Recent Articles

July 7, 2015 12:06 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
The call for presentations for the 2016 Continuity Insights Management Conference is officially open for all those interested in speaking with us next year.  CIMC 2016 will be held April 18-20 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. 
July 7, 2015 11:40 am
Joe Shust, Editior
Registration is open for the 2015 Continuity Insights New York Conference.  The event will be held Oct. 20-21 at the Windham New Yorker Hotel in New York City.  The conference will feature sessions covering case studies, cyber security, the internet of everything, metrics, maturity models and a host of other relevant business continuity topics.
June 25, 2015 11:17 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Difficult to prepare for and impossible to stop, floods are among the most dangerous disasters that business continuity professionals can face.  A bad flood can shut a business down for days and keep employees out of the office for much, much longer.  Here are the five worst floods of 2015 so far.
June 23, 2015 11:53 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The New York Metro Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners discussed tabletop exercises and lessons learned after a test at Rabobank on Thursday, June 18.  Joe Woulfe, Vice President of Business Continuity Management for Rabobank, and Richard Cooper, Founder and CEO of Arbor Continuity, presented on an exercise they ran with the Netherlands-based bank.  They discussed the scenario the presented as well as their findings.
June 16, 2015 11:25 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Recent disasters, like the earthquakes in Nepal and floods in Texas and Oklahoma, have once again put the focus on businesses staying operational during and recovering from drastic events.  Preparing for these events can be crucial, as disasters can cost businesses financially as well as other ways.  Some businesses never recover from large storms or natural disasters.
June 9, 2015 11:30 am
John Linstrom, Community Engagement Manager, AtHoc, Inc.
John Linstrom, Community Engagement Manager, AtHoc, Inc., discusses the importance of effective disaster planning and how it can prevent damage and loss of life.  He talks about some of the best practices for planning, including communication and executive support.
June 2, 2015 11:50 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Social media has changed, and is continuing to change, the way organizations and individuals understand, respond to and recover from disasters.  Now more than ever, the world can see the impact of events like the Texas floods as the happen through the eyes of those most affected by them.
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