resilience reporter

resilience starts with information

Tag Archives: business resilience

10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture

Arianna Huffington: 10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture There are endless truisms about the importance of company culture — so many that the idea of a strong culture … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

New Research on Millennials by meQuilibrium Reveals They Have 3X More Stress about Success Than Baby Boomers but Bring More Empathy to the Workplace “With millennials making up more and … Continue reading

15/09/2017 · Leave a comment

From Katrina to Harvey: Five Ways Banks Are More Resilient to Disaster Today

Houston: Developers failing to follow wetlands mandate More than 38,000 acres of wetlands vanished in greater Houston over the past two decades despite a federal policy that “no net loss” … Continue reading

08/09/2017 · Leave a comment

On Hurricane Andrew’s 25th anniversary, we must prevent damage from monster storms

On Hurricane Andrew’s 25th anniversary, we must prevent damage from monster storms Twenty-five years ago Thursday, Hurricane Andrew made landfall in South Florida, forever altering the landscape and history of the … Continue reading

30/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Climate resilience – Future proofing your business

New Orleans under water: 12 years after Katrina, officials can’t get it right It is true: New Orleans lives and dies by its water. We eat from the Gulf, lake … Continue reading

25/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Prepare for natural disasters, experts urge biomedical research centers

Prepare for natural disasters, experts urge biomedical research centers When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in 2012, the storm destroyed scientific equipment worth more than US$20 million at the … Continue reading

14/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Why You Need To Hit Rock Bottom In Order To Succeed

Why You Need To Hit Rock Bottom In Order To Succeed I’m going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one … Continue reading

10/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Why Businesses Need to Update Their DR Plan Now The first half of 2017 has seen some of the biggest cybersecurity attacks to hit companies around the world. In May, … Continue reading

03/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Trust In Resilience: Intangible assets: How they impact a company’s value

Trust In Resilience: Intangible assets: How they impact a company’s value Today, the full picture of a company’s value cannot be captured on a balance sheet because “value” is not … Continue reading

29/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Sheryl Sandberg Talks Personal Resilience

Sheryl Sandberg Talks Personal Resilience and Business Ruthlessness Emotional and professional ones, that is. The chief operating officer of Facebook and co-author of Option B, a recent memoir about her … Continue reading

14/05/2017 · Leave a comment

A case for freshwater resilience

Banks risk data damage to disasters Data centres of 58 per cent banks run the risk of being damaged in disasters like earthquake and fire due to their location in … Continue reading

11/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Japan steelmakers scramble for coking coal to make up Debbie losses

China looks to insurance to stem mounting disaster loss When heavy rains triggered floods in China last year, washing away homes, causing landslides and flooding farmland, the damage resulted in … Continue reading

06/05/2017 · Leave a comment

Business takes lead on climate disasters

Japan provides $1.6-b grant to boost disaster communication Jamaica’s communication capability before, during and after disasters is being significantly boosted through a J$1.6-billion (¥1.39-billion/US$12.58-million) grant from the Government of Japan. … Continue reading

12/04/2017 · Leave a comment

ASIA’S FUTURE CITIES: Yangon lacking resilience to face future disasters

A guide to proactive disaster planning for small businesses A company’s survival depends on how prepared it is for natural or manmade disasters. A chemical spill, earthquake or tornado can … Continue reading

07/04/2017 · Leave a comment

Improving Business Resilience with Cloud Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Nurses’ trademark resilience can only last so long The New Zealand Nurses Organisations fifth biennial employment survey of its nurse membership reveals a steady decline of overall morale with specific … Continue reading

21/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Three Essential Elements of a Reliable Cyber Resilience Strategy

Three Essential Elements of a Reliable Cyber Resilience Strategy Next week’s NCSA Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit in New York will focus government and private sector leaders on two priorities—developing a strategic … Continue reading

16/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Building business resilience

Building business resilience PLANNING to hit the beach these days means we also instinctively plan to protect ourselves with sunscreen, a hat, pair of sunnies and the right clothing. Not … Continue reading

15/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Canada’s private sector joins global resilience drive

Resilience Training Can Help Ease the Fast-Paced Work Life Workplace stress takes a toll on the mind and body. It can create agitation, sap energy and even cause physical pain. … Continue reading

12/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Tech firm makes app to help with business resilience

Armenia to increase disaster resilience Today Armenian Minister of Emergency Situations Davit Tonoyan and World Bank Country Manager for Armenia Laura Bailey discussed the directions of realization of Armenia’s National … Continue reading

02/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Weighing the Options for Disaster Recovery

Lawmaker proposes statewide ‘zombie preparedness month’ Illinoisans are facing a fiscal emergency. Homeowners are saddled with the nation’s highest property taxes, job creators have to navigate an uncompetitive workers’ compensation … Continue reading

20/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth

Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth These dire predictions were pulled from a new rewrite of the state’s Coastal Master Plan for 2017 … Continue reading

10/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Just How Big Can A Tsunami Get?

