Recent Articles

January 27, 2015 10:00 am
CI Staff
CI is giving away 10 tickets, two each month, to any Southwest location for anyone who signs up for the management conference by the end of the month.  CIMC2015 will take place at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 20-22.  The event will also include pre- and post-conference workshops beginning April 18 and ending April 24.
January 26, 2015 11:52 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Today’s businesses lean more on technology then they ever have, which has made information technology and disaster recovery an important part of any business continuity plan. Business continuity and IT professionals must work together more than ever to keep their companies online while maintaining critical business functions.  
January 21, 2015 4:21 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
Reputation management is one of the most, if not the most, important aspects to a successful business continuity program.  Regardless of size, scope or industry, no one wants to do business with an organization that they perceive to be unethical, incompetent or unreliable.  That includes not only customers, but potential business partners or investors as well.      
January 16, 2015 11:54 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Roland Johnson of ClearView Continuity will present "Why Don't People Follow the Plan During an Incident?"  He will discuss why people often disregard business continuity plans in the event of disasters and how BC managers can prevent them from doing so.
January 16, 2015 11:18 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The New York Metro Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners hosted its first meeting of 2015 on Thursday, Jan. 15 at Metropolitan College of New York.  The event featured a presentation by FEMA’s Eric Goldman, who discussed America’s PrepareAthon, an initiative that invites individuals, businesses and community organizations to participate in disaster planning and drills.  
January 13, 2015 10:50 am
CI Staff
After careful consideration, the Continuity Insights team has decided to move the weekly Friday newsletter to Thursday.  The first Thursday newsletter will deploy on Jan. 22.  To subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter, click here.  
January 9, 2015 11:34 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Joseph Robinson of Abbott Laboratories will present "The “Why” of Business Continuity."  His presentation will focus on the need for a business continuity plan and why the primary goal of that plan should be serving the people within the company and surrounding community.
January 6, 2015 11:29 am
Pete O'Dell
Pete O'Dell discusses how lessons from the Sony hack attack that might motivate boards of directors to start taking proactive measures against attacks that could potentially have much broader scope than having customer data compromised and e-mails leaked.  
January 2, 2015 11:28 am
Associated Press
Lori Cunningham, Lead IT Service Management Specialist for Aetna, will present "From Checking-the-Box to Truly Resilient: Case Studies in Disaster Recovery."  She will focus on public and private sector case studies that show why having a strong disaster recovery program is important for any organization. 
December 30, 2014 11:40 am
Joe Shust, Editor
A massive data breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which experts believe was targeted by North Korea as retaliation for a film depicting the assassination of its leader Kim Jong Un, has led to an international incident that has gained the attention of business continuity professionals.
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