The Total Business Metrics Special Interest Group met monthly to assist business continuity professionals connect, share challenges and best practices and improve their work, led by business continuity consultant John Robinson.
Business continuity management is a big animal and it’s unlikely you’ll be able to digest even one tenth of it at a single sitting. This isn’t too surprising in a discipline that aims to facilitate rebuilding the core of an organisation in just a few short days.
The value placed on organisational resilience is growing. Big business, government, institutions, professionals and insurers each strongly promote it, encouraging uptake of Business Continuity Management (BCM) across all sectors and scales of activity. This makes sense since no organisation wants to inherit the misfortunes of another.
2008 to 2011 proved turbulent times for business and business continuity, tumbling from the realisation of sub-prime into the credit crunch and now a sustained period of global recession. What did it mean for business continuity? Did it become a dispensable overhead - a hygiene factor, a luxury that organisations could afford to forego, or were we missing something?
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