The latest business continuity news from around the world

Business continuity planning and actions in relation to COVID-19

From 14th to 20th February 2020, Continuity Central conducted an online survey which aimed to capture information to help business continuity managers around the world understand what actions others in the profession are taking in response to or in preparation for COVID-19 infections. The results are now available...

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Six business continuity management mistakes to avoid…

Simply having a business continuity programme in place is no guarantee that your organization will survive a business interruption incident; cutting corners or missing important steps will make your programme ineffective. In this article, Sandra Bell highlights six areas that are commonly missed...

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak updates

This Continuity Central resource page will be regularly updated with the latest news and resources related to the COVID-19 outbreak, which has been designated as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by the World Health Organization.

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101 business continuity metrics…

Jon Seaton, chair of the Scottish Chapter of the BCI, looks at the subject of business continuity metrics, exploring why they are necessary and how to determine which metrics are required at different levels in the organization.

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Targeted flexibility and the art of being prepared

Geary Sikich looks at why traditional risk assessment and business continuity planning methodologies are not always as effective as organizations expect them to be; and makes the case for taking a ‘targeted flexibility’ approach.

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BCI publishes its Emergency Communications Report 2020

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in partnership with F24, has released the 5th edition of the BCI Emergency Communications Report. This annual publication provides insight into how organizations communicate in an emergency, the key communication challenges organizations face and how technology is helping

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