The latest business continuity news from around the world

C-Level and IT pros disagree on organizations’ ability to recover from a disaster: Evolve IP survey

When it comes to assessing an organization’s ability to recover from a disaster, a significant disconnect exists between C-Level executives and IT professionals. While nearly 7 in 10 CEOs, CFOs or COOs feel their organization is very prepared to recover from a disaster, less than half of IT pros (44.5 percent) are as confident

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The BCI issues its annual Supply Chain Resilience Report

The Business Continuity Institute’s latest Supply Chain Resilience Report shows that there was a decrease in the percentage of organizations that experienced at least one disruption (70 percent in 2016 from 74 percent in 2015); however, the number of organizations experiencing more than ten disruptions during the year increased from 7 percent to 22 percent.

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The effect of pandemic transmission speed on business continuity

The Business Continuity Institute has published a new edition in its Working Paper series. In ‘The effect of pandemic transmission speed on business continuity’ Dezheng Yuan AFBCI uses three simplified financial models to explore the impact of pandemic transmission speed on the business continuity of organizations.

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Alarm launches public sector business continuity management guide

Alarm, The Public Risk Management Association, has published a new business continuity management guidance document, which aims to provide clear help and guidance in this area to enable local authorities and other public sector front line responders to fulfil service and statutory obligations.

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