Surprise! – Its Hurricane Season

Surprise! – Its Hurricane Season

“With every mistake, we must surely be learning.” ~ George Harrison (While My Guitar Gently Weeps) The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is becoming one of the most active seasons on record, thanks to a stretch of long-lived, destructive hurricanes over the past five...
What Is Horizon Scanning?

What Is Horizon Scanning?

During the month of May, Rob Burton is focusing on Horizon Scanning and why this tool should be implemented into your crisis management team’s tool kit. Predicting Crises Through Horizon Scanning Horizon Scanning is a systematic examination of potential threats,...
What Is This Thing We Call Resilience?

What Is This Thing We Call Resilience?

What is this thing we call resilience? There are various definitions dependent upon the context in question. We tend to talk about ‘organisational resilience’ or ‘personal resilience’ without necessarily understanding the relationship between the two. In the personal...