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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: BDO – We Just Saved Our Client $100 Million Dollars by Leveraging BCP, Let Us Explain How

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2022

Author: James MacDonnell, Jerome Ryan

Imagine walking into your boss’ office announcing that you just helped your organization save up to 20% of its annual insurance spend for the next 5-10 years. In this “hard market”, executives are struggling to find the balance between investing in business continuity programs and investing in insurance. However, this creates an opportunity to find new ways to add value to your organization and demonstrate a return on investment. During this session, we will discuss how the insurance industry looks at business interruption insurance, how business continuity and disaster recovery programs can improve the outcomes of your insurance negotiations, and how to more effectively work with risk managers. We will explore how re-framing the roles that insurance and business continuity play can help you improve the efficiency of your insurance programs, “right size” your insurance and resilience programs, and leverage your claims data to be more effective.

Tags: Organizational Resilience, Vendor Assessment

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Assessing your Vendors: Taking Resiliency to the Next Level

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2022

Author: Alison Tarnopol, Michelle Cross

Understanding third party vendor risk is essential for organizational resiliency. This session will address best practices for assessing vendor risk and resiliency. We will review how to evaluate residual risks and potential impacts to incorporate vendor risk into a comprehensive resiliency program. We will also review using data analytics to better quantify and rate residual risk.

Tags: Best Practices, Resiliency, Resilient Enterprise, Risk Assessment, Vendor Assessment

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Are Your Vendors Your Weakest Link?

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2020

Author: Michelle Cross, Robert McCarthy

Our increasing reliance on 3rd party vendors has launched vendor risk as a top concern among leaders and resiliency professionals. When organizations invite a vendor in, they are placed in potential jeopardy from that vendor’s disruption, failure and bad behaviors. Proper onboarding is essential to mitigate this exposure. This session looks at a three tiered approach to completing a vendor assessment : vendor management; vendor resiliency and vendor oversight. The end result is a vetting process where inherent risks are uncovered; mitigation strategies are developed and residual risks are exposed and understood.

Tags: Vendor Assessment

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