The Business Continuity Institute becomes part of a global resilience network

Jun 30, 2014 14:04 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute has recently signed up to become a part of the Future Cities and Community Resilience Network, an interdisciplinary collaboration of like minded academics and professionals that provides a forum for the advancement of knowledge in the core areas of future city resilience, urban supply chain management, smart city technologies and community engagement.

Breach on the beach: the danger of taking your smartphone on holiday

Jun 27, 2014 10:47 BST The Business Continuity Institute It's not uncommon for people to take their smartphone, tablet computer or even their laptop with them whenever they go on holiday, but are they putting their organizations at greater risk of a cyber attack by using unsecured wi-fi networks to check their emails or do other work? That is the conclusion according to new research carried out on behalf of Sourcefire.

Jun 26, 2014 16:00 BST Neopost Mail and fulfilment services are an obvious next step for print providers, and one that anyone can make with the help of Neopost.

New partnership between the Business Continuity Institute and the Association of Contingency Planners

Jun 26, 2014 09:30 BST The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) and the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) are proud to announce a new strategic partnership that will further enhance the networking opportunities offered to business continuity professionals across North and Central America.

Lack of business continuity to cover unexpected staff departures

Jun 25, 2014 15:07 BST The Business Continuity Institute It is often said that the most important asset an organization can have is its staff, so it would seem logical for an organization to have a plan in place for when staff move on taking their skills and knowledge with them. According to a white paper by SEI and FP Transitions, less than half (45%) of advisors polled have a continuity plan in place in the event of an unexpected departure.

Ease planning and calculations with RC Beton’s BIM objects

Jun 25, 2014 14:00 BST BIMobject® Building blocks by RC Beton are now available on the BIMobject® Portal, the objects for Revit are free of charge and include several features to facilitate efficient planning, calculations and reduce wastage. The objects are available as complete systems and/or as individual blocks. Thicknesses and the amount of concrete steel and glue are included to produce accurate bills of material.

Business Continuity Institute to form strategic partnership with FORTUNE magazine

Jun 25, 2014 09:20 BST The Business Continuity Institute FORTUNE CM&S and the BCI have announced the establishment of a formal, strategic partnership. The goal of this new collaborative partnership is to dramatically increase the level of awareness among FORTUNE’s North American business readers of the critical importance of business continuity management and to help raise the levels of resilience within their own corporations worldwide.

4C Strategies receives government funding to develop unique tool for reputational risk management

Jun 24, 2014 10:06 BST 4C Strategies Vinnova, Sweden’s innovation agency, today announced that 4C Strategies will receive a grant of approx 1,7 MSEK for the development of a new software service which will help organisations to manage reputational risk.

Education, education, education!

Jun 23, 2014 16:19 BST The Business Continuity Institute "Education, education, education!" has been the rallying cry for many politicians over the years and there is no doubting the importance education has in preparing people for their life ahead. For this reason, the BCI is hosting its first ever Education Month, in September, with the aim of raising awareness of the learning and development opportunities available to those in the industry.

NavLink US iPad app gets even better charting

Jun 19, 2014 13:45 BST Digital Yacht New charts are available for NavLink US iPad app with improved detail and coverage. Updates are free and existing users will automatically receive the new charts when they zoom in on these new and updated areas.