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
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
Recovery Strategy
When a disaster strikes, mounting an effective emergency response is only a start. The organisation must also be able to recover. By Willem Olivier, GM: Africa, ContinuitySA Recent fires in office buildings have grabbed headlines, with their compelling photographs and stories of staff or residents being escorted to safety and acts of bravery by firefighters. Not surprisingly, the focus is inevitably on the quality of the emergency response. But from a business point of view, Read More
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Industry Personality of the Year highlights an individual who has “added value to the continuity and resilience industry over the past year”. An inspiring leader who regularly speaks at conferences on topical resilience and BCM events has made ContinuitySA CEO Michael Davies a worthy recipient of the award for 2018. A 26-year international veteran of the industry, he is passionate about the multiple facets of business continuity and has recently Read More