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BCMS Basics – NEW site for products and services!

ANNOUNCING – new site to see our products and services! GO TO:  www.BCMSbasics.com to see our products and services, free downloads and affordable simple tools to support Crisis Management Teams, the basic builders of Business Continuity Management Systems and to purchase services for training and review. Questions?  Call Jan Decker 253.261.2704

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Reputation Risk Management

This is the thing that CEO’s, shareholders, and entrepreneurs worry about – someone out there in the cyberspace – getting their kicks writing bad stuff about you personally, your business and/or your products.  I have had several business owners contact me regarding potentially bad or slanted news stories, google based ratings and/or just someone trying […]

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ISO 22301 is NOT for the Faint Hearted

It takes courage, optimism, vision, willingness to receive feedback, resolve to address problems, time to formulate wise and influential communication, and hard work to design, implement and manage a Business Continuity Management System in conformance with ISO 22301.  Here are the “Ya Have To”s for the BC Manager who wants to get in line and […]

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SOBS – Save or Be Sorry

The very first computer training class I took was for my little Macintosh  – using the BRAND NEW little discs and a wonderful program entitled SUPERPAINT.  I created so many fabulous products – like Christmas Cards, brochures, logos and such.  The very first day the instructor shouted out:  “ SOBS – Save or Be Sorry!”.    […]

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ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems – is certification for you?

Almost everyone I have met who has worked in emergency management or any related fields has experience and knowledge and a basic foundation in what is now known in the global environment as Business Continuity Management System or BCMS.  This is the most intelligent approach to a “comprehensive” or some would call “whole-istic” emergency management […]

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The 3 R’s of Resiliency for the Small Business

The 3 R’s of Resilience for Small Businesses Business Continuity is coming into the mainstream as a core part of business strategy for the small business owner and small or satellite operations.   Just this month, Hurricane Sandy gave a number of small business operations a big challenge with its destruction of the critical infrastructure, […]

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