Business Continuity Plan Implementation This is the stage of the Business Continuity Management Lifecycle where Plans are developed to meet organizational requirements. Implementing anything new is extremely difficult when everyone

How to choose a Business Continuity Plan Template

Choosing a Business Continuity Plan Template Your first step is to find a Business Continuity Plan Template that fits your organization’s needs. You can work through the many free templates


Business Continuity Plan Design When it comes to Business Continuity Plan design, it can be easy to get caught up in the details. Benjamin Franklin said “If you fail to


In this video Paul Kudray discusses the key elements of a Business Impact Analysis (BIA):  Role Core Functions What could go wrong? Resources required to aid recovery solutions Strategic – what


Business Impact Analysis Template In this video Scott Baldwin explains how he uses the Business Impact Analysis Template to build a strong Foundation of Engagement within an organization. Can you

Software Report 2018

BCP Builder was recently approached by Continuity Insurance and Risk magazine to provide details of its new Online Business Continuity Plan Template for inclusion in their 2018 analysis of Business


Business Continuity and Health and Safety What is the relationship between Business Continuity and Health and Safety? They are both important practices that feed into organizational resilience. Although everybody understands


Embedding Business Continuity In this video Scott Baldwin answers the following question: “Embedding Business Continuity is the art of integrating Business Continuity Awareness and practice into business as usual activities

Five Days at Memorial

Five Days at Memorial is a devastating account of the impact of a Natural Disaster on the facilities that are taken for granted in modern countries. Five Days at Memorial

Communication at the Edge of the World

Communications Resilience What is Communications Resilience? Out here on the edge of the world we worry about things like earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and losing communication across the entire country. “It

Policy and Programme Management

Business Continuity Policy A Business Continuity Management Programme needs to be structured, to achieve compliance or certification. Everybody should know what the Business Continuity Policy is, the direction of the

Policy and Programme Management

Business Continuity Programme In this video Scott Baldwin answers the question “what is meant by setting the boundaries and requirements for the Business Continuity Programme”? Through his answer he discusses

A culture of Resilience

Creating a Resilient Organization To create a more resilient organization you need to develop the right culture, a culture in which everybody works together and understands the ultimate objective. When

Three simple questions for creating business resilience

Business Resilience How can you develop business resilience? My oldest brother practices the ancient Martial Art of Aikido. He was telling me of a session with a Sensei (Teacher) who

The 5 Mistakes Executives Make About Business Continuity

Business Continuity Plans It’s a dangerous world out there. From natural disasters to civil unrest to attacks on data networks, businesses today face a variety of challenges to their day-to-day

Contingency Communication following a Catastrophic Failure

Contingency Communication improves Community Resilience On September 20, 2017 Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm. Hurricane Maria severely damaged or destroyed a significant portion