Business continuity resources

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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

Employees leaving without providing password details resulted in business continuity issues for nearly a third of organizations
Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) - Building Resilience in the Hybrid World
Where business continuity comes in: why your cyber security must be designed for recovery
FERMA adds business continuity category to the European Risk Management Awards 2022
Global Resilience Federation consults on recently developed Operational Resilience Framework
The BCI Extreme Weather and Climate Change Report 2022
76 percent of organizations suffered downtime and data loss in 2021
Sungard Availability Services UK goes into administration
CIOs failing to give business continuity and resilience the necessary priority
2022 edition of the BCI Horizon Scan Report now available
Getting Started with Resilience Management: new guide published
BCI publishes its 2022 Awards calendar
Climate risks will increasingly impact operational facilities, business continuity, and revenue
CIR publishes shortlist for 2022 Business Continuity Awards
Top takeaways from the Evolving Resilience Strategies Report
Theme announced for Business Continuity Awareness Week 2022
The winners of the 2022 DRI Awards of Excellence
Supply chain resilience strategies for handling semiconductor shortages explored
When preemptive risk mitigation is insufficient: the effectiveness of continuity and resilience techniques during COVID-19
Simplification and a refocus on criticality: the next step for the BIA?

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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