Survival of the fittest has always considered intelligence to be an evolutionary advantage amongst humans. In more recent times, studies have shown that critical thinking skills can be more predictive of positive outcomes than raw intelligence. In a growing global marketplace of multi-culture companies and corporates, can critical thinking skills operate as a common denominator […]
A new wave of responsibility has recently surged. As of 1 July 2019, the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) introduced CPS 234. This new cyber security standard recognises that companies’ Boards and senior management are responsible for not only IT departments, but also information security and incident management. CPS 234 is a mechanism for increasing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]