Crisis Prepareness

Crisis Preparedness Month: 5 Risk Management Areas to Address

by Kristen Hicks | September 7, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Incident Reponse, Pandemic Planning, Supply Chain

On a normal day when life is going well, no one wants to think about disasters. Committing time and budget to crisis preparedness can be a hard sell for businesses facing priorities that feel more immediate. Yet investing in preparation in advance is how you keep a crisis from turning into an absolu ....


Strategies for Building Resilience

by John Bree, Bob Jones, Kaelyn Lewis, Gary Roboff | July 1, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency

Resilience is a watchword for every risk management team and every governing board. Resilience represents the ability of entities to avoid, prevent, adapt, respond to, recover from, and learn from operational disruptions.[i] While ensuring business continuity is a key aspect of business resilience, ....


5 Resilience Misperceptions that the Pandemic Dispelled

by Eric Krell | June 28, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency

When discerning what the pandemic taught us about business resilience, the lessons contain good news and bad news. On a positive note, we learned that effective business resilience, much like psychological resilience, is the result of “ordinary magic.” Organizations that demonstrated the grea ....

TPRM trends

3 Business Resilience Trends and their TPRM Implications

by Eric Krell | June 20, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Pandemic Planning

Click through articles on business resilience and you’ll find more Three Little Pigs analogies than you can shake a straw, stick or brick at. The comparison makes sense from a strategic perspective: the more expertise, money and care an organization invests in building a sound risk management stru ....

Risk Operations Center

Horizon Scanning, Predictive Analytics & Risk Operations Center – An Overview

by Phil Bennett, John Bree, Alpa Inamdar, Bob Jones, Kaelyn Lewis, Charlie Miller, Gary Roboff | May 19, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Supply Chain

Risk Operations Centers provide a single, centralized resource point for risk and resiliency governance. When incorporated into organizational governance regimes they can provide real-time, ongoing horizon scanning and predictive information. To be practical, there must be the capacity to receive, a ....

crisis communications

Crisis Management and Communications: Prepared Makes Perfect

by Teresa Lindsey | March 28, 2021 | Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Incident Reponse

While the scope and nature of an organizational emergency is hard to predict, between the COVID pandemic, the SolarWinds Cyberattack and innumerable ransomware attacks, modern times demonstrate that emergencies are guaranteed to arise. “In today’s fast-moving, electronic world, your reputation c ....

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