Category Archives: DRI International

Will a ‘Non-Stop’ Attitude Break Your Organisation?

More and more, the expectation is that enterprises will provide services at any time. Internet banking and e-commerce are prime examples. Customers can hop onto the web at three in the morning if they choose, and check their accounts, transfer … Continue reading

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Secure the information you need with ISO22301 & ISO27001

Where you go and what you do, in an environment surrounded by systems managing other systems managed by people, security seems to be the word that keeps people awake at night. The main cause of this issue is the fundamental … Continue reading

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Policies and Standards in Business Continuity – Old Hat or Essential?

Policies? Sometimes that sounds like something from the 1960s, when companies were all ‘command and control’ and corporate rules couldn’t even be bent, let alone broken. In that sense, applying policies to business continuity could almost be an oxymoron: policies … Continue reading

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Digging Down to the Real Causes of Business Disruption

Sometimes, despite the best laid plans for business continuity, something breaks and business is disrupted. While the priority is to get business operations back in working order, it’s often worth taking a moment afterwards to reflect on the cause of … Continue reading

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What the World Needs Now is… More Good-Quality Cyber-Security Training

Love, sweet love, is a great idea for the world. Hal David and Burt Bacharach made a great song out of suggesting that we could use more of it. However, there also are a few more things that could be … Continue reading

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BCLE 2000 – Business Continuity within a Skills-Building Approach

The comprehensive 4.5 day professional business continuity management course from DRI International can be a very different experience according to which approach you take as an attendee. The right approach helps participants get the most out of the course, maximizing … Continue reading

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BCP-501 Business Continuity Planning Review – Good for ‘Employers of Choice’ Too

The BCP-501 course with its certifying examination has two major objectives. Firstly, it provides business continuity planning revision. And secondly, it prepares attendees for the DRI International Qualifying Examination.  That means a fast-paced, information-packed 16 hours of instruction for a … Continue reading

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BCOE800 – 1-Day Business Continuity Plan Exercise, Audit and Maintenance

“The plan is nothing – planning is everything”. In other words, your business continuity planning needs the right continual care and feeding, if it is to be effective and efficient in keeping your organisation ticking. BCOE800 is a one-day course … Continue reading

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BCOE700, the 2-Day Business Continuity Planning Workshop with a Bias for Action

If you’ve read the book ‘In Search of Excellence’ by Tom Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr., you may remember that a key insight about what made organisations excellent was a ‘bias for action’. In other words, while theory and … Continue reading

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BCOE-500 Emergency Management and Staff Morale

The DRI International one-day course in emergency preparedness and response (BCOE-500) is primarily to give participants an understanding of emergency management and crisis planning. But as an employer you may also see certain other benefits, without even having to go … Continue reading

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