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

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Charlie 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.

default Enhancing crisis exercising through understanding the human brain’s architecture Popular

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Alejandro Aristizábal Correa explains why an understanding of how the human brain works can help organizations develop better crisis exercising and training.

default How to beat crisis fatigue and build resilience with microsimulations Popular

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How do you get Executive and Operational teams re-engaged in risk preparedness and build resilience after the world has gone through a crisis and everyone is fatigued? Marcus Vaughan says that microsimulations are a helpful approach…

default Planning and managing exercises for business continuity management arrangements Popular

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Alberto G. Alexander, PhD, MBCI, presents an overview of different BCM exercise methods and offers a methodology for designing and managing exercises within the context of business continuity management.

default Seven practical tips for successful work area recovery testing Popular

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Attention to detail is crucial when it comes to successful work area recovery testing. Tracey Linnell highlights seven things that need adding to your preparation checklist.

default Seven tips for successful cyber exercises Popular

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Cyber scenarios have become much more common in business continuity exercises, due to the increasing concern about the impacts of information security threats. Dominic Cockram offers some lessons learned from practical experience of running such exercises.

default Ten steps to a great business continuity exercise Popular

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The first few exercises I ran were pretty nerve wracking. Would the plans work? Would the team play nicely or start throwing stuff? Would they realise I was new to this? Since then I’ve been fortunate to work with many different groups around the world facilitating exercises, coaching and training new business continuity managers to design and run their own successful exercises. It’s not rocket science but there is a skill to setting up and running a great exercise.

default Tips for improving your approach to business continuity exercises Popular

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For many organizations, a business continuity exercise is seen as a necessary evil rather than something that is regularly embraced as way of improving your team’s capabilities. Here, Andy Osborne offers three tips for improving your BC exercising strategy.

default Top tips for improving your business continuity exercises Popular

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Could you get more out of your business continuity exercises? Do you have an inner concern that last year’s exercise programme didn’t demonstrate as much as you would have liked, or that there may be alternative ways of delivering the exercise that would be more cost effective and less effort?

default Using a structured exercise programme to verify business continuity strategies Popular

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Most organizations understand the requirement to exercise business continuity strategies, but fewer appreciate that a structured programme of different exercise types is a good verification practice. Charlie Maclean Bristol, FBCI, FEPS, explains…

default Why testing and exercising are essential for an effective business continuity programme: BUT what exactly are you testing or exercising? Popular

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Lyndon Bird explains what the difference is between testing and exercising and offers some thoughts for improvements.

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