Views on organizational resilience and the ISO 22316 standard

Views on organizational resilience and the ISO 22316 standardA year ago, ISO published ISO 22316:2017, ‘Organizational resilience. Principles and attributes’. How has the standard been received? And are organizations using it? How do professionals view organizational resilience in general? Continuity Central recently conducted a survey to find out; and the final results are now available.

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Don’t get hung up on the scenario when planning business continuity exercises

Charlie Maclean BristolCharlie Maclean Bristol, FBCI, looks at the objectives, format and scenario of business continuity exercises, and explains why scenarios are not the most important factor when planning an exercise.

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Preparing for hurricane season and other severe weather events

Andy BrysonFor many organizations severe weather is the biggest potential cause of major disruption. While damage may be unavoidable during a severe weather incident, there are many steps that can be taken to enhance resilience. Andy Bryson provides some useful checklists…

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How to remain in control of a crisis: however strange the cause

Jen HorsmanOccasionally a business will be hit by an incident so unusual that it would have been almost impossible to predict. Jen Horsman uses the case of Italian restaurant chain Zizzi, which was impacted by the Salisbury nerve agent attack, to show how preparations can still be made.

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