Season 2, Episode 005 | Ukraine & Russia: Geopolitical Impacts and Plausible Scenarios with Michael Bratton

Business continuity and resilience professionals spend significant time preparing for the worst situations imaginable. With the recent conflict in Ukraine and geopolitical tensions continuing to escalate, some of those scenarios have become reality. Whether it’s government sanctions, cyber attacks, or currently unrealized consequences, the potential effects on business resilience around the world could be significant.

In this episode, Michael Bratton, Director of Consulting at Castellan Solutions, joins host Brian Zawada to break down some of the immediate consequences of the war in Ukraine. You’ll learn why preparing for severe yet plausible scenarios is so important, and how lessons learned could be applicable beyond current events.


Key Takeaways:

  • It’s never as simple as stop, start
  • Take care of your people
  • Determine your “known unknowns”


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What to listen for:

[01:54] The impact of social media on operations

[04:27] 2nd and 3rd level consequences

[10:39] The increasing cyber threat

[14:28] The risk to your people

[21:04] Are lessons from COVID applicable here?


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