Business Continuity Links

Below are a few links to websites and other resources that are helpful when learning about or looking for guidelines when it comes to business continuity:


Disaster Recovery Journal

Continuity Insights


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Certification Groups

Disaster Recovery Institute International

Business Continuity Institute

Past BCPA meeting information and presentations

July 9, 2015

"Innovation and the Art of the BIA".  Jill Gibbs, Business Partner at Target Corporation, told meeting participants how an enterprise-level survey elicited objective and consistent feedback through a multi-stage approach to a BIA.
View Jill's presentation

April 9, 2015

"Rethinking Risks and Recovery Strategies".  Roger Peters, with over 20 years of business continuity experience, led the meeting and reviewed risks from different perspectives to enhance BCP plans to minimize disruptions.
View Roger's presentation

March 12, 2015

"Emergency Management in Minnesota".  Joe Kelly, Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, explained his organization in terms of "who we are, what we do, what we're responsible for, how we're organized and what happens in the state emergency operations center during a disaster".
View Joe's presentation

May 8, 2014

"Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Software: How do local companies utilize the tools to optimize your programs"
Panel discussion with: Heidi Piche, Ameriprise; Heather Guse, UnitedHealth Group; Jennifer Cassidy, Target; and Anne Marie DeBoard, CH Robinson

April 10, 2014

"Get your business disaster ready for severe weather week" presented by Julie Anderson, public information officer, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM)

View Julie's presentation

March 13, 2014

"Resilience Trends Beyond the Buzzwords" presented by Damian Walch, Deloitte director, US resilience practice leader

View Damian's presentation

February 13, 2014

"Emergency Communications and How ECHO Can Help the Twin Cities Business Community" presented by Lillian McDonald, executive director, ECHO

View Lillian's presentation

White papers

"Business continuity planning: The next generation"

White paper on the growing demand for risk management skills created by GSP consulting. To download and view the paper, click here.

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