A Moment of Strategic Clarity

The Rand Blog

With the Russian mobilization and declared annexation, whatever prospects there were for a negotiated peace seem to have all but vanished. Any result short of Ukrainian victory will be, in the long run, a worse outcome for the rules-based international order

New DHS Strategic Framework on Climate Change

Disaster Zone

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The Difference Between Strategic and Operational Risk

Reciprocity

On the other hand, confusion about risks – and especially about strategic and operational risks – undermines an organization’s ability to manage risk well. Strategic and Operational Risk: A Brief Intro. What Is Strategic Risk? Other examples of Strategic Risk.

Strategic Advantage, Sovereignty and Australia's Geopolitical Identity

The Rand Blog

Australia may need to critically assess its strategic traditions to develop a broader conceptualization of how to secure the safety and well-being of the nation and position itself advantageously

Strategic Communication Methods for DEI

Business Resilience Decoded

Strategic Communication Methods for DEI by Disaster Recovery Journal & Asfalis Advisors Strategic Communication Methods for DEI by Disaster Recovery Journal & Asfalis Advisors

IT Strategic Planning: Why You Need An IT Strategy

BMC

If you’re an IT manager, chances are good you’ll be involved in IT strategic planning during your career. Sometimes strategic planning goes well. And strategic plans are often filed away in cloud storage, seldom referenced and hardly ever used.

Are You Part of the Corporate Strategy Planning?

DRI Drive

News C-suite Corporate Strategic Planning cybersecurity Data Analysis risk management SustainabilityAs risk and resilience planning begins to impact the cyber and environmental aspects of corporate strategy, a new survey sees more risk professionals are getting a seat at the table.

Strategic Communication Methods for DE & I

Business Resilience Decoded

Episode 127: Strategic Communication Methods for DE & I This episode is brought to you by Fusion Risk Management, Building a More Resilient World Together. Business continuity professionals need to focus on strategic communication and how corporations take responsibility for their actions.

IT Strategic Planning: Why You Need An IT Strategy

BMC

If you’re an IT manager, chances are good you’ll be involved in IT strategic planning during your career. Sometimes strategic planning goes well. And strategic plans are often filed away in cloud storage, seldom referenced and hardly ever used.

Achieving Supplier Diversity & Enhancing Organizational Resilience Through Strategic Purchasing

everbridge

Once an organization has united its leadership and employees in prioritizing a diversity supplier program, strategic purchasing becomes the next consideration. Strategic Purchasing: Enhancing Resilience Through Supplier Diversity.

The strategic void 

Crisis Response Journal

The cover story on this issue of Crisis Response Journal is an interview with Philippe Baumard who sounds a global warning that strategic governance is losing touch with reality, that command has become a matter of: "Mastering the figures, not the facts; By Philippe Baumard

U.S. Support for European Strategic Autonomy Could Boost Transatlantic Solidarity and Security

The Rand Blog

How can Europe and the United States work together to reduce misperceptions about strategic autonomy and chart an outcome that could enhance transatlantic solidarity and security

Is Putin Irrational? What Nuclear Strategic Theory Says About Deterrence of Potentially Irrational Opponents

The Rand Blog

Increasingly isolated and desperate, Putin might try to suddenly escalate the Ukraine conflict rather than back down in the face of international opposition.

Charting a Strategic Path Forward for DHS in an Evolved Threat Landscape

The Rand Blog

When updating the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review report and the department Strategic Plan, it may make sense to consider a new operational and organizational path forward Twenty years have passed since 9/11 and the establishment of DHS.

Strategic thinking in the face of Ebola 

Crisis Response Journal

Patrick Lagadec, Former Senior Research Scientist at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France, and Mike Granatt, Founder and first Director of the Civil Contingencies Secretariat, Cabinet Office, UK, say that institutions and leaders must embrace strategic By Patrick Lagadec

Maintaining strategic co-ordination and response 

Crisis Response Journal

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Robert McAlister is back in Sierra Leone to complete the Disaster Management Training Programme for The Office of National Security with Bournemouth University Disaster Management Centre colleagues in the form of a national By Robert McAlister

Day 8 - South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Day eight of the course comprises a review, or debrief, of the strategic command exercise, says Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm. By Roger Gomm

Day 7 - SE + Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm says that on day two of the strategic command exercise, we held a short period of reflection on the exercise process, challenges faced so far and learning in the command roles. By Roger Gomm

Day 5 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Roger Gomm outlines how the Strategic Command Course students have prepared for next week’s three-day exercise, which is the keynote of their course; an opportunity to test all the elements of command. By Roger Gomm

Day 2 of the Police Strategic Command Course, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm describes how the second day of the course involved looking at the role and requirements of the Gold/Strategic Commander. By Roger Gomm

Supply Chain Strategic Planning Must Account for Five Key Capabilities

Continuity Insights

Chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and heads of supply chain strategy often struggle to translate visions, goals and objectives into understandable, easily communicated, integrated priority actions, due to the natural complexity of supply chain and strategy. They need a simple way to codify and articulate their plans. CSCOs must assess the capabilities and resources — including organization, Source. Crisis Communication Cyber Disaster Recovery Enterprise Risk Management

Take a strategic approach to empowering a secure hybrid workforce with SASE

Citrix

In … The post Take a strategic approach to empowering a secure hybrid workforce with SASE first appeared on Citrix Blogs.

