Blog posts

“BTE, does the bell toll for thee?”

Sep 09, 2014 14:40 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz Legal Protection will be publishing a series blog posts reflecting on their market and the changes that have taken place over the last year. This blog is by David Vine Business Development manager.

Rules of crisis management: don't let lightning strike twice

Sep 09, 2014 10:09 BST The Business Continuity Institute The great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw famously once said of success, that it “does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same mistake a second time”. In much the same way this rule can be applied to crisis management. To suffer a crisis once is unfortunate; to suffer a crisis a second time is careless.

10 ways software can help manage deliveries to your premises

Sep 05, 2014 16:00 BST Neopost Software brings huge benefits to all areas of business operations, including document management and deliveries. Here,Neopost, a leading solutions provider in the postal and related digital communications industry, we highlight 10 ways in which software can transform the efficiency with which you handle and process incoming mail, packages and documents.

The CPD merry-go-round: Why individuals struggle to stay on for the ride

Sep 05, 2014 10:13 BST The Business Continuity Institute Ever groaned at the thought of undertaking more CPD, to add to another yearly record? You are not alone: The CPD Research Project found that thousands of professionals in the UK have a great deal of apathy, and negativity, towards their CPD. Many struggle to keep motivated and focused on its true purpose - upholding best practice and ensuring professional qualifications don't become obsolete.

The development of organisational resilience

Sep 04, 2014 08:23 BST The Business Continuity Institute With the search for the comprehension and understanding of the meaning of organisational resilience gathering pace with each passing month, the Business Continuity Institute is now well embedded, perhaps even pivotal, in this latest quest to push forward the boundaries of the thinking and theories that relate to protecting and maintaining the value of organisations.

Seven deadly sins of business continuity plans

Sep 03, 2014 10:03 BST The Business Continuity Institute Recently I gave a talk at the beginning of a workshop entitled 'The Seven Deadly Sins of Business Continuity Plans' and I thought I would share the main points with you.

10 ways software can help with customer communications

Aug 28, 2014 17:00 BST Neopost Everyone knows the benefits of mailing equipment like franking machines and folder-inserters. Less well known is the impact that mailing software can have on the processing of both inbound and outbound mail. Here are 10 ways in which mailing software can help you streamline the production, distribution and management of outbound customer communications.

USM. More than it SIEMs

Aug 28, 2014 12:02 BST InfosecPartners In a report titled "The Real Cost of Security", 451 Research highlighted the challenges CFOs face when weighing up investments in Security Technology and Staff. With many traditional point products typically overpriced, overly complex and difficult to integrate, the concept of Unified Security Management makes a lot of sense for anyone concerned with ROI as well as effective security.

Business continuity and the non profit sector

Aug 22, 2014 10:29 BST The Business Continuity Institute "I always imagined a few people on the phones in a small office taking calls, not a big office with actual departments, and definitely not anyone thinking about business continuity and risks." Over the past year I have heard this line said to me in varying forms when I have explained that I give advice on corporate risk and business continuity in the non profit sector.

Protecting yourself from a social backlash

Aug 21, 2014 09:14 BST The Business Continuity Institute The first tweet was sent just over eight years ago when creator Jack Dorsey typed up "just setting up my twttr" and it pinged into the history books. Since then the growth of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other lesser known platforms has fundamentally changed the way we process events and read content. Despite this, the majority of executives are still terrified of social media.