How to handle business continuity in a crisis Most businesses are critically reliant upon their IT systems. If these systems go down due to a natural disaster, temporary power outage, … Continue reading

07/01/2017 · Leave a comment

Defending Your Business Against Natural Disasters – A Look at Data Protection Solutions

Government says no to $200m disaster mitigation fund As Australia heads into its bushfire and cyclone season, the Turnbull government has a rejected a call for a $200 million a … Continue reading

31/12/2016 · Leave a comment

Make sure your business is flood resilient ready

Hurricanes become more costly In a couple of days the Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to a close. 2016 has been very active, with 15 named storms, seven of which … Continue reading

07/12/2016 · Leave a comment

Companies Lack Cyberattack Preparedness, Resilience

  Further floods threaten travel chaos across Britain Torrential rain has caused flash flooding and blocked roads and rain lines in swaths of the UK, causing widespread travel disruption and … Continue reading

26/11/2016 · Leave a comment

When The Lights Go Out, Will You Be Ready?

The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability Today’s executives are dealing with a complex and unprecedented brew of social, environmental, market, and technological trends. These require sophisticated, sustainability-based management. Yet executives … Continue reading

27/10/2016 · Leave a comment

NFPs Not Prepared for Extreme Weather Events

Natural disasters are costing more but killing less Radical change is needed in the way natural disasters are managed as they become bigger and more frequent due to climate change, … Continue reading

18/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Wellington forges ahead with resilience plan

Skull image of Hurricane Matthew spooks the Internet Hurricane Matthew is a monster storm. Now it has a monster image to match.  A sinister image of Hurricane Matthew, resembling a … Continue reading

07/10/2016 · Leave a comment

Here is how Global Warming could trigger the next financial crisis

Wellington’s 30-point plan to deal with the devastation of a major disaster Wellington homeowners could be forced to earthquake strengthen their houses if new regulations proposed to future-proof the city … Continue reading

26/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Make sure your health care organization is ready for natural disasters

Make sure your health care organization is ready for natural disasters Is your health care organization prepared to handle a natural disaster? A critical technology or vendor failure? The departure … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · Leave a comment

Building typhoon-resilience

  Business community launches first-ever disaster operations center While the majority of the Philippines sleeps, there are teams of people who are up, keeping watch over the country in case … Continue reading

18/08/2016 · Leave a comment

What next for cyber resilience?

What next for cyber resilience? Businesses are increasingly recognising cyber security and cyber resilience requires active and vigilant engagement by the board and senior executive team, and should not be … Continue reading

11/08/2016 · Leave a comment

AIR Worldwide announces new global resilience practice

  But…but where are your PRIORITIES?!? It’s time to review this IT shop’s disaster recovery plans, and the topic of staffing comes up, reports a longtime IT pilot fish who’s … Continue reading

21/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster insurance experts: Business survival depends on preparedness, business continuity planning

China floods leave more than 120 dead, scores missing, state media says Flooding has forced some 1.3 million people to evacuate vast areas near China’s longest river and its connected … Continue reading

07/07/2016 · Leave a comment

‘Self-assessment fraud resilience’ tool available online. Calgary looks back at the 2013 floods.

Calgary looks back at the 2013 floods Three years ago Sunday was the beginning of one of the worst natural disaster in southern Alberta history.  Torrential rain began to fall … Continue reading

23/06/2016 · 2 Comments

4 ways HR managers can minimize natural disaster risks. And more…

In Natural Disasters, Companies Operate Like Neighbors When one thinks of progressives’ long list of capitalist villains, the oil industry is probably near the top. It stands accused of the … Continue reading

12/06/2016 · Leave a comment

IT resilience

IT resilience vs. disaster recovery: What’s better for your business? At last week’s ZertoCON business continuity conference, analysts from Gartner and Forrester both threw their support behind using the term … Continue reading

05/06/2016 · Leave a comment

Nobody saw this volcano erupt … except NASA’s satellites

Nobody saw this volcano erupt … except NASA’s satellites For the first time in 60 years, Mount Sourabaya erupted with a spectacular show of fiery lava — in fact, it … Continue reading

16/05/2016 · Leave a comment

From the helpdesk to the boardroom – why resilience matters. Drones used to fight the wildfire in Alberta… and more

