We can always learn from the past, so why should Business Continuity be any different? Celebrate what worked in a situation and learn from the mistakes. Every past incident won’t be the same as every future incident, but the impact of past incidents will repeat itself in the future.

Arkema lessons learned

Never, say never… 

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…

This never happens

But This Never Happens…

It is winter.  As happens in winter, Europe and the United Kingdom get their fair share of snow, ice and generally wintery weather. This happens every year. But for some reason, government officials, city officials and even the residents of these snow-covered communities insist that this “never happens”.  Unfortunately, things have changed and winter is now…

Supply Chain

WikiLeaks and You

I never really thought much of these WikiLeaks we’ve all read about over the past few days and months, but the release on Monday was especially unnerving.  This publication had nothing to do with military secrets, or what one country thought of the other, or what a prince thought of someone’s girlfriend. This latest round…