Resilience is critical for business success in our post-COVID-19 future
Of the many lessons we have to learn from the current emergency, perhaps the most crucial one is to ensure that business strategy and operations are founded on resilience.
Is your organisation prepared for the coronavirus? Advice from a business resilience expert
Organisations should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says Padma Naidoo, General Manager: Advisory Services at ContinuitySA.
2020 Risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience
ContinuitySA, Africa's leading provider of business continuity and resilience solutions, says that as the risk outlook continues to be challenging, organisations should use their governance, risk and compliance (GRC) activities to create robust frameworks that support business resilience.
ContinuitySA offers ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course on 18-22 November
ContinuitySA will once again be offering its five-day Certified ISO 22301 Lead Implementer course on 18-22 November 2019.
ContinuitySA's Willem Olivier named African Industry Personality of the year
Willem Olivier, General Manager: ContinuityAfrica, has been named Continuity and Resilience Industry Personality of the Year for 2019.
ContinuitySA completes international business continuity management project in record time
ContinuitySA recently completed a comprehensive business continuity management and crisis management plan for a major construction industry player - and completed the project in record time!
Heightened risk will characterise 2019: business resilience will be key
One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation, says Michael Davies, CEO, ContinuitySA.
ContinuitySA wins IRMSA Award for outstanding contribution to risk management
ContinuitySA was announced as the winner of the IRMSA 2018 Industry Award for the category," Professional Services, Training Providers, Consultants and Auditors", for outstanding contribution to risk management at a gala event that took place at the Theatre on the Track in Kyalami on Friday 9th November.
ContinuitySA honoured at the Business Continuity Institute Africa awards ceremony
At this year's Africa awards ceremony hosted by the BCI SADC chapter on 21 September 2018, ContinuitySA CEO Michael Davies was named Continuity and Resilience Industry Personality of Year, while Movashan Moodley scooped the award for Newcomer of the Year.45r
Business continuity management must keep pace with the Digital Age
It's about time that Business Continuity practitioners elevate an organisation's response to disasters in light of emerging expectations, says Padma Naidoo, General Manager: Advisory Services at ContinuitySA.
Business continuity must evolve to provide the flexibility to adapt to any situation
Organisations have to be prepared to adapt to any change and can only do so if business continuity management keeps pace says Lynette Smit, Senior Consultant: Advisory Services, ContinuitySA.
Collaboration is the key to building organisational resilience more effectively
Organisational resilience is the key to sustainability in a VUCA world, and collaboration is the key to building it effectively says Philippa Chappell, Manager: Advisory Services, ContinuitySA.
5 Steps to integrating business continuity and cyber resilience
It is imperative that cyber resilience is integrated into organisations' business continuity management plans, says Michael Davies, CEO of ContinuitySA.
Operational resilience: the key to organisational resilience
Building operational resilience must be seen as a key driver of organisational resilience, says Karen Humphris, Senior Manager: Advisory Services, at ContinuitySA.
Fine-tune your business continuity management plan for 2018
Heading into 2018, ContinuitySA is advising organisations to take the opportunity to recalibrate their business continuity management and resilience plans in line with the causes of actual disasters in 2017.
6 Risks to make you take business resilience seriously in 2018
If nothing else, 2017 provided proof positive that the unexpected does happen. According to the ContinuitySA and IT Web Business Resilience Survey 2017,a substantial proportion of respondents (41 percent) still have no business continuity or disaster recovery plans, and only one-third indicated that they were very confident that their organisation would be able to continue functioning with negligible disruption in the event of a disaster.
ContinuitySA's Padma Naidoo named Business Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the Year at BCI Africa Awards
The award honours "exceptional all-round skills and broad experience in the continuity and resilience space".
Jeremy Capell named African BCI Industry Personality for 2017
Jeremy Capell, GM, Advisory Services at ContinuitySA, has been named Industry Personality of 2017 by the Business Continuity Institute.
ContinuitySA scoops three awards at BCI Africa awards ceremony
ContinuitySA, which was inducted into the BCI Hall of Fame at the end of 2016, received awards in several categories at the BCI Africa Awards, including: Continuity and Resilience Team; African BCI Industry Personality 2017; and Business Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the Year.
Cyber Resilience Framework helps organisations survive a cyber attack
Al de Brito, Senior Technical Analyst at ContinuitySA says cyber resilience is key to organisational sustainability.
Building resilience is key to managing risk in 2017 and beyond
Michael Davies of ContinuitySA says the?outcomes-based approach of King IVTM is a timely invitation for corporate South Africa to get better at managing risk.
Four key components to an effective cyber-security strategy
Jeremy Capell, GM, Advisory Services, ContinuitySA believes there are four key components to an effective cyber-security strategy.
How to ensure risk and business continuity management add value
ContinuitySA Advisory Manager, Junita van der Colff, suggests viewing risk and business continuity management positively.
Invoking your business continuity plan: 5 triggers and 6 decision points
Growing numbers of organisations have business continuity and disaster recovery plans in place to ensure organisational resilience in the face of disaster.?
ContinuitySA emphasises the importance of standards in business continuity
As business continuity starts to take its rightful place on the boardroom agenda, companies need to ensure that they are taking advantage of the standards for business continuity management that have emerged in the past two years.
Regular testing is vital component of disaster recovery planning
When a disaster happens, when the power outage drags into the second day, is no time to discover that some component of your recovery plan isn't performing.
Test, test, test says ContinuitySA during Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015
The best trainers in the world don't make you fit-and the best business continuity management plan is only a nice idea until you've proved that it works. That's why testing is vital.
Business Continuity Awareness Week 2015 to focus on testing and exercising business continuity plans
According to a UK study by Databarracks, less than a third of respondents to a survey (29%) stated that they had tested their business continuity plan during the previous twelve months.
Top 8 risks in the healthcare industry in South Africa says ContinuitySA
Health care companies and facilities in South Africa carry many risks similar to those faced by their global peers, as well as those faced by local organisations in other sectors.
Three key (business continuity) questions that CEOs need to ask
CEOs must understand their company's risk profile, as some firms are more at risk than others, says Leigh-Anne van As, business development manager at ContinuitySA.
Why your company should consider business continuity management
It's hard to imagine, but some companies still don't see any positive value in implementing a business continuity management (BCM) programme.
Top 10 risks worth considering when expanding into Africa
South African businesses are showing particular interest as they are on the spot and might be supposed to have a built-in advantage.
Ebola outbreak: How prepared is your company for a pandemic?
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa should act as a timely reminder for companies to ensure that they have pandemic strategies in place.
Using social media in a crisis: seven best practices
Keeping customers and other stakeholders updated on developments may be the difference between success and failure during a crisis, says Cindy Bodenstein, marketing manager at ContinuitySA.
Business Continuity Awareness Week to focus on counting the cost of not having business continuity
This year's Business Continuity Awareness Week will focus on the true cost of business continuity.
ContinuitySA invests R9.8m to meet growing demand, improve services
Africa's premier provider of business continuity management consulting and services, recently concluded a set of major capital projects aimed at upgrading its IT and physical infrastructure.