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

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Preparing for the Unexpected – Episdoe 2018-01-18: The Value of BCM

The 2018-01-18 episode of Preparing for the Unexpected we are joined by author of “The Ultimate Business Continuity $uccess Guide”, who will provide us with many great tips and ideas of how BCM/DR can add value to an organization. Enjoy!

https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/103753/unleashing-the-value-of-business-continuity-programs

Regards,

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: Testing our BCP/DR Plans (Part 1)

This week we have the 1st part of a 3 part series talking about testing our BCP/DR plans and maintaining our programs.  The focus will be on getting Buy-In and the showing the Value of BCM programs, as well as providing some tips on how to test for people availability issues.

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

Don’t forget; 9am EST every Thursday!

The StoneRoad Team

Alex Fullick: Book Review – “Testing Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plans”

While looking for something unrelated, we happened to come across this review for the 5th book by Alex Fullick; “Testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans.”  It was released a couple of years ago and has proven to be quite successful so we’re happy to have found this.

http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwbooks/article/Alex-Fullick-Pens-Releases-New-Book-on-Testing-Disaster-Recovery-and-Business-Continuity-Plans-20141024

Well done boss!!  🙂

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BCM / DR: Managing a Schedule

When planning our various BCM/DR components, you need to build and maintain some level of a schedule.  If you don’t have a schedule built for let’s say the BIA or the development of a Crisis Communications Plan, then Executives will never know when to expect the results and participants will continually ‘put you off’.  Continue reading

BCM & DR: Mergers & Acquisitions (Part 2)

As noted in Part 1, if you’re going to be merging all areas of the two companies and the acquired will be engulfed or swallowed up by the acquiring company, then BCM/DR has a very large workload ahead of itself.  In some regards, it’ll be like starting over but you’ll know half the BCM need already.  Continue reading