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A selection of materials from DRI International is available here as an added benefit for DRI members. We hope you enjoy this informative collection of industry information and research.

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Excellence in Operational Resilience

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2024

Author: Michael Janko

Operational resilience is a goal every organization strives for to maximize their value to employees, shareholders, and customers. Join us for an overview of Goodyear’s operational resilience journey spanning over two decades. This session will help you to evaluate your current program and practices and focus on the most efficient methods to improve your level of maturity. Among the topics covered are: - Assessing your strengths and gaps - Aligning your teams - Developing a “Resilient Deployment” process - Turning risks into opportunities - Maintaining progress

Tags: Operational Resilience

From Continuity to Operational Resilience in a Transitioning Company and Changing World

Event: DRI Collegiate Conference - University College London, 14 June 2023

Author: Katherine Dickens

The shift from a traditional business continuity approach to operational resilience is challenging in a global multinational which spans high risk operations to trading and treasury functions. bp is transforming at the same time as the VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) world presents complex interconnected risks. In this session, the speaker will explore the challenges involved in applying operational resilience in bp.

Tags: Operational Resilience

Improving Organizational Resiliency Through Cross Training: A Case Study

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2023

Author: Brian Bauer, Ken Maloney

With natural disasters on the rise and cyber attacks on the nightly news, are state governments ready to meet the challenges and risks of the modern world? For the state of Maryland, the answer to that question is a resounding YES! Attend this session to hear how Maryland state emergency managers are taking a uniquely effective approach to improving resilience: Training! A two-year program aims to increase resiliency by cross-training staff in business continuity, IT disaster recovery, and cyber resilience. Attend this session to learn how it’s working as well as how this approach also benefits both the private sector and public-private partnership initiatives.

Tags: Case Study, Operational Resilience, Public Sector, Training

Sponsor Spotlight: Fusion Risk Management – Journey to Resilience

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2023

Author: David Halford

The Journey to Resilience continues to evolve, and is different in many cases, based on your Enterprise, business requirements, and relevant regulations. As a result, the program components and areas of desired improvement are also different. In this session, David Halford will explore program areas you should consider as part of your Resilience journey, discuss the overall journey, and share practical ideas on how to plan and move the relevant journey along. In addition, Halford will demonstrate the value of using a system to support your program, enabling you to easily manage, visualize, and use your information effectively. You’ll leave the session more confident and ready to continue your Operational Resilience journey.

Tags: Operational Resilience, Resiliency, Sponsored Content

Sponsor Spotlight: BDO – Operational Resilience Outside of Financial Services

Event: Annual Conference - DRI2023

Author: James MacDonnell

Companies in all industries are committing to adopt Operational Resilience (OpRes) models. But, without the regulatory guidelines imposed on banks, most companies struggle to explain the need for change, what an operational resilience program looks like in their industry, or what they will do differently. During this session we will discuss what successful operational resilience programs look like for companies that aren’t banks. We will outline the journey to transition to OpRes, highlight some successful operating models and discuss the pitfalls you will need to navigate to make OpRes a reality for your organization.

Tags: Operational Resilience, Resiliency

BDO Webinar - Operational Resilience: Something Old or Something New? (Presented by DRI International)

Event: DRI Webinar

Author: David Glazai, DJ Rath, David Lindstedt

Operational Resilience (OpRes) seems to be the new buzzword in the industry. Is there something interesting about it, or is it just the next flavor of the day? In this session, three industry leaders will discuss their take on Operational Resilience. They will present an overview of recent drivers for OpRes, namely regulatory requirements in the Financial Services Industry (FSI) and the increasing pressures of unhindered operations in an interconnected customer-centric world. They will then outline what it means for organizations inside and outside the regulated industry. Finally, they will wrap up with challenges to consider when thinking about adopting Operational Resilience capabilities in your organization.

Tags: Resiliency, Operational Resilience, Sponsored Content