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
I recall – in the late 1980s – reflecting on the wisdom displayed in the concepts illustrated below (despite the bemusing “causal/casual” typo 😂). It demonstrates the value of “peeling back the onion”. The value asking “why”? The value of questioning to the void. It also flags a warning. It flags the need to think… Read More
Looking to build your business continuity capability? A sound approach to meeting the needs of individuals, small businesses, and large corporates. Agile Business Continuity Crosswalk The question is, which best suits you? The answer is, they’re not mutually exclusive.
Scale up to Your Flying Fish ‘YourFlyingFish’ – Agile Business Continuity App tailored for you The Agile Business Continuity app can be customized for your organisation – your hazards, your care-abouts, and your risk tolerance – supporting clarity, consistency and conversations
The Agile Business Continuity app uses a risk-based approach recognizing people have different contexts. We all might share some of the same exposures to extreme events. We all might share some of the same things we care about. However, context is crucial. It is useful to consider how your hazards interface with your vulnerabilities. To… Read More