The latest business continuity news from around the world

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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‘Understanding the Stakeholder Roles in Business Continuity Management Practices – A Study in Public Sector’

A new academic paper has been published in the Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Written by Jonna Järveläinen of the  Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, the paper focuses on the role of different stakeholders in public sector business continuity management.

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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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ISO 22301:2019 reviewed: changes, clarifications but no new requirements…

In October 2019 a revised version of the business continuity management standard, ISO 22301, was published. In this article Hilary Estall, MBCI and IRCA Lead BCMS Auditor, explores the new version. Lifting the lid on what appears to be an uncontroversial update identifies areas which, whether aligned or certified to the Standard, will require time and thought to digest and apply.

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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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