We survived the pandemic, life is returning to a new normal and I am back at my office (part-time). With hindsight, the move to working from home wasn’t so bad and all our systems worked and our people connected well and were productive. So, why would I need a business continuity plan? We made it […]
It is not 2021, and life is certainly not ‘normal’. But we are settling into a new rhythm that is likely to stay with us for the foreseeable future. So what does this mean for business continuity and crisis management – our BCM programmes? When you are asked the question in the future about your […]
To download a PDF version of this blog click here Thought Leadership_2018_June_#2 Intro We are living in a volatile age. Revelations and hacks are now daily fodder in the media and business community. So what’s this got to do with your business? Cyber security is the next wave of risk and too many businesses are in […]
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.