The latest resilience news from around the world

Pandemic response: observations from a US perspective

In an article written for Continuity Central in January 2020, Geary Sikich discussed the possibilities of the novel coronavirus developing into a pandemic and warned that organizations should plan for such. In a new article Geary makes some personal observations on the current state of pandemic response and discusses how what he terms as 'herd stupidity' has had an impact.

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Building supply chain resilience is a 2021 priority for two-thirds of organizations

More than 80 percent of organizations have reported that their supply chains have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with a vast majority struggling across all aspects of their operations. This is according to new research from the Capgemini Research Institute, ‘Fast forward: Rethinking supply chain resilience for a post-COVID-19 world’.

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FEMA launches new National Risk Index: helps communities and businesses analyze their natural hazards risks

FEMA has announced the Phase 1 rollout of the National Risk Index, a new online resource that helps highlight locations which are most at risk from natural hazards. The mapping application analyzes risk factors from 18 natural hazards and includes layers for expected annual losses, social vulnerability, and community resilience .

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How to approach strategy in turbulent times

Traditional approaches to strategy development can be slow and cumbersome says James Graham. In this article he explains what ‘emergent strategy’ is and how it can help with an agile response when survival threatening situations develop.

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