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Airlines planning for another Icelandic volcanic ash cloud

Interesting video on the Bloomberg website explaining EasyJet’s AVOID technology, which is to be installed on all their aircraft next year.  This will be used to detect ash in the atmosphere, so that the airline is not disrupted by this … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere – but maybe not?

Many operations, in many different sectors of industry, need water – either as a raw material (brewing) or as part of the production process (flight catering, steel making).  In the UK it tends to be something that we take for … Continue reading

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Business continuity in manufacturing

There is a free downloadable report on The Manufacturer website on this topic.  You have to sign in to get it…  We discuss the topic on pages 351-352.

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IBM’s approach to business continuity management

This PDF provides an overview of risk management and business continuity planning, and how IBM products and services can support this.  Whilst naturally enough it tends to focus on I.T. and data issues, it provides an interesting framework for thinking … Continue reading

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The Business Continuity Institute

Having blogged about the US government shutdown, the projected shortage of helium, and potential blackouts in the UK, this made us think about how operations might continue to operate under difficult conditions.  We discuss business continuity planning on pages 351-352 … Continue reading

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

We discuss crisis management in chapter 13.  This week has seen the United States experience the biggest storm ever to hit the highly populated north east coast, with wind damage, power outages, fires and flooding affecting major cities in New Jersey … Continue reading

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