3 Ways to Reduce your Exposure to Disasters in your Supply Chain

            (NOTA: Vea aquí este artículo en español) Imagine this. You’re driving to work one morning, on the way to your textile business, when you hear on the radio that there’s been a natural disaster in Bangladesh. A massive flood has caused considerable material damage and […]

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7 Maneras de Asegurarte de que tu Plan de Desastre Realmente Funciona

                 (NOTE: See here this article in English) En el artículo anterior, les hable acerca de los siete errores en que habitualmente incurren las organizaciones durante el desarrollo de un Plan de Continuidad de Negocio (BCP). Hoy les vengo a hablar acerca de siete […]

7 Razones por las que su Plan de Desastre es un Desastre

                    (NOTE: See here this article in English) La mayor parte de ‘expertos’ en la Gestión de Riesgos y Continuidad de Negocio centran su actividad en generar documentación y no de la implementación real de los planes. Durante mis años de ejercicio […]


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3 Tips para Evitar Rupturas en tu Cadena de Suministros

                 (NOTE: See here this article in English) Imagínate por un segundo, como se te quedaría la cara si una mañana de camino a tu negocio de textiles, escuchas en la radio del coche, que una inundación en Bangladesh ha causado una elevada mortandad […]

3 Reasons Why The Southeast Asia Haze is a Risk To Your Business

Since early September, a thick haze has been clouding Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia, the cause of the problem. Every year, fires are set off to clear forest land in Indonesian Borneo for agriculture, usually palm oil plantations. This year it appears worse due to severe drought caused by El Nino. […]

3 Reasons Why The Southeast Asia Haze is a Risk To Your Business

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7 Ways To Make Sure Your Disaster Plan Actually Works

                 (NOTA: Vea aquí este artículo en Español) In a previous article, I described the top seven mistakes that organisations make when they develop a Business Continuity Plan (BCP). Here are seven ways to make sure you do it properly and that your disaster […]

7 Mistakes That Make Your Disaster Plan a Disaster

                 (NOTA: Vea aquí este artículo en Español) Most Risk Management and Business Continuity ‘experts’ concentrate on documentation, not on actual implementation. There’s too much focus on ticking boxes to please auditors, too much paperwork, too much effort to maintain documents, too little implementation, […]


BCM & Risk Management program incl exams, May & July/August 2015 (Sydney, Melbourne)

For many reasons, your organisation needs a Business Continuity Plan and Risk Management framework, for example for regulatory requirements (e.g. direct/indirect APRA compliance), to meet customer expectations, for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), to meet industry standards (e.g. ISO) and/or to achieve a better (Business Interruption) Insurance arrangement. This program includes […]


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Advanced BCP Testing & Compliance workshop – Dubai (UAE) – June 2015

Business As Usual is presenting an advanced 2-day Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery testing and compliance workshop in Dubai (UAE). Topics that will be discussed as part of the workshop include: Preparing and conducting various types of BCP tests/rehearsals Financial Industry and other BCM Compliance aspects How to understand auditors […]