ContinuitySA supports Business Continuity Awareness Week 2018


Johannesburg, 18 Apr 2018
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ContinuitySA will, as usual, be supporting the annual Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) this year. BCAW 2018 is a global event facilitated by the Business Continuity Institute to raise awareness of the latest trends in business continuity, and the value effective business continuity can bring to organisations of all types and sizes.

BCAW 2018 takes place between 14 and 18 May 2018.

"Business continuity is becoming more and more important to organisations as the risk landscape becomes more complex and threatening each month," says Cindy Bodenstein, Marketing Manager at ContinuitySA. "By building more resilient organisations, business continuity practitioners can increase their ability to respond effectively to disasters of any kind, and resume trading with the least possible disruption."

The theme of this year's BCAW 2018 is: "Working together to improve organisational resilience". Webinars will cover a wide range of issues, including crisis leadership, building resilient cities, cyber resiliency, supplier dependency, the operational and organisational resilience, maximising employee engagement in resilience, the future of organisational resiliency, and many others. The BCI will also use BCAW to launch the Organisational Resilience Manifesto.

As part of its contribution to BCAW, two consultants from ContinuitySA will deliver Webinars.

On 15 May, Karen Humphris, Senior Manager, Advisory Services at ContinuitySA, will explore: "Operational resilience as part of organisational resilience". Her focus will be on how go beyond crisis response to building the ability of people, processes and information systems to adapt to disruptive events. To register, please click on the link https://www.continuitysa.com/event/webinar-operational-resilience-as-part-of-organizational-resilience/.

On 17 May, Lynette Smit, Senior Manager, Advisory Services at ContinuitySA, will present on: "How organisations' business continuity management needs are evolving over time". Her presentation will look at how the profession is evolving in order to meet the changing needs of its clients. To register, please click on the link https://www.continuitysa.com/event/webinar-how-organizations-bcm-needs-are-evolving-over-time/.

For a full list of Webinars and events, and to register, please visit https://www.thebci.org/event-detail/event-calendar/business-continuity-awareness-week--bcaw--2018.html#events.

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ContinuitySA

ContinuitySA is Africa's leading provider of business continuity management and resilience services to public and private organisations. Delivered by highly skilled experts, its fully managed services include ICT resilience, enterprise risk management, work area recovery and BCM advisory - all designed to enhance business resilience in an age of escalating threat. By helping clients understand their risk profile, and then develop an appropriate risk-mitigation strategy, ContinuitySA provides peace of mind for all stakeholders.

ContinuitySA operates the continent's biggest network of recovery centres, with more than 20 000m2 of space in Gauteng (Midrand and Randburg), the Western Cape (Tyger Valley), in KwaZulu-Natal (Mount Edgecombe), as well in Botswana, Mozambique, Kenya and Mauritius.

ContinuitySA is a Gold Partner of the Business Continuity Institute and was inducted into the prestigious BCI Hall of Fame in 2016.

ContinuitySA. Our business is keeping you in business.

Additional information about ContinuitySA can be found at www.continuitysa.com. Network with ContinuitySA on Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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