Have you thought about what the world might look like in 5 years time? That is what we, as a discipline, have been talking about for several months; What will Business Continuity look like in 2020? It is only 5 years away, can the world change too much in 5 years? It can be hard to […]
… explore vs exploit – resilience as learning.
To be resilient requires that we be open to new ideas. That has been a message in a number of the posts in this series, including the previous post discussing the Hamel & Valikangas article. Here is a new idea – resilience can mean different things in the Strategic, Tactical and Operational contexts of an […]
… learning by our own mistakes!
No matter how good we think we are, to maintain a skill or habit we need to practice it – and regularly. Once a year is probably not going to cut it. For many years I travelled extensively, and at times would have been taking an international trip at least once a month. I would […]
… motivation and awareness
BC Awareness Week is over for another year. There were some interesting webcasts and events, and some less interesting ones. This is to be expected, not everybody is interested in the same things. I was personally disappointed with the level of discussion generated by the “Managing for Resilience” discussion paper that was published during the […]
… resilience – portfolio, program or project?
I think it is a trick question – all three have a role to play – however one is more equal than the others! But let me start this story at the beginning. Last week I attended my first professional networking event for the year, a meeting of the local chapter of the Project Management Institute. […]