From the helpdesk to the boardroom – why resilience matters Business resilience is an organisation’s ability to quickly adapt to disruptions while maintaining continuous business operation, safeguarding people and assets … Continue reading

12/05/2016 · Leave a comment

How to Move From Cyber Risk to Business Resilience. And more

How to Move From Cyber Risk to Business Resilience Yet again, cyber attacks are the banking industry’s top target – and this was emphasised at this year’s SWIFT Business Forum … Continue reading

29/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Venezuela announces power cuts over drought

Deloitte to sponsor Abu Dhabi’s annual Business Continuity and Emergency Response Forum To highlight the importance of enabling practical and effective resilience and recovery capabilities for organizations in the Middle … Continue reading

24/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Is your small business prepared for a disaster?

Is your small business prepared for a disaster? As an insurance professional with more than 38 years of experience who has been on the ground many times when catastrophes strike, … Continue reading

11/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Hijacking, funerals, natural disasters? Let’s take a selfie

  Britain’s biggest companies are unprepared for a Brexit Britain’s biggest businesses are overwhelmingly supporting the country staying within the European Union. However, a majority of those companies are also … Continue reading

07/04/2016 · Leave a comment

Five ways leaders can develop better resilience. And more…

New Findings: Rapid Assessment of Disaster Damage Using Social Media The latest peer-reviewed, scientific research on social media & crisis computing has just been published in the prestigious journal, Science. … Continue reading

01/04/2016 · Leave a comment

The leader’s greatest lesson: building resilience to overcome uncertainty…and more

Fukushima Farmers Are Using Soil Made From Polyester It’s been five years since Japan’s Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown in Fukushima—and some consumers are still wary of produce grown … Continue reading

30/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Resilient Australia Awards. Disaster Resilient Future…and more.

Resilient Australia Awards The Resilient Australia Awards is a national program to recognise and promote initiatives which strengthen community disaster resilience across the nation, making our communities safer, stronger, more … Continue reading

15/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Scottish business owners warned of cyber crime hacks raiding smartphones …and more about resilience

Scottish business owners warned of cyber crime hacks raiding smartphones Technology experts have warned that businesses using their smartphone are at risk of having their devices ‘raided’. Criminals can intercept … Continue reading

10/03/2016 · Leave a comment

Disaster survivors aren’t helpless victims. Tourism shows resilience. And more…

Disaster survivors aren’t helpless victims: relief can be the enemy of recovery “Relief is the enemy of recovery” is a truism often cited after disasters. In other words, by focusing … Continue reading

06/03/2016 · Leave a comment

How resilient is your business?…and more

How resilient is your business? Most companies feel confident their businesses would continue without major disruption in the event of a disaster, a recent survey found. The matter is firmly … Continue reading

29/02/2016 · Leave a comment

Your Business has Been Damaged or Destroyed by a Natural Disaster, What now?

Your Business has Been Damaged or Destroyed by a Natural Disaster, What now? Every year, around the world, tens of thousands of small businesses are badly disrupted by natural disasters … Continue reading

18/02/2016 · Leave a comment

How Do Disaster-Prep Stock-Ups Affect Supermarket Sales?…and more

How Do Disaster-Prep Stock-Ups Affect Supermarket Sales? With every incoming hurricane or blizzard, thousands of people stock up on food, water, and supplies, just in case — leaving supermarket shelves … Continue reading

04/02/2016 · Leave a comment

East coast winter storm – in pictures…and more

El Niño Does Bring Floods And Drought, But There’s A Silver Lining El Niño is an ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific that crops up every few years and alters world … Continue reading

28/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Study Reveals the Connection Between Resilience and Positive Business Outcomes…and more

Induced Earthquakes Could Get Pretty Nasty, Thanks to Fracking Thanks to fracking and other injection processes, small earthquakes are the new normal in the American interior. That poses another, more … Continue reading

23/01/2016 · Leave a comment

If lightning strikes today, is your business toast?

