BCM by the Numbers: The Metrics That Matter Most
Not all metrics are created equal. The most commonly used metrics in business continuity management tell you very little of importance about your program. Two uncommon metrics tell you almost everything you need to know. In today’s post, we’ll look at BCM by the numbers: the metrics that matter most.
4 Metrics to Help Your Organization Improve at Crisis Management
Some things are naturally tough to measure, but if you can figure out a way to do it that is meaningful and consistent, it can give you a real a leg up […]
Measuring Up: Why Metrics Are Important for Your BCM Program
Here’s a modest proposal that will save basketball fans and their families a great deal of time and stress over the next month. As you probably know, the NBA Conference Finals just […]
You’re Doing It Wrong: BCM Metrics
There are few things more important than the willingness to work hard when it comes to building a top-flight business continuity program. However, I am sorry to report that hard work is […]
Beyond Compliance: Other Good Reasons to Gather Your BC Program Metrics
Anyone who talks to me for 5 minutes knows that I am a big believer in the value of choosing a standard for your program and complying with it. Anyone who talks […]
BCMMETRICS Celebrates its First Year in Operation…What Did We Learn?
The BCMMETRICSTM self assessment tool has been in production since January 2014 and is being used by subscribers across a wide range of industries that include Consumer, Education, Financial, Insurance Technology and […]
Common Trends in Low to Moderately Compliant BCM Programs
The BCMMETRICS self assessment tool and its real time reporting revealed a number of common trends affecting the successful implementation of “low” to “moderately” compliant BCM programs: 1. MANAGEMENT ROADMAP/REPORTING INCONSISTENT OR LACKING – […]
Compliance Risk: The New Definition
Assessing Business Continuity Management (BCM) compliance risk is more than just making sure a program and its dimensions (Program Administration, Crisis Management, Business Recovery, Disaster Recovery and Supply Chain Risk Management) meets […]
Program Administration – Assessment of Management of the Infrastructure of the BCM Program
Lets look at the first of the five dimensions (Program Administration) of the BCM Program that the BCMMETRICS (TM) Governance Risk and Control (GRC) tool evaluates in its assessment. Program Administration (PA) represents the […]
How Do You Measure Up – Are You A Leader in BCM Governance Risk, and Compliance (GRC)?
If you’re a BCM Practitioner, you’ve probably been asked this question from your senior management: “How compliant is our Business Continuity program and how does it compare to others in our industry? […]