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14-18 May 2018 is Business Continuity Awareness Week

The annual Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW), taking place from 14 to 18 May 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.
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BCAW 2018 will take place under the theme '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 more.

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“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, which is once again supporting BCAW. “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.”


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

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  • 15 May 2018: Karen Humphris, senior manager, advisory services, will explore 'Operational resilience as part of organisational resilience'. Her focus will be on how to go beyond crisis response to building the ability of people, processes and information systems to adapt to disruptive events. Register here.
  • 17 May 2018: Lynette Smit, senior manager, advisory services, 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. Register here.

    For a full list of webinars and events, and to register, go to
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