Business Resilience Blog2020-05-15T09:23:44+02:00

mass panic vs. mass exodus

The Love Parade in Düsseldorf, tragedies in Mecca, 9/11 and, as the latest example, the Lag Baomer festival at Meron Mountain in Israel. The media quickly speak of a mass panic when many people come together, there are bottlenecks or obstacles and the need to regain freedom of breath and [...]

By | 14 June, 2021|Categories: Interest|

The Ever Given – a symbol

A symbol of how dependent companies are on their supply chains, of how emergency response has to rely on rudimentary technology, and ultimately of how the little person has to manage the big crisis. The latest example of how vulnerable supply chains are was provided by the Ever Given accident [...]

By | 31 May, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Compliance management as a means of crisis prevention

Keeping an eye on the numerous legal requirements for companies is a great challenge for many entrepreneurs. And yet it is worth taking up this challenge. Legal violations can quickly turn into a tangible crisis for the company. Claims for damages (e.g. from product liability), fines (e.g. breaches of antitrust [...]

By | 28 October, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cyber Due Diligence

The need for cyber due diligence in a merger or acquisition is more relevant than ever. On 9 July 2019, the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced that it would issue Marriot International with a £99 million fine for breach of European data protection law under the European Data Protection [...]

By | 30 September, 2019|Categories: News|

Emergency Management: Immediate action, business continuity, recovery – simply explained

Immediate Action Plan, Business Continuation, Recovery Emergency management has its own vocabulary. The graphic from the BSI 100-4 Emergency Management provides a good overview of the chronological sequence. We explain this using a simple example: You have planned a romantic dinner for your partner's birthday and are sitting at home [...]

By | 22 September, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|
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