Roadmap to Resiliency

Your source for business continuity news and best practices.

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Client’s Guide to Hiring a BC Consultant

Bringing in a business continuity (BC) consultant can make your life easier, but it’s not necessarily easy to find one that is right for your organization—or to know when and how to make the best [...]

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The Face in the Mirror: The Importance of Truly Knowing Your Own BC Program

Too many business continuity professionals lack a clear and deep understanding of their own business continuity management (BCM) programs. In today’s post, we’ll examine the benefits of accurate [...]

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Hanging by a Thread: Protecting Yourself from Single Points of Failure

Many organizations are at risk to some extent by single points of failure, resources that have no redundancy and whose loss could have a significant impact. In fact, this is a surprisingly [...]

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Accentuate the Positive: Recognizing Your BCM Program Strengths

In business continuity, we have a tendency to focus on what’s wrong with our programs or organizations. However, it’s important that we also take time to recognize what we’re doing right. Today’s [...]

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In Time of Crisis: What to Do in the First 24 Hours

The first 24 hours is the critical period when it comes to responding effectively to a crisis at any organization. In today’s post, we’ll lay out some of the things you can do, from the business [...]

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Disaster Recovery as a Service Comes of Age

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is no longer an unproven new idea with a lot of question marks attached. It is now all grown up and has a lot to offer almost all organizations that have [...]

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Managing Risk but Were Afraid to Ask

In business continuity, risk is at the center of everything we do. Therefore, we thought it might be helpful to make today’s blog a primer on risk. Most of this stuff you probably already learned [...]

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Standard Issue: Is Your BCM Standard Making Things Worse?

Sometimes business continuity or BCM standards can go from making your program better to holding it back. This can happen if you use the wrong standard or take the wrong approach to aligning with [...]

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Sweating the Big Stuff: 5 Things that Really Matter in BCM

Do you know the book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff”? Today’s post is about sweating the big stuff. It lays out the five things that matter most for the success of your organization’s business [...]