… differently exposed … differently vulnerable … differently impacted Check the app – https://apple.co/3u47UNw
This story – from Matt Damon – about Tom Cruise is bemusing because it is about “your risk” – risk you control. However socially imposed risk – especially risk imposed by those with wealth, power, and status, is more problematic. Regardless, both cases call for good decision making. #risky #decisions #decisionmakingprocess https://apps.apple.com/au/app/decision-making-app/id1626271695
Caveat Emptor generally applies to commercial transactions such as property purchases. However the recent embarrassing fiasco around the Onkaparinga Council decision to appoint Alastair Dawson as their CEO begs a number of “in principle” related questions.
Enjoying Paramount’s 1883 with lessons left, right and centre. Business continuity 101 – in an extreme event adjust your load – trim your sails – reconfigure.
Some things change … some things don’t. Cleaning out old stuff – in this case, some plastic overhead transparency slides (remember them) associated with some planning consultancies and teaching at the Australian Counter Disaster College (yes, AC/DC) – 1987 to 1998. The “Risk as a function of the interface between hazards and vulnerability” lives on… Read More
How does management have confidence to sign off on Business Continuity Software? Listening to sales pitches characterised by: Bells and whistles. Shiny new toys. Smoke and mirrors. is too often a management burden. I suggest keeping it simple with a couple of considerations.
How do you recognise and address your vulnerabilities to disasters? We are all exposed to different hazards. To different disasters. We are all differently vulnerable. The internationally respected Standard on Continuity, Emergency, and Crisis Management (NFPA 1600) defines risk as a measure of the probability and severity of adverse effects that result from exposure to… Read More
Hi – just dropping this post in response to “the needs of old schoolers” – who, while they like our free apps (OughtWe decision-maker, and Agile Business Continuity), prefer the comfort – and familiarity – of files they know (such as Word and Excel) – and have therefore requested I make them available at nominal… Read More
I’m looking for some feedback on whether the soon to be released Damocles Risk Assessor App should have seperate screens for before and after impact risk – or should they be on the one screen?
If I was living in the Ukraine I might have benefited from reflecting on which hazards I would potentially be exposed to. A then, how vulnerable I am. If I wasn’t living in the Ukraine I would still benefit from this process. A useful checklist to kickstart consideration is the Hazards from NFPA 1600 –… Read More