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ISO 22361:2022 - Crisis Management Guidelines: a closer look

Hilary EstallIn November 2022 ISO released a new guidance standard, ISO 22361:2022, to provide a structured approach to crisis management. In this article Hilary Estall MBCI, IRCA BCMS Principal Auditor reviews ISO 22361 and picks out the key points.

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How effective are your business continuity and crisis response exercises?

Robin BucknallBusiness continuity and crisis response exercising is a surprisingly weak area in many organizations says Robin Bucknall MA MSc MBCI. Here he looks at why this is the case and how to improve in this area.

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How good is ChatGPT at answering questions about BC and resilience?

How good is ChatGPT at answering questions about business continuity and resilience?ChatGPT has never been far from the headlines over the past few months. At Continuity Central we thought it would be interesting to ask it some of the common questions we get asked about business continuity and resilience. See what you think of the answers…

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All our business continuity listings in date order

The most read Continuity Central feature articles of 2021
Tolerance testing for operational resilience: what’s the scenario?
A global take on crisis management approaches
Five tips for successful business continuity planning
UK SMEs continue to see COVID-19 impacts as top critical external risk; Brexit concerns also remain
ISO releases updated business impact analysis technical guidelines standard
The winners of the BCI Global Awards 2021
Is business continuity really becoming more strategic? 
Pandemic response encouraged many organizations to focus on previously overlooked areas of corporate resilience
New report shows that boards are prioritizing resilience
Enhancing crisis exercising through understanding the human brain’s architecture
Many organizations are overconfident about their capability to successfully manage future incidents
The future of incident and crisis management rooms in a hybrid working world
Tips for improving your approach to business continuity exercises
Shortlist published for the BCI Global Awards 2021
Monetary Authority of Singapore consults on revisions to Guidelines on Business Continuity Management
ISACA publishes guidance on draft EU Digital Operational Resilience Act
New BCI report shows that the role of business continuity and resilience professionals is becoming more strategic
Saudi Arabia Digital Government Authority releases business continuity guidance
The business continuity plan of the future

Getting started with the business impact analysis

This resource explores what the business impact analysis (BIA) is, how to get started, and provides access to an easy to use BIA and Risk Assessment Worksheet to carry out your first business impact analysis or to improve existing BIAs.

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The Business Continuity Business Case Template

Business continuity is much more than making plans to deal with disasters and disruptions. It’s an integral part of a broader resilience effort - not just during a crisis, but continuously, through all the ups and downs of normal operations.

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A guide to writing a business continuity plan

In an article aimed at providing assistance to those starting out in business continuity, CMAC overviews the basics of business continuity and offers a useful framework for writing your first business continuity plan.

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Business continuity?

Business continuity can be defined as 'the processes, procedures, decisions and activities to ensure that an organization can continue to function through an operational interruption'. Read more about the basics of business continuity here.

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