the largest in history by far.    The virus has ravaged Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone while also having reported cases in other African countries, Europe and the United States.  Here are some of the most important individuals who have been in the news as it relates to Ebola.
October 31, 2014 11:32 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Continuity Insights and Dell hosted their webinar, “Dealing with Disasters at Dell,” which discussed lessons learned and disaster recovery at the computer company, on Thursday, Oct. 30.   The free webinar is available here for those who were unable to attend. 
October 28, 2014 10:50 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Mike Janko, Director of Global Business Continuity for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, discusses planning for infectious disease outbreaks and the importance of making your plans scalable.  He also discusses how outbreaks can effect your business regardless of where they occur.
October 24, 2014 11:05 am
CI Staff
Dell and Continuity Insights' webinar "Dealing With Disasters at Dell: Lessons Learned and Solutions Found," has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 30.  The webinar was originally scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28.  Those interested in signing up for the free webinar may do so here.
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