Before the Crisis: The Value of a Trusted Business Continuity & Crisis Management Advisor

BryghtPath

Sometimes a Bryghtpath client will call my phone late at night or early in the morning. They aren’t check-in calls or social calls. Something has happened at their company, and they’re calling to ask for help.

CEF is a Member of the CSIRO-ASEAN Foresight for Science and Technology Management Group

Engaged Foresight

CSIRO ASEAN Foresight Center for Engaged Foresight Engaged Foresight Science and Technology Foresight Shermon Cruz Strategic Foresight

Day 10 - SE + Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Final day of the course starts with a students structured debrief, identification of key learning and what it all means in the future. By Roger Gomm

Day 9 - SE + Central African Strategic Command Course, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

After the last few days of frenetic activity on the exercise, today we are back in the classroom to discuss the 'threat from terrorism', says Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm. By Roger Gomm

Day 4 of the Police Strategic Command Course in Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm says that students were given the opportunity to put the past three days’ learning into practice with the first serious exercise of the course. By Roger Gomm

Day 3 of the Police Strategic Command Course, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm says that students focused on how Gold, Silver and Bronze come together to form the command structure for incidents and events, and describes how he has been avoiding Muzungu traps. By Roger Gomm

Day 6: South East Central African Strategic Command Course, Musanze, Rwanda 

Crisis Response Journal

Today is the start of the three-day strategic command exercise, a key part of the course. It is a paper feed process based on the operation the students planned last Friday in class. By Roger Gomm

Prof. Cruz speaks at the NAST 44th Annual Scientific Meeting

Engaged Foresight

Futures Studies Futures Thinking PAGTANAW 2050 Strategic Foresight Asia Pacific Futures Network Association of Professional Futurists Center for Engaged Foresight Engaged Foresight Futures Networks Futures of Futures Organizations Global Futures NAST NAST Philippines Regional Futures Shermon Cruz

Delivering strategic command training to South Eastern and Central Africa's Police 

Crisis Response Journal

Editorial Advisory Panel Member Roger Gomm is in Musanze, Rwanda, to deliver a two-week 'Policing Operations' module to the SE and Central African Police Strategic Command Course at the National Police College, for the third year. This year’s course has s By Roger Gomm

Automating Risk Functions for Greater Value Creation

Risk Management Monitor

Infusing risk management into corporate planning allows an organization to think about compliance responsibilities in a proactive and strategic manner—moving risk and regulatory functions from a back-office cost to a competitive advantage. Now, executives are increasingly seeing the value of risk management as a strategic advantage. By automating and enhancing risk management functions, organizations can: Strategize for entering new markets.

Masterclass equip DOST staff with foresight knowledge and skills for use in R&D

Engaged Foresight

The “Strategic Foresight and Scenario-Strategy Development Masterclass” is organized by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and […]. Science and Technology Foresight DOST Foresight DOST PCAARD Engaged Foresight Research and Development Shermon Cruz Strategic Foresight Technology Foresight

Regional Wars and Taiwan

Disaster Zone

Is it time to change our "strategic ambiguity

Recovery, E-learning and strategic leadership - Editorial Board Member update 

Crisis Response Journal

Andy Marshall, Director of Civil Contingencies for Staffordshire, UK, writes: Staff at the Civil Contingencies Unit (CCU) in Stafford (UK) are currently preparing to run a CBRN response and recovery exercise to validate Staffordshire’s multi-agency CBRN p By Andy Marshall

RIMS ERM Conference 2021: Lloyd’s Chairman on the Vital Role of Risk Management in Fighting Climate Change

Risk Management Monitor

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Managing Sanctions Risk from Russia’s War on Ukraine

Risk Management Monitor

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Global State of Enterprise Risk Oversight: 5 Takeaways

DRI Drive

A recent report on enterprise risk management finds business leaders feeling risk complexities are increasing, and finding difficulty integrating ERM with strategic decision making, among other responses.

A New Era? NATO's Prioritisation of Human Security in an Insecure World

The Rand Blog

Human security and NATO's role and responsibility to protect civilians during conflict saw new prioritization in the alliance's 2022 Strategic Concept.

Resilience of Disaster Workforce

Recovery Diva

This list includes strategic plans and guides to aid in the recruitment and retention of women and people of color in federal, state, and local emergency management agencies to better prepare for future challenges and aid in mission success From HDSL: In Focus: Disaster Workforce Resilience. A collection of resources that focuses on building an inclusive emergency management workforce to better serve diverse communities.