3 Ways Your BCP Can Help You with Non-Emergency Operations

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While Covid-19 has many people working from home, many companies have sent part or even all of their employees back to the office or other facility. Demonstrating return on investment is one of the main barriers to launching a new or more robust Business Continuity Plan (BCP) project. Many organizations have difficulty justifying the expense […]

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10 steps to tabletop exercising success Part 2 of 2

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If you missed part 1 of 10 steps to tabletop exercise success, you might want to go back and read that post first, available here. 6) Capture A lot of great information gets shared during a tabletop exercise and you don’t want to miss any of it! Here are 4 VERY simple steps to take: […]

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10 steps to tabletop exercising success Part 1 of 2

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Tabletop exercising success.  Whether you’re conducting your first, you conduct them regularly or you’re looking to improve them, there are always steps to take to make your tabletop exercising more successful.  Here are the steps you’ll want to take to make your next tabletop exercise a success. 1) Choose the correct format. There are lots […]

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The 5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning – Part 2

5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning

In our last post we began to talk about the 5 phases of Business Continuity planning, with a focus on the Prevention and Mitigation phases. To summarize, Prevention is when you take steps to lessen the chance of an incident from happening. On the other hand, Mitigation is about lessening the impact when an incident […]

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The 5 Phases of Business Continuity Planning – Part 1

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The Business Continuity planning process can be overwhelming, especially if you’re looking at it for the first time. There are subtle differences in terminology, lots of acronyms, and a number of different moving parts that can be difficult to keep track of. In order to make the process easier to manage, the industry has broken […]

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Are You Prepared?

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What’s on your list? Think back to the weekend and the list of chores you accomplished. If you’re living anywhere in Canada or the northern United States, these chores likely include things like: putting away lawn furniture, making space in the garage for the car, cleaning out the gutters, closing the pool, raking leaves, and […]

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Who Makes the Decisions?

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How can you influence the decision makers? In every company there are decision makers and decision influencers. Often it is the decision influencers who see the need for a service/solution. They then work to convince the decision makers to agree and sign a contract. So, how does this apply when making decisions about your business […]

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Are You Relying on Luck?

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 Feeling lucky? Can you believe fall is around the corner? While you are looking forward to dropping temperatures, changing leaves and perhaps a pumpkin spice treat of some kind, don’t forget another sign of fall: flu season. Yes, in the midst of drive-through Covid-19 testing sites and Teledoc appointments, we are coming up on flu […]

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Is Your Business Continuity Plan Private or Public?

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Being prepared goes a long way in protecting your business and confirming to outside eyes that you’re here to stay for the long-term. These days, with business closures happening all too frequently, you’d be foolish not to take advantage of opportunities to show your clients you’re not going anywhere. One way of reassuring your customers, […]

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