business continuity
One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation, says Michael Davies, CEO, ContinuitySA. “We live in an increasingly connected world, which means that risk triggers are increasingly interconnected and complex. This also means that when risks materialise, they can play out in unexpected ways,” he says “So while it remains important to undertake a thorough scoping of the risks each Read More
IRMSA Industry Award Professional Services
ContinuitySA has won the IRMSA 2018 Industry Award for the category,” Professional Services, Training Providers, Consultants and Auditors”, for outstanding contribution to risk management. The Award was announced at a gala event at the Theatre on the Track in Kyalami on Friday 9th November. The IRMSA Industry Award recognised the recently developed Business Continuity Resilience (BCR) APP which provides crucial business continuity information to clients. With this App, ContinuitySA has affirmed the value it adds Read More
BCI Partner
ContinuitySA has renewed its Gold sponsorship as a Premium Gold Partner of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). The move is a sign not only of ContinuitySA’s commitment to the Institute but also to the industry as a whole, says Cindy Bodenstein, Marketing Manager at ContinuitySA. The Business Continuity Institute is the leading global membership and certifying organisation for business continuity and resilience professionals. “For just on 30 years, ContinuitySA has flown the flag for a Read More
business continuity management

October 15, 2018

Yes, but does it work?

So you have an emergency response plan, a crisis management plan as well as a set of business continuity plans and know how to get the business up and running? It’s all just “on paper” unless it is regularly, and rigorously, tested. By Willem Olivier, GM: Africa, ContinuitySA My first two blogs looked at why it’s important to know how your organisation will respond to an emergency and then get back on its feet, and Read More
WAR
This is the second crucial question to ask and answer to ensure that your organisation can survive an emergency. By Willem Olivier, GM: Africa, ContinuitySA In a previous blog, we looked at why it’s so important that an effective emergency response segues into a recovery that gets it back up and running. We suggested the first question to ask and answer was whether a proper crisis management response plan and process was in place. The Read More