As we move our focus from our new working at home normal, towards a return to the office (in some form), we need to consider many areas of recovery and business resumption – including our crisis and incident preparedness. Many would argue that the current pandemic situation is not a crisis itself. Perhaps the impact […]
It is sometime in 2021, life has returned to ‘normal’, you are walking into an audit and risk committee meeting and you are asked: “What is the state of our business continuity program?” It is not 2021, and life is certainly not ‘normal’. But we are settling into a new rhythm that is likely to […]
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!
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 […]