COOP Systems recommends the following online sites for news and industry content.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) was established in 1994 to enable individual members to obtain guidance and support from fellow business continuity practitioners. The BCI currently has over 5000+ members in 90 countries. Professional membership of the BCI provides internationally recognised status as this valued certification demonstrates the members’ competence to carry out business continuity management (BCM) to a consistent high standard.
Based in London and with a global audience, Continuity Central provides business continuity news, jobs and information. The site is a frequently updated one-stop resource of business continuity and disaster recovery information. Expert or novice, Continuity Central will meet your needs, keeping you up-to-date with everything that happens in this fast changing market and enabling you to rapidly and comprehensively research the subject.
Founded in 2003, Continuity Insights offers a peer-to-peer perspective on dealing with events that can range from tragic natural disasters to more traditional business occurrences, such as mergers. It speaks directly to the tactics that must be embraced in planning for any range of factors, planned or unplanned, that impact a company’s operations.
CPM has been a leading resource for business continuity/COOP professionals since 1997. Conferences offer the most comprehensive risk management education for experienced continuity professionals. Advanced-level topics create exciting thought-sharing and networking between professionals from the fields of emergency management, security and continuity/COOP.
As the publishers of the industry’s premier publication on business continuity, Disaster Recovery Journal has an abundance of resources and materials. DRJ Magazine delivers up-to-date information available in our industry to over 58,000 business continuity professionals. In addition to the magazine, DRJ also sponsors the world's two largest conferences and exhibitions in the industry with over 3,000 in total attendance.
The International Consortium for Organizational Resilience (ICOR) was founded to respond to the growing market need for a single avenue of access to the many offerings of education and credentialing expertise that is easily accessible and usable worldwide. ICOR is not-for-profit education and credentialing organization that provides professional development, certification, thought-leadership, and the latest in research and industry trends. ICOR’s vision is to enable organizations across the globe to understand all of the elements that must be considered in order to allow them to embed the culture and systems they need to provide goods and services in all conditions and situations. ICOR provides a meaningful forum in which dedicated professionals can interact and contribute to the resiliency of their organizations as well as to the communities and countries in which they live and work. ICOR provides the solution to organizational resilience – throughout the world.