‘Drowning World’: Photographs of Floods From Haiti to Germany For several years, the South Africa-born, London-based photographer Gideon Mendel has been photographing floods around the world. His approach is not … Continue reading

21/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Five ways to build business resilience in an uncertain world…and more

The three most resilient cities? They’re all in Canada Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary top a new report measuring the least vulnerable and most adaptive cities on the planet – while … Continue reading

16/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Cyber Defenses Should Emphasize Resilience As Well As Protection…and more

‘Build resilience to beat floods’ urges NFU Scotland With valuable topsoil stripped from fields, debris dumped on land, fences, buildings and farm houses damaged and livestock lost in the recent … Continue reading

12/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Business resilience: Role of the board…and more

Business resilience: Role of the board To begin with, corporate governance was aimed at protecting the interest of non-controlling shareholders from the opportunistic behaviour of controlling shareholders and managers – … Continue reading

16/12/2015 · Leave a comment

4 Ways to Increase Your Resilience, According to Psychology…and more

4 Ways to Increase Your Resilience, According to Psychology Psychologist Albert Bandura is famous for his social learning theory which is really more of a model than a theory. He … Continue reading

06/12/2015 · Leave a comment

SA farmer recounts close call with blaze…and more

Scientists Shocked (And Thankful) These Cyclones Missed Hawaii Hawaii is a small target in the massive Pacific Ocean, but scientists are nevertheless impressed that the islands escaped a record-breaking cyclone … Continue reading

27/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Disruption a key challenge for directors…and more

Resilience at core of JJ O’Toole’s success Set up in 1914 and now based in Raheen in Limerick, the company is Ireland’s oldest packaging supplier. Last week, I met up … Continue reading

18/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Bank of England to simulate cyber attacks on banks…and more

Bank of England to simulate cyber attacks on banks Bank of England and US Treasury will gauge communications during hacking onslaughts. The Bank of England and the US Treasury are … Continue reading

04/11/2015 · Leave a comment

Build Your Resilience for Health and Success…and more

Build Your Resilience for Health and Success We hear a lot about the importance of resilience: the ability to get through a period of stress, upheaval or trauma with our … Continue reading

23/10/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Cyber-attacks Hit Businesses Daily, But Resilience is Lacking Cyber-attacks are becoming a run-of-the-mill occurrence: Nearly two-thirds (63%) of C-suite executives say that their companies experience significant cyber-attacks daily or weekly, … Continue reading

02/08/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

6 Ways to Prepare Your Business for ‘The Really Big One,’ or Any Disaster What are companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, Expedia, Starbucks and Nike to do if “the really … Continue reading

18/07/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Trauma psychologist Dr Rob Gordon compares emotional impact of Mr Fluffy to natural disaster The emotional impact of the Mr Fluffy crisis on Canberra residents who will lose their homes … Continue reading

08/06/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Aboriginal languages could reveal scientific clues to Australia’s unique past The loss of Australian aboriginal languages could obstruct access to unique scientific information regarding Australia’s ancient geological history, according to … Continue reading

28/05/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

India heatwave: More than 500 dead. More than 500 people have died in India from a days-long heatwave that has seen temperatures nudging 50 degrees Celsius, officials say. Officials warned … Continue reading

27/05/2015 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Registration Now Open for BSR Conference 2015: ‘Resilient Business, Resilient World’ Every BSR Conference is different, and this year’s event—taking place November 3-5 in San Francisco—comes in the midst of … Continue reading

25/05/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Resilience becomes key as businesses rely more on data Increased reliance on systems and data means that downtime and loss of information is a greater problem than ever before. Disaster … Continue reading

25/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

The World’s 5 Most Expensive Natural Disasters in 2014 Natural disasters across the world in 2014 cost $110 billion, according to a report released by reinsurer Munich Re. This is … Continue reading

11/01/2015 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Rising from disaster to be world reference in recovery Ten years ago, we witnessed the overwhelming calamity from the Indian Ocean tsunami that destroyed most western coasts of Aceh and … Continue reading

28/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

‘Weather bomb’ hits UK bringing travel chaos and disruption Scotland and Ireland have been battered by gales today, with thousands left without power in the Highlands and Western Isles as … Continue reading

12/12/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

The ecology of human resilience Are you dandelion or an orchid? For a very long time psychologists considered our ability to bounce back from adversity as the measure of our … Continue reading

21/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Shelters Fill up After Deadly Sri Lanka Mudslide Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of … Continue reading

01/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Pictures: Volcanoes Erupting Around the World This Week Restless volcanoes from around the world spew ash, steam, and concern in their wake…   FEMA and Ad Society launch new campaign … Continue reading

01/09/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

<iframe width=”640″ height=”390″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/m2Gy8V0Dv78″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>   IBHS Meets with White House on Resilience and Mitigation Issues A group of property/casualty insurance senior executives and CEOs, including Insurance Institute for … Continue reading

04/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Resilience NEWS

Business Resilience Comes from Working with Nature Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that pummeled the U.S. northeast in October 2012, ranks as the second-costliest hurricane in American history, causing an estimated … Continue reading

02/01/2014

MORE RESOURCES

MORE RESOURCES