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Superbowl, super crisis!

Jan 30, 2015 13:42 GMT The Business Continuity Institute On Sunday night, the eyes of the sporting world will be on the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona as the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in Superbowl XLIX. Tens of millions of dollars are spent each year by advertisers desperate to get their name in the spotlight, and millions of dollars are spent making sure everything goes to plan.

6 steps in planning a survey that will help you avoid the most common mistakes

Jan 28, 2015 08:40 GMT Netigate The better the planning, the better the survey. Spending more time on planning your survey will save you even more time later on. You will have a more reliable result and a higher response rate as good planning helps you discover pitfalls at an early stage, not after the survey has been sent out. Here are 6 steps to help structure your survey planning and get going faster.

The quick five-step guide to analysing survey results

Jan 22, 2015 09:26 GMT Netigate Your survey has done its job and the answers have been collected. Now you’re standing in front of the results ready to dig for new insights. It can feel a bit overwhelming, but don’t worry – as soon as you get started you will find it quite easy (and probably both fun and a bit addictive too). So take a deep breath and jump into our five-step guide about how to become a survey analyser pro!

What does winning an industry award really mean to me?

Jan 20, 2015 16:29 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Our profession focused on Business Continuity Management is one that involves prolonged specialized training, relevant formal qualifications, real world experience, and industry certifications, to provide services to others. If we do our job really well; most people will never know what we did.

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Could Sony Pictures have been better prepared?

Jan 16, 2015 14:19 GMT The Business Continuity Institute No one ever thinks they will suffer a crisis, yet history is littered with examples of excellently run companies which have been brought down by poor crisis preparation. Last month, entertainment giant Sony Pictures found itself on the receiving end of a coordinated attack on its servers in what the FBI has concluded was the responsibility of North Korea.

What did you find in your cabin after a day in Labadee?

Jan 15, 2015 22:21 GMT InfosecPartners What did you find in your cabin after a day in Labadee?

Business Continuity Institute 2014: the story of the year

Jan 05, 2015 10:57 GMT The Business Continuity Institute The dawn of the new year in 2014 was welcomed in with what the Business Continuity Institute’s Chairman – Steve Mellish FBCI – referred to as his 2020 Vision, a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the BCI. This was not to be a reflection on the previous two decades, but rather a look at what lies ahead in what he termed a new horizon for the industry and those working within it.

Be prepared

Dec 10, 2014 13:21 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Suppose your company’s data systems were to go down unexpectedly. What would it cost your enterprise? Would you believe $212,000 for every hour you're offline, or about $3,500 per minute? That's the average figure the market intelligence firm Aberdeen Group came up with recently when it analyzed 125 organizations worldwide.

Horizon Scan 2015

Dec 03, 2014 13:28 GMT The Business Continuity Institute The Business Continuity Institute is asking business continuity professionals and those working in the wider field of organizational resilience to take just a few minutes to complete the Horizon Scan 2015 survey and share your thoughts on what you think the biggest threats are that organizations face.