How BCM Software Can Make Your Business Continuity Program More Agile

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Well-chosen BCM software can help a continuity program be more nimble and effective. The post How BCM Software Can Make Your Business Continuity Program More Agile appeared first on BCMMETRICS.

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Learning the Local Culture: BCM Pros Need to Suit Their Programs to the Locality

MHA Consulting

Business continuity … The post Learning the Local Culture: BCM Pros Need to Suit Their Programs to the Locality appeared first on MHA Consulting. Business Continuity Planning BCM challenges BCM locality BCM locations bcm planning

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Out of the Loop: When the BCM Office is the Last to Know

BCM METRICS

The post Out of the Loop: When the BCM Office is the Last to Know appeared first on BCMMETRICS. Business Continuity Business Continuity Management Business Continuity Strategy Risk Management bcm BCM Office bcm professional business continuity management

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Put Your Program on the Map: A BCM Roadmap for 2022

BCM METRICS

Next year is a new chance for you to put your business continuity management (BCM) program on the map. In today’s blog, we share a BCM roadmap for 2022 you can follow to give your program direction and make your efforts more proactive.

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Get Out the Map: Why Your BCM Program Needs a Roadmap

BCM METRICS

Good BCM programs exist in a permanent posture of executing on a roadmap, their custom-crafted plan for the future that is focused on reducing risk and increasing compliance with standards. Missing: A Coherent Set of BCM Program Goals From my perspective as […].

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BCM Basics: Modern IT/DR Strategies

MHA Consulting

This post is part of BCM Basics, a series of occasional, entry-level blogs on some of the key concepts in business continuity management. . Organizations today have more options than ever … The post BCM Basics: Modern IT/DR Strategies appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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Reading the Road Ahead: A BCM Dashboard for 2022

BCM METRICS

Here’s a verbal dashboard to give you an idea of what might lie ahead for your organization and BCM in 2022. The post Reading the Road Ahead: A BCM Dashboard for 2022 appeared first on BCMMETRICS. The pedal is to the metal and we are about to leave 2021 in the dust.

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Eat the Frog: Tackling the Tough  BCM Challenges You Habitually Put Off 

MHA Consulting

Almost every business continuity management program has gaps that are well-known to the BCM office but never addressed, usually because closing them would be hard.

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BCM Basics: Inherent Risk vs. Residual Risk

MHA Consulting

This post is part of BCM Basics, a series of occasional, entry-level blogs on some of the key concepts in business continuity management. If you spend any … The post BCM Basics: Inherent Risk vs. Residual Risk appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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A Matter of Time: When SMEs Are Prevented from Helping With BCM

BCM METRICS

They make a commitment to improve their BCM program then sharply limit the amount of time the BCM team can talk to the departmental subject matter experts, effectively dooming the effort to failure.

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BCM Basics: The BC Professional’s Role in Data Protection

MHA Consulting

This post is part of BCM Basics, a series of occasional, entry-level blogs on some of the key concepts in business continuity management. . Data is a critical asset for almost … The post BCM Basics: The BC Professional’s Role in Data Protection appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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The Best Policy: The Core Element of a Good BCM Program Is Honesty

MHA Consulting

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Omission Accomplished: When Front-Line Workers Are Excluded from BCM Training 

MHA Consulting

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A Little Help: How to Select a BCM Consultant

BCM METRICS

Today’s post is a list of 12 steps to help you find the right BCM consulting firm for your engagement. The key challenge in hiring a BCM consultancy is not determining which firm is the best but which is the best fit. Finding a good business continuity management consultant can be hard.

Roll with the Changes: A New Generation Requires a New Approach to BCM 

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Continue reading for more information on a new approach to BCM. The post Roll with the Changes: A New Generation Requires a New Approach to BCM appeared first on BCMMETRICS.

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Redux- EP01: Creating BCM Engagement | Scott Baldwin

The Failover Plan Podcast

It remains our number 1 downloaded episode because it contains SO many tips on creating BCM engagement, its worth a re-listen. We talk with Scott Baldwin , a BCM program leader who has started several programs in Silicon Valley (Netflix, Ebay, Charles Schwab, Symantec) in his career.

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Say Hello to VOI: The Best Way to Assess the Value of Your BCM Program

BCM METRICS

In this post, we’ll review BCM VOI and […]. The post Say Hello to VOI: The Best Way to Assess the Value of Your BCM Program appeared first on BCMMETRICS.

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BCM and ERM: What’s the Difference?

Castellan

What is Business Continuity Management (BCM)? The post BCM and ERM: What’s the Difference? At a high level, it may seem natural to use the terms business continuity management and enterprise risk management interchangeably.

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Staying Current: Why You Need to Keep Your BCM Plans Up to Date

MHA Consulting

Many organizations bring great energy to the job of creating new business continuity plans, then they put them on a shelf and allow the passage of time to make them … The post Staying Current: Why You Need to Keep Your BCM Plans Up to Date appeared first on MHA Consulting.

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Ep. 01- Creating BCM Engagement | Scott Baldwin

The Failover Plan Podcast

Episode Summary Shane Mathew talks with Scott Baldwin , a BCM program leader who has started several programs in Silicon Valley (Ebay, Charles Schwab, Symantec) in his career.

