The Business Continuity Operating System: What the best do differently to achieve success.

Whether you are new to business continuity or have responsibility for an existing program, BCOS will help you engage stakeholders, identify and resolve issues that are draining energy from your program, and achieve the right level of resilience for your organization.

We’re so confident BCOS will help you that we literally wrote the book on it.


77%

of programs are not aligned to the long-term strategy of the organization

69%

of program managers report they don’t have enough resources

76%

of leaders state that managing and sustaining their program is their biggest challenge

The Business Continuity Operating System

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The Concept

The Business Continuity Operating System (BCOS) provides a focused approach to business continuity that aligns to your organization’s business strategy and is right-sized for your needs.

There are seven core elements that differentiate a high-performing business continuity program from an under-performing one. Implementing BCOS provides clarity on the path forward and delivers real results that inspire confidence in your organization’s overall level of resilience and ability to successfully respond and recover when faced with a disruption.

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Frame

Engage executives, create focus, and define scope.

Ensure that senior leadership—for example, executives and boards of directors—are on the same page regarding why the organization is investing in business continuity and what it’s trying to protect.

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Build

Implement a documented process that’s followed by all.

Identify and implement actionable mitigation, response, and recovery capabilities that protect your organization’s ability to deliver its most important products and services.

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Evolve

Create energy, drive engagement, and solve issues.

Build connections, drive engagement, measure performance, and improve by solving the issues getting in your way of achieving the right level of resilience.

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Succeed

Achieve the right level of operational resilience for your organization.

BCOS helps you implement a focused business continuity program that protects your organization’s brand, people, and bottom-line.

Together, we’ll drive real results that increase your resiliency capability, engage executives, and inspire confidence in your organization’s ability to successfully respond and recover when faced with any business disruption.

If you’re ready for hands-on help with implementing BCOS, or if you wish to learn more, please book a meeting with our team today. We look forward to connecting with you.

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The Business Continuity Operating System by Brian Zawada

BCOS focuses on strengthening the seven core elements that differentiate a high-performing business continuity program from an under-performing one.

Through the combination of story-telling via a business fable and a detailed technical overview, this book will help you engage stakeholders, identify and resolve issues that are draining energy from your program, and achieve the right level of resilience for your organization.

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