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Crisis Management Leaders: From Thought to Consquence

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Crisis Management Leaders: From Thought to Consquence

What makes a good crisis leader? How is it that they prepare and respond to situations differently? How do successful crisis leaders think and feel? It’s not easy being an organization’s Crisis Management Team Leader while probably having responsibility for Business As Usual tasks. It’s this buy schedule and the management of it, that sets the good crisis leader apart from those not so easily prepared for the task. Successful crisis leaders think, prepare and act differently from other crisis leaders. Their inner being leaves them better able to prepare for – and respond to, crises and disasters where their leadership abilities become front and centre during stressful periods. From ‘Thought to Consequence’ looks at the ways in which successful crisis leaders think about BC and DR and how they respond to serious incidents, which ultimately strengthens and organization’s ability to prepare and respond to disasters.

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Evolving Global Threats and Corporate Resilience

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Evolving Global Threats and Corporate Resilience

Continuing with our series of speakers from the Continuity & Resilience Today conference in Toronto (May 2018), we speak with Paul Doucet who is the Regional Security Manager, Security Solutions, for the Asia Pacific region for Joint Venture International SOS and Control Risks. Paul with discuss the current global terrorism threats and the plans and communications required when escalating situations occur. He will also provide some best practices based on experience that organizations and business travelers can leverage to help mitigate issues when finding themselves in threatening situations.

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An Overview of the Inaugural Continuity & Resilience Today (CRT) Conference (Toronto, May 2018)

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An Overview of the Inaugural Continuity & Resilience Today (CRT) Conference (Toronto, May 2018)

The Continuity & Resilience Today (CRT) conference was held May 29-31, 2018 in Toronto at the Sheraton Downton Hotel. It was the inaugural CRT conference that was originally part of the old World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM). This show provides a quick overview and summary of some of the sessions held over the 3 days and some of the key points that were discussed and presented to attendees by knowledgeable and experienced presenters.

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BIA: Has the Traditional BIA Runs Its Course?

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BIA: Has the Traditional BIA Runs Its Course?

For decades BCM / DR professionals have performed the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) the same way with the same results; often not quite the results expected. John Jackson, an early visionary in BCM / DR, talks about how the traditional BIA may need to change; change how we ask questions, who we ask information from and what results it needs to deliver if its to be effective for organizations. We’ll learn how to increase the value of BCM and DR by simply refocusing our efforts when executing a BIA to provide information that can benefit an organization when developing its BCM strategies and increasing the ability to respond to negative events. John provides allot of great tips and information to increase the value of new and experiences BCM professionals and increase the effectiveness of BCM programs. Hear some first hand examples of how the traditional BIA can be reimagined and executed from an industry pioneer. It’s sure to be a great educational experience for all.Preparing4Unexpected-AFullick.jpg

Adaptive Business Continuity – Part 2

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Adaptive Business Continuity – Part 2

For decades BCM / DR professionals have performed the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) the same way with the same results; often not quite the results expected. John Jackson, an early visionary in BCM / DR, talks about how the traditional BIA may need to change; change how we ask questions, who we ask information from and what results it needs to deliver if its to be effective for organizations. We’ll learn how to increase the value of BCM and DR by simply refocusing our efforts when executing a BIA to provide information that can benefit an organization when developing its BCM strategies and increasing the ability to respond to negative events. John provides allot of great tips and information to increase the value of new and experiences BCM professionals and increase the effectiveness of BCM programs. Hear some first hand examples of how the traditional BIA can be reimagined and executed from an industry pioneer. It’s sure to be a great educational experience for all.Preparing4Unexpected-AFullick.jpg

BCM: Assessing Partners & Vendors

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BCM: Assessing Partners & Vendors

The 2018-05-31 show will focus on the questions we need to ask of our key business partners and vendors with regards to their BCM / DR programs.  Don’t you want to do business with an organization that can respond to a disaster?

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Encore: The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM)

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Encore: The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers (OAEM)

fullick-Promo-Variety.jpgThis episode will focus on the Ontario Association of Emergency Management (OAEM). We’ll talk with the president of the OAEM, Mr. Mike O’Brien and how he and his OAEM colleagues are building a central community for Emergency Managers. We’ll discuss topics such as; the OAEM conference (October 2018), the organizations goals and objectives, what sets Emergency Management apart from Business Continuity professionals, necessary skills for good Emergency Manager and tips for how current Emergency Managers can become more effective in their current role. It guarantees to be an informative show with a very informed guest.

The Challenges of BCM & DR Programs – Part 1

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The Challenges of BCM & DR Programs – Part 1

No matter the industry, the size of your organization, or the location(s) of your business, Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR) programs always seem to experience a common set of challenges. Drawing from 20+ years of experience, Alex Fullick will discuss these many challenges that seem to transcend industry and location – and which seem to appear at one time or another – in every BCM/DR program. Listen in to hear why some of these challenges occur and how to deal with them when you begin to encounter the same issues in your programfullick-Promo-Variety.jpg

 

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