BCM & DR: Communications on “Preparing for the Unexpected”

In this week’s episode we talk with Communications Specialist Janine Sakatch, who’ll talk about one of the most important aspects of all Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Planning Programs – Communications!

Good communications is needed in all aspects of live, let alone when a disaster occurs.  Tune in and get some great insight into what some would call ‘the glue that holds it all together.’

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/100466/communications

Enjoy,

The StoneRoad Team

BCM/DR: “Preparing for the Unexpected” Radio Show 1 WEEK TO GO!!

It’s amazing how time flies.  We’re now just less than a week away from the first airing of “Preparing for the Unexpected” internet radio show with host – StoneRoad founder – Alex Fullick.

We’re very excited and busy here as we start putting the final touches on things.

To date, Alex will be interviewing such dignitaries as the President of the International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS), the Business Continuity Institute (Canada) President, a Chief Information Security Officer for a large corporation, a Communications Specialist, Fire Services personnel, Project/Program Management experts and many others from other BCM/DR related industries.

All the guests are designed to help provide information to help you with your BCM/DR programs.

You can checkout out the formal promo here:

https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected

Alex is ready and prepared; are YOU?

Check him out on Thursday, July 13, 2017 (6am PST / 9am EST).

All the best boss – we’re rootin’ for ya!

The StoneRoad Team

 

 

One Month Away for the Premier of “Preparing for the Unexpected”

Well, we are now only one month away from the premiere of the new internet radio show hosted by StoneRoad founder Alex Fullick.  Continue reading

BCM & DR: People Over Profit

There is an old adage that ‘you can’t put a price on life’ and I personally believe that. No amount of money will every replace a lost life due to a disaster or any other situation. After I recently heard a response to so some questions about Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery by a Senior Executive, I’m beginning to think that some organizations actually do put a dollar value on life – even if they don’t know they’re doing. Continue reading

BUSINESS CONTINUITY & DISASTER PLANNING BOOKS BY ALEX FULLICK: eBOOKS / KINDLE VERSIONS NOW AVAILABLE!!

We are happy to announce that ebook / Kindle versions of all books by StoneRoad founder A.Alex Fullick, are now available from Amazon.com (and other Global Amazon sites).

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We hope these information sources help you with your Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Program efforts. Keep your eyes open for more BCM / DR information sources coming from A.Alex Fullick and StoneRoad.

Happy planning!

 

Regards,

The StoneRoad Team.

PS: Congrats boss!  😉

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A.Alex Fullick has over 18 years’ experience working in Business Continuity and is the author of numerous books, including “Heads in the Sand” and “BIA: Building the Foundation for a Strong Business Continuity Program.”

 

BCM & DR: Learn From What Goes Right, As Well As What Goes Wrong

So things didn’t go as well as you planned; either your project implementation didn’t go the way you wanted – without any hiccups – or your organization didn’t respond the way you’d expected them to when the proverbial hit the fan. Well, get used to it. That’s the way things go. You always plan for the worst and hope for the best and having a project management background as well as my BCM/DR background, things don’t always go as planned no matter how hard you try. However, if something does go wrong, it’s a good idea to learn from it. Continue reading

BCM & DR Communications: Telling Only Half the Story.

This last week has been quite the week for pedestrian and vehicle collisions and accidents. We even had a few people die this week due to such incidents. Yes, I feel for the friends and families of those that have been impacted yet, what struck me most about each situation, was the communication messages being conveyed.

IT’s easy to blame one side of the situation and in many cases that might be reality. But just like in BCM and DR, we must convey a message that everyone can understand. The communications have to be straight to it and yet be articulate enough for people of any walk of life to understand the message – and have it retained. They can’t just be to one side of the situation. Here’s what I mean.

Immediately after the first accident the police and responding Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel were placing the blame for the traffic incidents on the shoulders of those driving; there was no responsibility placed on the side of the pedestrian. I found this odd because it was clean in some of the situations that the pedestrian wasn’t following the rules set out for them and the reminder about the rules wasn’t coming from the police of EMS; it was only directed at the vehicle operators. Continue reading