Planning a Great Crisis Exercise

Exercises are an essential part of skills development for things like emergencies and crises but creating a successful exercise takes a lot of work and planning - you can't just throw some problems at a group of people and hope they'll learn from the experience. Here's how to plan a successful exercise.

Meet the expert – A conversation with Andy Cuerel

I have known Andy Cuerel for a number of years and have always appreciated his in-depth yet practical approach to business continuity management.  So when it was time to have someone provide a high-level overview of BCM for Riskademy, Andy was an obvious choice. I hope our conversation helps clarify the relationship, and differences, between … Continue reading Meet the expert – A conversation with Andy Cuerel


When things go wrong Despite the best efforts of the risk manager and senior leadership, it’s still possible that things can go wrong for your organization. Processes aren’t followed or are applied incorrectly, mitigation measures turn out to be inadequate, something unforeseen happens or, as is so often the case, someone does something they shouldn’t. … Continue reading WDYMB…Crisis?