New DHS Strategic Framework on Climate Change

Disaster Zone

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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.

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Strategic approach – Reducing risk of rogue drones  

Crisis Response Journal

Major incidents involving the malicious use of drones has highlighted that tackling hostile drone threats is a priority, says Andrew Staniforth By Andrew Staniforth

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Regional Wars and Taiwan

Disaster Zone

Is it time to change our "strategic ambiguity

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

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

Risk Management Monitor

Climate Change Crisis Management Disaster Preparedness Emerging Risk Enterprise Risk Management Environmental Risk Natural Catastrophes Risk Management Strategic Risk Management environmental risk ERM ESG RIMS ERM Conference

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

Managing Sanctions Risk from Russia’s War on Ukraine

Risk Management Monitor

Business Business Interruption Crisis Management Emerging Risk Enterprise Risk Management International Political Risk Regulatory Risk Reputation Risk Risk Management Strategic Risk Management Supply Chain Compliance economic risk international risk Russia sanctions sanctions risk Supply Chain Risks Ukraine

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.

Reopening Old Wounds: Two Stories, One Lesson

The Rand Blog

The shocking events unfolding in Ukraine serve as a vivid reminder to two RAND researchers of the profoundly human consequences tied to the strategic level of decisionmaking they study and weigh in on each day

Google Cloud Platform: What it is, how to use it, and how it compares

Acronis

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a platform that delivers over 90 information technology services (aka products), which businesses, IT professionals, and developers can leverage to work more efficiently, gain more flexibility, and/or enable a strategic advantage.

Know Your Risk: Managing an Expanding Universe of Uncertainty

Fusion Risk Management

These perspectives can strategically drive the direction of your organization so long that you demonstrate the value and provide decision-makers with the proper risk-based context. Strategic objectives should be tied across every program throughout the enterprise. Strategic risk.

A college for national security  

Crisis Response Journal

CRJ’s strategic partner, the National Preparedness Commission, has been discussing the need to build effective relationships across the public, private and voluntary sectors. Sir Ian Andrews CBE TD explains

Donyati Empowers Finance Transformation with Machine Learning

Donyati

Now, more and more companies are in a position to seriously pursue a strategic approach to full-enterprise technological transformation. 2020 pushed many organizations to accelerate digitization imperatives, notably by shifting business into the cloud.

China and Pakistan See Eye to Eye on the Taliban—Almost

The Rand Blog

Both are poised to benefit strategically from the Taliban's success. Beijing and Islamabad share a long history of cooperation and have much in common on Afghanistan.

Gen. Charles Flynn Says Army Has Crucial Role in the Pacific Theater

The Rand Blog

Army's role in an oceanic theater that spans half the globe, where China increasingly asserts itself for strategic advantage? What is the U.S. Charles A. Flynn, head of the U.S.

Shaping China's Ambitions

The Rand Blog

Managing a rivalry with a regionally ambitious, globally engaged peer competitor of China's economic heft and technological sophistication will be one of the most profound strategic tests the United States has ever faced.

New GAO Report on Earthquakes

Recovery Diva

Such an assessment could help the program more strategically address inconsistencies in how states, localities, territories, and tribes mitigate earthquake risks. [ Earthquakes: Opportunities Exist to Further Assess Risk, Build Resilience, and Communicate Research. link]. The National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program helps U.S. communities strengthen their earthquake resilience.

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Rethinking the EU's Role in European Collective Defence

The Rand Blog

This makes the concept of European strategic autonomy—the EU's increased ability to operate independently and with partners of choice on defence and security matters—more relevant than ever

What Instability at the Top Means for Japan's Alliance with the United States

The Rand Blog

Having shorter-serving prime ministers tends to minimize Japan's ability to operate as a strategic player. The longer the tenure, the greater the confidence in exercising a broader set of foreign policy tools.

Deterring Putin in Eastern Europe

The Rand Blog

But if NATO were to decide to stand firmly together, conflict in Europe may be deterred and strategic stability restored