All good things come in series: Claude Monet’s Water Lilies, Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, even Banksy’s Girls. This year’s series of Thought Leadership is no exception, except instead of punctuating an era with iconic artwork, 2018 is overwhelmingly about data and reputation. This series is about sharing News and Views on these unavoidable topics. It’s […]
Anatomy of a Super Hero Holy Bruce Wayne, Batman. In the last 75 years there have been 14 Batman movies. That’s almost as frequent as the Olympic Games! Don’t forget Superman, Spiderman, other individual superheroes, the Avengers and Justice League franchises, and the list goes on. There are spin-offs of spin-offs, and characters unite in […]
Vetting Values In the wake of the 16 year anniversary of the Enron scandal in October, let’s review the value in values in the current organisational climate. There is now, more than ever, an expectation that an organisation that espouses values will embody, embed and promote those values in all dealings with all stakeholders: including […]
Harvey Weinstein and Jenga… what’s the connection?
Over the past 6 months, we have been running a number of crisis and incident management scenarios based on cyber attacks and data theft. Do you think your Exec Team or Crisis Management Team could cope? Gavin and I have been fascinated by the different reactions of our clients to the scenario – from banks […]
One size of crisis and business simulations should never fit all companies and individuals!
Technology in BCM – worth it? I have been on a journey to discover what the hype is about and if the new generation of BCM tools live up to the expectations.
Thanks to everyone who has sent comments and feedback about Phoenix Simulations… I must clarify (for those who are confused) where Phoenix fits as an extension of Continuum Consulting.
It has always amazed me how large, thick and cumbersome some business continuity and crisis management plans can become. So it got me thinking, “when does a plan become a book”? I am keen to hear your thoughts… A number of years ago a friend and I were at a client when I heard a […]
There seems to be a lot of articles being written about why people do not engage with business continuity or are pessimistic about training and exercising… could the industry finally have woken up to the fact that not all is rosy? For years I have argued that we need a ‘renewal’ of some nature, a […]