The COVID-19 global pandemic has taken the world by surprise, with organizations finding themselves having to cope with pressures not ever witnessed in modern peacetime history.
We know that many organizations feel ‘exposed’ in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. By sharing these details about the real action taken by organizations, this report will provide insight and reassurance, and trigger activity in areas where there is still work to be done.
The report reinforces the collaborative reality of organizational resilience. Business continuity professionals are working with their colleagues in HR to address health and welfare concerns, and with IT to ensure the effectiveness of remote working. These are just two examples of the huge collective effort that will be required for organizations to persevere through this unprecedented crisis. As continuity professionals, we must consider the sustainability of the measures our organizations are implementing, so they are workable over the long-term.