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How to Update Your Pandemic Action Plan for the Next One

Posted by The Brain on May 4, 2021 3:42:15 PM

Before COVID-19, most businesses underestimated the risk of public health incidents. The number of companies that had a pandemic action plan, one of the key tools to ensure pandemic resilience, was quite low. And so, the question going forward is: how to update or develop that pandemic action plan for the next one?

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Topics: Crisis Planning, Crisis Newsletter

What Security Managers Need to Know about Protect Duty Legislation

Posted by The Brain on Apr 27, 2021 4:42:10 PM

The new DIY terrorism relies on actors using any means at their disposal to target crowded and/or open spaces. And its increasing popularity exposes a broad vulnerability. Protect duty legislation is one way policymakers have responded.

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Topics: Security Management, Security Newsletter

Key Learnings from the Blocked Suez Canal Crisis

Posted by The Brain on Apr 27, 2021 4:00:14 PM

*If you'd like to discuss your client portfolio, existing implementations, and/or how to take Noggin forward with your customers, please contact us at partners@noggin.io to schedule a meeting.

The Suez Canal is one of the most important arteries of international trade. On a yearly basis, over a billion tons of cargo go through the passage. Sure, organizations might have once been excused for failing to understand the consequences of a temporary blockage. But after the 2021 blocked Suez Canal crisis, there’s no longer an excuse to ignore the importance of crisis planning for the supply chain scenario.

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Topics: Noggin Partners, Partner Newsletter

Emergency Lifecycle Preparedness the Key to Responding to Attacks on Key Assets

Posted by The Brain on Apr 20, 2021 5:25:40 PM

From the available data, civil unrest is on the rise. Key assets are increasingly becoming popular targets. Often for logistical, legal, or even symbolic reasons, the assets themselves can’t be closed to the public entirely. What, then, are planners to do, to ensure emergency lifecycle preparedness throughout a civil unrest incident? 

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Topics: Emergency Management, Emergency Management Newsletter

What Are the NDIS Incident Management System Requirements?

Posted by The Brain on Apr 13, 2021 4:14:13 PM

Different jurisdictions take different approaches to regulating the disability services space. Australia, for one, transitioned from block funding to a nationalised disability insurance scheme, the NDIS. And new NDIS rules now require individual providers to implement an incident management system. What are the specific NDIS incident management system requirements?

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Newsletter

What is Operational Resilience? And why are industry regulators interested?

Posted by The Brain on Apr 6, 2021 2:11:19 PM

So, what is operational resilience?

At its most basic, operational resilience is simply your business’ ability to adapt to (remain resilient during) times of uncertainty and stress.

Operational resilience initiatives expand upon the traditional complement of business continuity management programs, focusing on the impacts, connected risk appetite, and tolerance levels for disruption of product or service delivery to internal and external stakeholders. Sounds pretty prosaic when you put it like that. So, why are regulators interested? 

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Topics: Crisis Management, Enterprise Resilience, Crisis Newsletter

Steps to Ensure Full Crisis Lifecycle Preparedness for Your Clients

Posted by The Brain on Mar 30, 2021 12:24:42 PM

*If you'd like to discuss your client portfolio, existing implementations, and/or how to take Noggin forward with your customers, please contact us at partners@noggin.io to schedule a meeting.

In the crisis recovery moment, clients might be turning to you to help develop or revise their crisis management plan with lessons learned from the pandemic experience. That’s great. But crisis management planning doesn’t equal full crisis lifecycle preparedness.

As we’ve learned before, once plans are developed, clients are all too likely to fall prey to major crisis planning pitfalls. How to help clients avoid the inevitable bumps along the road and ensure full crisis lifecycle preparedness?

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Topics: Noggin Partners, Partner Newsletter

Developing a Civil Unrest Action Plan

Posted by The Brain on Mar 23, 2021 4:16:35 PM

Data from the Global Peace Index shows that civil unrest doubled over the course of the 2010s. Think only high-profile venues need to be concerned? All organisations need to prepare. Not sure how to develop your civil unrest action plan, though? 

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Topics: Security Management, Security Newsletter

What is Going Wrong with Incident Assessment?

Posted by The Brain on Mar 16, 2021 11:46:10 AM

The goal of emergency planning is to build a robust emergency response capability before a disaster even happens. However, disasters have a way of going against plan. That’s when organisations have to scramble and build out incident plans. Of course, the incident planning process isn’t without its own challenges. One of the biggest is incident assessment. 

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Topics: Emergency Management, Emergency Management Newsletter

A Primer on Risk Management System Standard ISO 31000

Posted by The Brain on Mar 9, 2021 11:23:50 AM

Major risk clouds were accumulating long before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the research shows that firms only take an interest in risk after major crises. Well, it’s never too late to leverage risk management best practices to prepare for next time. And ISO 31000 might just be key to those preparations. 

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Topics: Safety Management, Safety Newsletter


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