Blog posts • Apr 11, 2014 12:32 BST
On Tuesday 18th March 2014, as part of the Business Continuity Awareness Week activities, we witnessed the first ever BC Flash Blog. This is probably a new term to most readers, it is a virtual Flash Mob – but instead of a dance routine the participants wrote and published their own blog post or article.
News • Mar 27, 2014 12:23 GMT
On March 12th, 2014, Everbridge, the leader in Unified Critical Communications, acquired Vocal. The strategic acquisition further elevates Everbridge’s status as the world’s largest provider of emergency notification and critical communication solutions.
News • Mar 21, 2014 16:36 GMT
The BCI are pleased to announce a new application process to becoming a Fellow of the BCI, the highest and most prestigious level of Membership. This new application process is designed to focus on the key attributes required for Fellowship of the BCI, concentrating on contribution to the industry, contribution to the Institute and Thought Leadership.
News • Mar 20, 2014 12:05 GMT
The BCI are pleased to announce the creation of a new senior membership grade - AFBCI - for those people who have reached a senior level in the industry but have concentrated more on developing their practical working experience rather than specifically contributing to the development of the Institute or the discipline.
Blog posts • Mar 18, 2014 11:34 GMT
Essentially the Non-Executive Director's role is to provide a creative contribution to the board by providing objective criticism. So I recommend that all Non-Executive Directors consider challenging the board to count the costs involved in deploying business continuity management and balancing these costs against quantifiable benefits gained from its Business Continuity Management System.
Blog posts • Mar 18, 2014 11:33 GMT
For those of you who think BCM is expensive, try operating without it. Business Continuity has often been treated almost as an ‘act of faith’. Common sense has suggested that well prepared companies are likely to recover from an unexpected interruption quicker than unprepared ones; that they are likely to lose much less money by being productive again more quickly.
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2014 10:06 GMT
The Business Continuity Institute has published a report to highlight the cost of common threats to organizations, threats such as IT and telecommunications outage, data breach, cyber attacks and adverse weather conditions. 'Counting the cost' demonstrates why it is important for organizations to have a business continuity plan that can help prevent a drama from becoming a crisis.
News • Mar 05, 2014 07:55 GMT
The BCI' s annual Horizon Scan survey report, in association with BSI, shows yet again it is IT-related threats that continue to provide the greatest concern for organizations, ranking above other threats such as natural disasters, security incidents and industrial disputes.
About The BCI
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is a global membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity professionals
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned... Show more
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned with raising levels of resilience within their organization or considering a career in business continuity.
With circa 8,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, working in in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors, the BCI truly is the world’s leading institute for business continuity.
The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its Statutory grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency in BC.
The BCI Partnership, through corporate membership, offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI to promote best practice in business continuity and to raise their corporate profile in the global BC arena. The BCI Corporate Partnership currently has approximately 120 Partners worldwide.
The BCI seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of good business continuity practice worldwide by:
Raising standards in business continuity
Undertaking industry research
Driving thought leadership in business continuity
Facilitating the sharing of best practice in business continuity
Training and certifying BC professionals
Raising the value of the BC profession
Developing the business case for business continuity
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