Jun 25, 2019
Can you think of a more stressful job than responding to terrorism or natural disasters at the drop of a hat? Coming up with a plan, leading a team, and serving people who are shaken with fear and grief are just a few of the job descriptions Suzanne Bernier has held.
As the President of SB Crisis Consulting and the...
Jun 3, 2019
On this episode of The Continuity Forecast podcast, we hear from disaster preparedness expert Jeff Larson. Jeff is the Partnership Manager for the North Florida PGA, a role that sees him planning dozens of outdoor tournaments every year, in weather that is unpredictable at best. Jeff shared with us how he keeps...
May 28, 2019
“I did an analysis of a petrochemical company’s emergency plan and contacts. Several people were no longer employed, and two of them had actually died.”
So many companies are grossly under-prepared for a crisis. But the majority of companies will go through crises of some kind or another. It’s not a matter of...
May 20, 2019
You can expect a crisis to happen.
Because it's not "if" a crisis happens...it's "when".
So, you need to be prepared to overcome a crisis.
And being prepared is about more than just business continuity — it's about each discipline working together to drive your organization toward resilience
May 13, 2019
Over the last five years, 40% of businesses have experienced some sort of business interruption, costing on average, even for a small company, upward of $8,000 per hour of downtime.
You need to have a plan because it's not a question of whether a disaster will happen or not. It's a question of when.
The most crucial...