Preparing for the Unexpected – 2018-04-19: The Challenges of BCM/DR Programs – Part II

The April 19/18 show continues from where Part I of “The Challenges of BCM/DR Programs” left off. Join us and see if you’re encountering the same challenges.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/105776/the-challenges-of-bcmdr-programs-part-ii

The StoneRoad Team

 

 

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Preparing for the Unexpected – Episode 2017-12-28: Fire Services

Our 2017-12-28 episode will focus on Fire Protection and Fire Services and we’ll be joined by Tony Sabatini is the Chief Fire Protection Officer for the City of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/104167/encore-bcm-nd-dr-fire-protection-and-fire-services

Enjoy!

The StoneRoad Team

Preparing for the Unexpected – 2018-02-01: Issue Management w/ Glen Duff

Our 2018-02-01 show is a key one; talking about Issues Management and how we can utilize it in our BCM/DR programs proactively before a disaster / business interruption and how to better manage our responses to disasters. We speak with Glen Duff (ret), who specialised in Issues Management for many years for some very large organizations.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/103854/bcm-and-dr-issues-management

Enjoy!

The StoneRoad Team

Preparing for the Unexpected – 2017-12-14 Episode: BCM at EMUD

The 2017-12-14 Episode will focus on BCM at the East By Municipal Utility District (EMUD) and how it maintains it program to ensure the continued delivery of services to it over 1.3 million customers.

Join us, as we speak with Julia Halsne and Nelsy Rodriquez of EMUD about their BCM program

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/103252/business-continuity-at-east-bay-municipal-utility-district

Regards,

The StoneRoad Team

“Preparing for the Unexpected” – Nov 16/17 Episode: Making Org’s Resilient with Agility Recovery

Creating a resilient organization is something many organization strive for but many fall short in their goals. This week we’ll speak with Scott Teel from Agility Recovery who’ll provide some great insight on what Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planners need to consider – and do – when turning their organization into a resilient organization. Continue reading

BCM & DR: Managing Expectations

I’ve sat through many meetings between IT and Business Unit (BU) representatives where people assume they know what the other wants or is trying to say; constantly interrupting and providing their own commentary before the other finishes theirs.  Has this ever happened to you and were you the interrupter or the interrupted?  Maybe both depending on the meeting.  It got me thinking that there is often a big gap between what the Business Unit needs (or wants) with that of current technology capability…or understanding. Continue reading

BCM / DR: A Single Solution for Everyone?

What if there was only a single BCM/DR methodology that all organizations would follow? Would it be able to address the specific concerns of particular industries or generalize to the point where it adds no value? Would it be able to address all situations, all possible scenarios and all industries in all countries? How could any single methodology address every situation and every minute detail; taking into account language interpretation, definitions and culture? Could it be done?

If everything was the same and the same perspectives were leveraged it would make sense for what satisfies the needs of a manufacturer to use the same rationale that suits an insurance company. But that is impossible isn’t it? There are other concerns for a manufacturer has that an insurance company wouldn’t. That’s like saying what is good for one person is good for another. Well, we know that’s not correct because we are all individuals with our own wants, needs, desires…and dislikes. Continue reading