Weathering Disruptions: Business Continuity Versus Operational Resilience
Operational resilience has weaved itself into the lexicon of the business continuity world, sometimes supplanting the term business continuity as a synonym. And the term's fuzzy newness is mostly to blame. But when you jump into the details, the two ideas show their differences; operational resilience and business continuity aren't a thesaurus loop and are actually tags for two separate — but related — ideas, much like weather and climate.
Don’t Get Swindled by Kris Kringle: Online Holiday Shopping Safety Tips
With a projected $210 billion in online sales this year just from November to December alone, scammers are eager to get their share. Bad actors are prevalent all year round, but during these several weeks their efforts are ever increasing.Â Here are a few things to keep in mind that can help you stay safe while you add to your cart.
Insider Threats: Resilience Against Bad Actors
Insider threats are just another front for organizations to plan for and manage. And because insiders often already have access to critical systems and tools, organizations need to spin up special processes, plans, and strategies to combat the threat.
What Features Should Business Continuity Tools Offer?
In 20 years, business continuity has grown from a concept contained in binders to fully-fledged programs capable of answering extreme business threats. Part of that transformation is thanks to technology, and business continuity tech will continue to push the boundary, setting new expectations for practitioners to meet.
Navigating the Great Resignation as an Organization
This is where the issue reveals itself: the loss of institutional and procedural knowledge. The increase of retirements and resignations means the loss experience across cumulative decades. The generational gap is massive in certain fields and threatens an unprecedented challenge.Â
Building Bridges in Higher Education Business Continuity
The best way to build a successful business continuity program, especially for the planners in higher education, is by creating a collaborative environment. Having a collaborative program can really benefit a business continuity program and a good business continuity program should be a synergistic effort amongst many departments.
Raising the Bar for Healthcare Continuity
Over these past couple of years, healthcare emergency management and business continuity (BC) plans have been rigorously tested. As a whole, there seems to be an acknowledgment that the response and coordination activities that are involved in day-to-day operations are strong. There is, however, an area that has been found lacking that must be bolstered: formalized business continuity and resilience.