DRI INTERNATIONAL REPORTS SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN CERTIFIED BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY PROFESSIONALS IN 2014
-- Non-profit reports more than 12,000 certified professionals globally -- Middle East and Africa fastest growing region, with nearly 30% increase ... Continue Reading
By Popular Demand: DRI Awards of Excellence Nomination Deadline Extended!
You have spoken, and DRI International is listening! You've let DRI know that this is a very busy time of year -- so busy, in fact, that many of you h ... Continue Reading
Nominations Now Open for DRI'S 2015 Awards of Excellence!
Nominations are now being accepted for the DRI Awards of Excellence. These awards honor individuals and corporations who are leaders and innovators wi ... Continue Reading
New THRIVE! Middle East Edition Out Now
DRI is excited to present a special edition of its online magazine, THRIVE! This issue offers readers a first-hand look at the rising business continu ... Continue Reading
DRI Malaysia Regional Conference in Kuala Lumpur
New York, NY (September 25, 2013) DRI Malaysia will be hosting a regional conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 13-14, 2013. This year’s co ... Continue Reading
DRI in the News
Storm-Impacted Businesses Encouraged to Apply for SBDC Bridge Loan, Complete Disaster Assessment
Florida SBDC business consultants, many of whom are Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) Certified Business Continuity Professionals, are available to assist small businesses prepare disaster loan applications and with other post-disaster challenges at no-cost.
5 Ways to Fail Your Building’s Disaster Response
“Successful recoveries are all about preparation – knowing the resources you need, where they can be acquired, and how well you can perform using limited resources,” Berman adds.
Conference on Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity to be Held at UK
Disasters, whether natural or the result of human action, can happen at any time and often when they are unexpected. How can entities like businesses, organizations and schools continue operating after experiencing a disaster? A conference will be held at the University of Kentucky to address that subject.
Humboldt and wildfires provide lessons to disaster recovery professionals
“Organizations, large and small, find that many things ranging from severe weather to social media can suddenly impact their operations,” states Chloe Demrovsky, International President, Disaster Recovery Institute.
After Disaster Strikes, Technology Planning Is Critical to Helping Hospitals Rebuild
Given the emergency response role that healthcare institutions play in the wake of natural disasters, Al Berman, president of the Disaster Recovery International Foundation and past president of Disaster Recovery Institute International, says it’s important for those plans to be as comprehensive as possible.
“Hospitals suffer probably twice as much from disasters as everybody else,” Berman says. “They have to deal with their own problems, and they have to deal with everyone else’s.”