Thoughts and articles from the JEC Professional Services Blog

24 Mar 2020, 12:30
It is important to understand and assess the Business Continuity Plans of your suppliers and service providers. Developing this understanding of your reliance on suppliers and service providers requires a Business Impact Analysis with risk assessments to be undertaken.
27 Apr 2021, 15:47
This blog reports reports the results of a recent survey we conducted to find out how often organisations test their Business Continuity Plans with a Business Continuity exercise. It also contains a checklist for running Business Continuity exercises effectively.
31 Jul 2017, 15:47
Although Business Continuity has been with us, many people still find the concept difficult to understand. And then there is a range of related terms, Business Impact Analysis, Organisational Resilience, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management Plans etc. that add to the confusion, time to provide some clarity.
24 Apr 2017, 15:47
We have reviewed a number of Business Continuity Plans recently that have fallen at the first hurdle because they are based on imagined scenarios and lack the rigour of a systematic Business Impact Analysis. Developing scenarios for Business Continuity Plans is time consuming and can be a distraction the real purpose of the plan. There are no shortcuts to developing effective Business Continuity Plans. So what is the right approach?