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Keep up to date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.
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Capturing lessons learned
Capturing lessons learned
COVID-19 will be a long-running event that will require constant monitoring and response activities. Collating learnings from crisis events is normally left until after an event. However, in this case, there is an opportunity to reflect on and learn from our response to date, so we can do things better ...
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Building adaptive business continuity plans
Building adaptive business continuity plans
Practical tips on how to inject adaptiveness into continuity planning processes. COVID-19 has been another reminder that we can’t plan for everything. As Business Continuity (BC) professionals we do our best to anticipate and plan for any event that will impact our organisation’s ability to deliver its products and services ...
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Recovery: Sprint, Marathon or Adventure Race?
Recovery:  Sprint, Marathon or Adventure Race?
A massive thank you to Roger Sutton (EA Networks) for letting us run with his fantastic analogy. Recovery is often described as a marathon, not a sprint.  But a marathon implies a set distance, a set route and it is a lone endeavour.  Crisis recovery is far from linear or ...
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Awesome ways for teams to work and play together
Awesome ways for teams to work and play together
For many people, work has a social component; we enjoy the day-to-day interactions with colleagues in the office. When that is taken away with the need for remote working, it is important to bring your team together not only for work-related meetings but for social interaction as well. Here are ...
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Keep looking for the opportunities
Keep looking for the opportunities
When faced with a problem or crisis, there is a natural tendency to make that our sole focus. It can be hard to stand back, be truly creative, and look for the opportunities. Opportunities come in many forms and usually take a deliberate effort to bring to fruition. It may ...
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Introducing Sophie Horsfall
Introducing Sophie Horsfall
We welcomed Sophie Horsfall to our team as a Research Consultant in early March. Sophie has a diverse background in disaster risk, environmental science, education, and tourism. Sophie thrives in multidisciplinary fields exploring different viewpoints to find novel solutions and has a passion for understanding how things work and the ripple effects ...
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Maintaining momentum during recovery
Maintaining momentum during recovery
We’re doing well but it’s not over yet. As we progress and adjust to the many places are easing restrictions during the current COVID crisis, some businesses are upping their activity. Whether this is forestry workers restarting or restaurants moving to a takeaway service, every bit helps. But we are ...
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Recovery: playing the long game
Recovery: playing the long game
Recovery is the long game of adjusting and re-building your organisation for a new normal and beyond. As we adjust to lockdown, most of us are still thinking response, getting through the short-term actions on our to do list. Over time we will transition from response to recovery. While every ...
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Business continuity planning for COVID-19: Essentials of operation
Business continuity planning for COVID-19: Essentials of operation
Essentials of operation With COVID-19 rapidly evolving, organisations are turning their minds to business continuity. Many businesses are finding they are not well prepared and are seeking guidance or reassurance on how to prepare. This guide is for organisations that do not have a Business Continuity Plan or want to ...
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Business continuity planning for COVID-19
Business continuity planning for COVID-19
Resilient Organisations has prepared this advice to provide a structure for refreshing business continuity plans (BCPs) for COVID-19. If you require further assistance, please get in touch with us. Communication Good communication is essential in all phases of an event, from risk reduction to recovery. We have put communications first ...
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