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Data Guardians: The BCM Pro’s Role in Helping Business Units Protect Their Data

BCM METRICS

The post Data Guardians: The BCM Pro’s Role in Helping Business Units Protect Their Data appeared first on BCMMETRICS. Every organization backs up its data, but not all do so in a manner that is validated or rationally tailored to their needs.

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The Threat of Cyber Attacks is Taking a Serious Psychological Toll on Security Professionals

DRI Drive

Are you confident your BCM strategies can withstand a successful cyber attack? News BCM cyber resilience cyber-attacks Job Stress Wakefield ResearchIf you’re concerned about your organization’s capabilities, you’re far from alone, according the new research.

How to Get Business Units to Take Ownership of Their BCM Programs

MHA Consulting

One challenge familiar to every business continuity management professional is dealing with the business units’ attitude that business continuity is the BCM office’s responsibility, not theirs.

Our Complex World Demands a “Team of Teams”

BCM METRICS

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DRI and Maryland Dept. of Emergency Management Partner For Resilience Training

DRI Drive

DRI Community Events News BCM business continuity cybersecurity Ken Maloney Maryland Department of Emergency Management MDEM resilience Rob Zegarra Rouz HashemiThroughout the week of Nov.

The Intersection of BCM and ERM

Castellan

As Business Continuity Management (BCM) programs continue to evolve and mature, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) processes are just beginning to take hold. Can BCM jumpstart ERM? This article will explore the drivers for both BCM and ERM, as well as how the two intersect and complement one another. For the purposes of this article, BCM and ERM are defined in the following table. ERM is an umbrella process, whereas BCM represents a key element of the response framework.

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Ep. 04- Integrating Continuous Improvement into BCM Programs | John Hill

The Failover Plan Podcast

12:07min- How does a company’s BCM program get so bad? 31:37min- Approach to integrating continuous improvement into regular BCM work.

The Retro Revolution:  Why Manual Workarounds  Are a BC Must 

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BCM Trends for 2020

Stratogrid Advisory

BCM Trends for 2020! The Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) recently released its 4th Annual BCM Trends and Predictions Report , which provides predictions for resilience trends in 2019/2020. BCM as a Service. Last Updated on May 31, 2020 by Alex Jankovic. Reading Time: 4 minutes.

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Don’t Give Up the Ship: Demonstrating the Benefits of Rigorous Crisis Management Training 

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Crisis Management BCM training crisis trainingToo many business leaders think rigorous crisis management training is a waste of time. The defining moment in the career of a respected U.S. Navy captain shows its value.

Redux- EP04: Integrating Continuous Improvement into BCM Programs | John Hill

The Failover Plan Podcast

Episode Summary: We're returning to one more old episode because of the HUGE interest it generated. On this week's show, Shane interviews John Hill, a seasoned consultant with over 20 years of experience in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.

The BCM Pro’s Role in Managing Social Media During a Crisis

MHA Consulting

However, the BCM pro has a key part to play as … The post The BCM Pro’s Role in Managing Social Media During a Crisis appeared first on MHA Consulting. The business continuity management professional is unlikely to play a hands-on role in managing social media during a crisis.

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The Golden Key: Using KPIs Can Open the Door to Excellence 

BCM METRICS

Uncategorized BCM KPIs business continuity business continuity managementThere is a golden key that can be used by every organization to open the door to excellence for its business continuity management program.

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2021 BCM Career + Professional Development Report Released

Continuity Insights

BC Management has released its 2021 BCM Career + Professional Development Report which highlights tips for business continuity professionals to ensure their career resiliency. The first of its kind report was developed in conjunction with Continuity Insights and DRJ. The study details some very intriguing data trends, including everything from the hard and soft skills. Source. News Professional Development

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The BCM Challenge: Executive Buy-In

eBRP

As a Business Continuity Management (BCM) solution provider, the first question I ask potential clients is: What are your major program challenges? BCM is at the bottom of the priorities list for business users (No stakeholder engagement).

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Resilient

BCM METRICS

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20th Annual BCM Compensation Study

Continuity Insights

BC Management has announced the launch of its 20h edition of the BCM Compensation Study. The study is being conducted in partnership with the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). This globally-recognized study assesses the premier compensation for Business Continuity and Resilience professionals analyzing their earning potential by years of experience, degree, years of management and leadership. Source. News Professional Development

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Not another BCM Program audit?

Stratogrid Advisory

Not another BCM Program audit? Another Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program audit. BCM Program Audits. When to do an audit of your BCM Program. BCM as a Service. Last Updated on May 31, 2020 by Alex Jankovic. Reading Time: 4 minutes.

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Survey: CIOs Know Their Risks – But Not Business Continuity

DRI Drive

News BCM CIOs cybersecurity risk management teleworkA recent survey of CIOs shows that nearly all of them are aware of the threats coming down the pike – but far fewer of them are using the resilience and mitigation tools that would help them survive.

The Face of Danger: The 5 Most Common Business Continuity Threats

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