Enhance your business continuity capabilities

I have been asked to share one of our generic developmental approaches for your reflection and consideration. As is usually the case, we envisage a collaborative approach. We are enthusiastic to develop the process and outcomes to ensure it meets your needs. Key aspects of the approach are: • Overview – asking the right questions,… Read More

How is your business going?

Some businesses are “going gangbusters” in the COVID era. Their niche products or services are able to be delivered and they are in high demand. Other businesses are more vulnerable – either because of the nature of their products and services or because of disruptions to the availability of resources those products and services rely… Read More

Agile Business Continuity Planning

Now that we’re out and about again, we can share that while under lockdown, we’ve kept our eye firmly on the ball. Embracing and integrating the twelve principles from the international risk standard, we’ve developed an AgileBCP app to help businesses reboot – even to reimagine. AgileBCP – that is, agile business continuity planning puts… Read More

Send three and fourpence we are going to a dance.

Non-trivial decisions – by their very definition,  are crucial. Crucial by demanding the asking of the right questions. Crucial to requiring the implementation of the right actions. Simple – day to day – decisions generally require simple approaches. As problems become more wicked and are characterised by greater uncertainty, decision-making requires clear approaches. Approaches which… Read More

Time is our currency

Of value are risk-based approaches which emphasise the importance of “establishing context”. Unfortunately “context” has become a buzzword – and buzzwords become irksome and lose traction. This is unfortunate because “meaning making” or “sense-making” – again, use whichever jargon or buzzword you like – is fundamental. Critical. It is critical to both “get right” and keep refining. Read More

Beta Testing next week!

I love how people start their posts with “I’m excited to …” People who know me know that I am fairly “unexcitable” – but trust me, I am excited. Let me share where we are up to. This week, our Partnership Board meeting approved moving our upcoming Software as a Service (SaaS) to Beta testing… Read More

Software as a Service Startup – naming competition

Coming out of a board meeting yesterday afternoon I’m excited to share news of a new joint venture startup and invite you to enter our “naming competition” for a case of wine delivered to your door. To help fire up your synapses, some key aspects of the Business Continuity, Risk Management, and Innovative Improvement context:… Read More

What might coming out the other side look like?

Beyond the jargon of “petri dish and pivot” there are opportunities in ‘the risk’. In my search for and development of useful heuristics I was looking for models that started with social needs (outcomes). I fondly redicovered a piece we used “back in the day” (developed by the likes of Kasperson and Kates). I say… Read More