Business Continuity Blog

With significant experience in business continuity management consulting, John Robinson shares his insight.

Running a Business Continuity programme

Posted by John Robinson on Oct 18, 2017

Taken from Part 2 of our Business Continuity Blueprint. 

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Nobody does business continuity (BC) for the sake of it, there’s always a good reason and it helps if you understand what’s driving it - not least because you can then set firm success criteria.

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, Business Impact Analysis, ISO 22301

ISO 22301 - Measuring your BCMS. why do it?

Posted by Inoni on Feb 07, 2017

ISO 22301 proposes that organisations adopt the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) Model, a form of closed-loop control system.  This is recognised by Deming as the fundamental core of most management systems, which themselves have the effect of ‘breathing life’ into otherwise one-shot business initiatives.  Compare the benefit of writing a one-off continuity plan that quickly becomes obsolete and useless, with one that is kept up-to-date and continually improved. 

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Tags: Business Continuity Management, ISO 22301