Lessons To Remember

lessons learned

You’ve done everything right: You have a plan Your plan is tested and verified You’ve trained your team members Your plan is maintained Disaster strikes!  Now what?  You know you’re prepared, but still there is some nervousness and uncertainty.  You can relax knowing that your business continuity plan is working for you, but it is still essential […]

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10 BCP Mistakes You Really Want to Avoid Part 1 of 2

BCP mistakes

Don’t let these BCP mistakes put your recovery at risk: 1. Managing the wrong risks. You may have heard of the term cognitive bias – the irrational errors that we humans make in our decision-making.  One type of cognitive bias, the availability heuristic, causes us to heavily weigh our judgments toward more recent information.  This […]

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Disasters are all shapes and scales!

shapes and scales
A disaster to one person might be normal to another person, same goes for companies.  One company might be completely comfortable with loosing a million dollars while another company won't make a million dollars this year.  Disasters are all shapes and scales!  While this can kind of sound abstract, let's look at one that is [...] Continue Reading »

Never, say never… 

Arkema lessons learned

Previously we wrote about the fall-out from the Lac Megantic rail disaster – the deadliest Canadian rail disaster since 1867.  Many lessons were learned from the two-year investigation that followed.  While less catastrophic, the recent post-Hurricane Harvey Arkema plant explosion near Houston, Texas, will also reveal its own take-aways. However, even without results from investigations […]

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