Recent Articles

July 22, 2014 10:15 am
Joe Shust, Editor
Business continuity, disaster recovery and leadership in supply chain management were topics covered in two presentations at the New York Metro Area chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners meeting last week at National Grid's MetroTech office in Brooklyn
July 15, 2014 9:39 am
Joe Shust, Editor
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) hosted its monthly meeting with an online audience, which featured presentations on Incident Command System integration and children in disasters, on Tuesday, July 8.  
July 15, 2014 8:45 am
Michael Redmond
Ms. Michael Redmond, CEO of Redmond Worldwide, discusses the importance of creating  an Emergency Preparedness Plan.  She also talks about implementing the plan and what steps should be taken before and after an emergency situation 
July 8, 2014 9:46 am
Mike Keating
Mike Keating, Vice President of Business Continuity Management for Reinsurance Group of America, discusses how his company reinstated its global business continuity program despite the challenge of having a thin staff and several teams of employees overseas .
June 30, 2014 2:17 pm
Joe Shust, Editor
Throughout the business continuity industry, practitioners are constantly looking for ways to engage – and stay engaged with – senior management, with the objective of gaining and keeping their support.  Practitioners should understand how executives think before trying to get their support.
June 24, 2014 9:19 am
Joe Shust
Panelists discussed how their organizations have used data from this year’s CI-KPMG Global Business Continuity Management Program Benchmarking Study, which surveyed 434 business continuity professionals throughout more than 22 countries.  
June 18, 2014 10:04 am
Michael Shandrowski
Business professionals face the constant challenge to aim high or “raise the bar”.  However, as business continuity professional’s we often view things from a different perspective.  We face the constant challenge to aim low and “lower the bar” when it comes to business availability risk, or BAR.  This article shares concepts and methods for lowering business availability risk and reducing risky business.
June 17, 2014 11:13 am
Due to popular demand, Continuity Insights is releasign the slides from Dr. Tomas Aragon's Presentation "Preparing for Microbial Threats to Health:What Every Professional Should Know."  Aragon gave the presentation as a plenary speaker at Continuity Insights’ Continuity West conference on Monday, June 9 at the South San Francisco Convention Center.
June 16, 2014 8:49 am
Joe Shust
Regina Phelps, founder of Emergency Management & Safety Solutions, spoke about the importance of business continuity exercises at the Continuity Insights West Conference on Tuesday, June 10 at the South San Francisco Convention Center.
June 16, 2014 9:10 am
Continuity Insights spoke with Mark Carroll, Senior Vice President and Business Risk Officer at Income Research + Management, to discuss the cloud, its various business applications and some of the risk factors it brings for business continuity professionals.
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