Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Facility Management and Business Continuity

February 22, 2017 - As a facility manager, you have a lot on your plate every day. You have to be a combination juggler, enforcer, and clairvoyant among other things. When it comes to business continuity, your list of roles increases yet again. Facility management and business continuity have a lot of synergies, and you have a part in both. We hope this week's articles can help make your job(s) a bit easier and provide some ideas on how you can work to improve the business continuity of your organization.

One of the most important potential partnerships, and one BC professionals frequently overlook, is facilities management. (Item #1)   Facility Management should play a crucial role in Business Continuity – they manage the 2nd largest and most consequential business "assets" (after IT) on which day-to-day business operation rely. (Item #2)   IFMA and RLE Technologies have released a report on facility management perspectives on emergency preparedness and business continuity in North America. (Item #3)

Emergency response training helps managers and departments respond to and recover from disaster. (Item #4)   Here are seven ways you can increase your organization's resilience to changing conditions. (Item #5)   Learn how to deal with protesters outside and inside your building. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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