7 Business Continuity truths viewed through the lens of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly put the spotlight on business continuity and highlighted the need to have a business continuity strategy should a disruptive event occur. During lockdown and because of the various restrictions, many businesses ceased operating while others continued to render services and deliver products. Although business continuity plans may not have foreseen … Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery: Resilience is key to business continuity and disaster recovery

Of the many lessons we can take from the current pandemic, perhaps the most decisive one is ensuring that our business operations are founded on resilience. Having business continuity and disaster recovery plans in place is half the battle. The British Standards Institution (BSI) BS 65000 – Guidance on Organizational Resilience defines organizational resilience as … Read more

3 Strategies to maintain business continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic

By now it is trite that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on organizations across the globe. One of the ways in which organizations can mitigate these effects is to develop comprehensive disaster recovery and business continuity plans. However, according to the Mercer Business Responses to the COVID-19 Outbreak Survey, only 17.9% of organizations surveyed … Read more

COVID-19: How to work from home the right way

The World Health Organization has officially categorized the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. This means the novel Coronavirus is accelerating in several countries simultaneously. In response, the United States announced travel bans on 28 European countries, and many other countries have closed schools and universities and canceled or postponed large gatherings of people. While governments globally … Read more