DRI Plans Activated, Resilience Proved in Response to Chelsea Bombing
DRI International activated its business continuity and crisis response plans this weekend after a bomb rocked Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The b ... Continue Reading
DRI Executive Director Talks Boston Marathon on Bloomberg TV
Thursday, April 16 -- DRI Executive Director Chloe Demrovsky was interviewed by Bloomberg TV's Alix Steel on "Street Smart" to talk about disaster rec ... Continue Reading
DRI International To Address United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
NEW YORK – February 3, 2015 — DRI International will be a featured expert resource at the Public Forum of the United Nations World Conference on D ... Continue Reading
DRI Returns to Bloomberg TV
Tune into Bloomberg TV (www.bloomberg.com/TV) on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 2:10 p.m. EST — DRI Executive Director, Chloe Demrovsky, will be interviewed by ... 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 in the News
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.”
Gender parity in BCM
DRI CEO Chloe Demrovsky presents research aimed at achieving a better understanding of – and drawing attention to – the unique needs, interests and challenges of women in the professional field of business continuity management
Trust is not a strategy for cybersecurity
Berman noted that cyber hacking has matured to become a sophisticated industry seeking to penetrate devices and systems through the weakest link in the chain, with the goal of profitability. “It is a business and we have to deal with it as a business,” he explains.
Holding It All Together
Nature has a way of reminding us that we are at its mercy. While we’ve made remarkable technological advances to guard ourselves, our businesses, and our complex supply chains against natural disasters, nature remains a formidable foe.