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Keep up to date with our latest news, publications, projects, and other interesting and useful insights into resilience.
ResOrgs to present at Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event
ResOrgs to present at Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event
ResOrgs to present at the Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event Resilient Organisations is thrilled to be presenting at the Canterbury Earthquakes Symposium: Sharing the lessons from the Canterbury experiences event on 29-30 November 2018 at the University of Canterbury. Researchers Charlotte Brown, Ellie Kay ...
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Resilience - the key to riding waves of uncertainty
Resilience – the key to riding waves of uncertainty
Resilience - riding the waves of uncertainty Kaylene Sampson, Senior Research Consultant, Resilient Organisations
August 2018 My home town has been rebuilding from crisis for almost eight years.  September 2018 marks the eight-year anniversary of the first of a series of devastating earthquakes to hit Christchurch, New Zealand. Since the ...
News, Organisational Resilience
Shakeout Preparedness Tips for Business
Shakeout Preparedness Tips for Business
Shakeout Preparedness Tips for Business New Zealand ShakeOut, our national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi, is taking place on Thursday 18 October 2018 at 9:30 am. ShakeOut is held across the world to remind people of the right action to take during an earthquake, Drop, Cover and Hold - and to ...
DIVE Platform – the key to New Zealand’s exciting resilience innovations
DIVE Platform – the key to New Zealand’s exciting resilience innovations
DIVE Platform – the key to New Zealand’s exciting resilience innovations ResOrgs researchers, Dr Joanne Stevenson and Ellie Kay have been busy working with a team of researchers creating a new platform that will help researchers make better use of New Zealand’s Disaster Risk Reduction and resilience data. The collaborative ...
Decision-making, News
Erica Seville appointed to the board of the Earthquake Commission (EQC)
Erica Seville appointed to the board of the Earthquake Commission (EQC)
Erica Seville appointed to the Earthquake Commision (EQC) Board Congratulations to Resilient Organisations' Director, Erica Seville on her appointment as a Commissioner to the Earthquake Commision (EQC). Having spent many years leading and mentoring a group of researchers and consultants working to make public and private sector organisations more resilient, ...
Decision-making, News
Oamaru Heritage Precinct workshop : future thinking for a thriving community
Oamaru Heritage Precinct workshop : future thinking for a thriving community
Oamaru Heritage Precinct workshop: future thinking for a thriving community In February this year, a workshop was held in Oamaru to bring together heritage tourism stakeholders to explore future options for the town and its heritage precinct. Attendees included tenants from the heritage precinct, and members of the Waitaki District Council ...
Decision-making, News
ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
ISCRAM Conference, Wellington, November 2018
The inaugural ISCRAM (International Association for Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) Asia Pacific regional conference is being held in Wellington from the 4th to 7th November 2018, and Resilient Organisations is excited to be supporting the conference. The theme for the conference is Innovating for Resilience, and the programme ...
Improving resilience to natural disasters: West Coast lifelines vulnerability and interdependency
Improving resilience to natural disasters: West Coast lifelines vulnerability and interdependency
Improving Resilience to Natural Disasters: West Coast Lifelines Vulnerability and Interdependency David Elms, Ian McCahon and Rob Dewhirst have been taking a fresh approach to evaluating infrastructure resilience investment priorities for West Coast communities. By looking at the West Coast’s infrastructure as a system, they identify vulnerabilities that prevent ‘flow’ ...
John Vargo speaking on resilience and social enterprises
John Vargo speaking on resilience and social enterprises
John Vargo spoke about organisational resilience with Steve Moe on his podcast series, seeds. In this series of podcasts Steve talks with people making a positive impact, particularly relating to social enterprises and entrepreneurs.   Listen to the podcast on iTunes or access it via Castbox App on android phones.  It is also available at www.seeds.libsyn.com. ...
News, Organisational Resilience
Building a better understanding of metadata and geospatial data
Building a better understanding of metadata and geospatial data
Building a better understanding of metadata and geospatial data We've uploaded a series of short videos to YouTube to help system users build a better understanding of metdata and how it can build better research practices. The New Zealand government has committed funding over the next decade to researching our ...
News, Research Practice
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