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: Communication is the Key

 

Communication; the backbone, or cornerstone if you will, of any successful enterprise.  Without it you can have an organization moving in multiple directions causing confusion and all archways falling down around you when you need to be moving forward as a cohesive unit – especially during times of crisis.  What makes it so key to everything?  Continue reading

BCM & DR: Managing Expectations

Have you ever gotten to the end of your journey to find you’re not in the place you thought you’d be – or wanted to get to?  It’s that way for many projects and programs, including BCM/DR initiatives.  Sometimes what you intended to achieve isn’t what you end up accomplishing – if at all.

Developing and the maintaining a Business Continuity Management (BCM) / Disaster Recovery (DR) program means managing – and sometimes juggling – multiple components.  You could be juggling Business Impact Analysis (BIA) reviews while starting to plan the next major Simulation Exercise.  Continue reading

BCM & DR: Know Your Requirements!

Have you ever been in the situation where you ask your significant other what they want for dinner but receive the response that sounds non-committal and open ended?  They don’t care what it is; they’ll eat whatever you make only to say they weren’t in the mood for what it was you made for them?  It happens allot I’m sure, just as it happens in the BCM / DR world.  Continue reading

BCM & DR: Managing Dependencies and Expectations

Well, it’s that time again when I write about personal experience rather than academic doctrine and how the two end up conflicting and sometimes not providing what you want in the end.

Recently, during a few meeting it was discussed that a new process was required for Senior Management reporting purposes and the manager requesting the process provided some guidelines/requirements on what was needed.  Sounds easy enough. Continue reading

BCM/DR: Face-to-Face Meetings

I’ve often run into people that have to ‘send an email’ with a question for a person that’s located on a few seats away.   Are they afraid of that person?  Why can’t they just get up and go see them for a couple of minutes to ask what they need to ask?  It seems the art of face-to-face communication is disappearing in favor of CYA (Cover You’re A…) and audit concerns.  Continue reading