Volume 9 (2015-16)

Each volume of Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning consists of four quarterly 100-page issues. The articles published in Volume 9 were:

Volume 9 Number 4 (Summer 2016)

  • Building a strategic security organisation
    Mike Howard, Chief Security Officer, Microsoft 
  • Climate resiliency: A unique multi-hazard mitigation approach
    Kristin Baja, Climate and Resilience Planner, City of Baltimore
  • After the data breach: Managing the crisis and mitigating the impact 
    Hart Brown, SVP, Organizational Resilience, HUB International
  • Mass care and The University of British Columbia: A new approach to disaster response
    Reg Fountain, Manager of Emergency Management and Continuity Planning, The University of British Columbia
  • Best practices for implementing, testing and using a cloud based communication system in a disaster situation
    Dale Makowski, VP, BCM Coordinator, Operational Risk Management, Eastern Bank
  • Inter-organisational response to disasters
    James L. Paturas, Director, Joseph Albanese, Senior Scientific Advisor, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, Yale New Haven Health System and Stewart D. Smith, Acting Assistant Director, Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Health Service Corps
  • Reaching the unreached: Building resilience with diverse communities
    Jannah Scott, Deputy Director and Marcus Coleman, Special Assistant to the Director, Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Continuity planning for workplace infectious diseases
    Nancy M. Welch, Director, Pamela Blair Miller, Emergency Planner and Lisa Engle, Epidemiologist, Virginia Department of Health, Chesapeake Health District


Volume 9 Number 3 (Spring 2016)

  • BCMS implementation and sharing of BCM best practices at a European bank
    Stelios Aronis, Head of Business Continuity and Georgios Stratopoulos, Business Continuity Coordinator, Alpha Bank Group
  • Building public confidence in emergency management
    Tony Pearce, Inspector-General for Emergency Management, Victoria, Australia
  • Airline business continuity and IT disaster recovery sites
    Jassim Haji, Director, Information Technology, Gulf Air
  • Operation windshield and the simplification of emergency management
    Mike Andrews, Emergency Planning Officer, North Shore Emergency Management Office 
  • Case study: Seven steps to building an effective business continuity team at the Australian Taxation Office
    David Porter, Director, Business Continuity Management, Australian Taxation Office
  • Promoting a culture of disaster preparedness
    Angeli Medina, Educator and Decontamination Team Member, New York Harbor Healthcare System (NYHHS) Veterans Affairs
  • Considerations and benefits of implementing an online database tool for business continuity
    Susanne Mackinnon, Manager, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery and Jennifer Pinette, Coordinator, Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver, Canada
  • The growing awareness of the critical need for developing animal disaster response plans among government agencies, planners, responders, emergency managers, public and private enterprise
    Cheryl Rogers, CDART liaison, Emergency Management BC, Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team


Volume 9 Number 2 (Winter 2015-16)

  • Talking about a (business continuity) revolution: Why best practices are wrong and possible solutions for getting them right 
    Mark Armour, Director, Global Business Continuity, Brink’s
  • Disaster prepared: How federal funding in the USA supports health system and public health readiness 
    Jeff Schlegelmilch, Managing Director for Strategic Planning and Operations, Elisaveta Petkova, Project Director/Research Associate and Irwin Redlener, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • An academic approach to climate change emergency preparedness 
    Jeffrey A. Trask, Director, Office of Enterprise Resilience, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • Municipal resilience: A paradigm shift in emergency and continuity management 
    Greg Solecki, Associate Director, Sandhurst Consulting and Mike Luchia, Business Planner, Calgary Emergency Management Agency
  • Building the bridge between healthcare emergency management and daily operations 
    Laura F. Alves, Senior Associate Director, Bellevue Hospital Center, Nicholas V. Cagliuso, AVP, Emergency Management, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and William J. Dunne, Administrative Director for Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness, UCLA Health System 
  • International employees’ concerns during serious disease outbreaks and the potential impact on business continuity: Lessons identified from the 2014–15 West African Ebola outbreak 
    Jennifer Cole, Senior Research Fellow, Resilience and Emergency Management, Royal United Services Institute and Chris Watkins, Reader, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Resilience and legislation: Will IT security legislation boost critical infrastructure resilience in Germany? 
    Holger Kaschner, Head and Tim Jordan, Senior Consultant, Competence Center Business Continuity and Crisis Management, ACG Automation Consulting Group
  • Shaken but prepared: Analysis of disaster response at an academic medical centre following the Boston Marathon bombings 
    Robert Osgood, Emergency Management Director, Courtney Scanlon, Rohan Jotwani, Daniel Rodkey, Maria Arshanskiy and Deeb Salem, Physician-in-Chief, Tufts Medical Center
  • Building organisational cyber resilience: A strategic knowledge-based view of cyber security management 
    Jason Ferdinand, Director, MBA in Cyber Security, Coventry University Business School


Volume 9 Number 1 (Autumn/Fall 2015)

  • Using self-assessments to enhance business continuity programmes 
    Lisa Trousdale, Global Business Continuity Leader, Ernst & Young
  • Initial response to a range of physical threats in an office environment 
    Russ Stewart, Head of Continuity Safety & Security and Peter Thorne, Head of Health and Safety, KPMG
  • The synergy needed for business resilience 
    Julie A. Kachgal, Manager, Emergency Planning and Business Continuity, Warner Bros. Studios
  • Changing the paradigm of emergency response: The need for first-care providers 
    Joshua P. Bobko, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University and Richard Kamin, Medical Director, Connecticut, Department of Public Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services
  • Black sky: Exposing electricity as the Achilles’ heel of resilience 
    Jonathon Monken, VP, US Operations, Electric Infrastructure Security Council
  • Effective information management and assurance for a modern organisation during a crisis 
    Andrew MacLeod, Director, Business Continuity and Crisis Management, Needhams 1834
  • Business continuity, emergency planning and special needs: How to protect the vulnerable 
    Daniel Reilly, Consultant, Resilience International Consultants
  • The hexagon hypothesis: Six disruptive scenarios 
    Jim Burtles, Principal, Total Continuity Management
  • Hedging against terrorism: Are US businesses prepared? 
    Jerome H. Kahan, Independent Analyst
  • Community resilience assessment and literature analysis 
    John M. Weiner, Adjunct Professor, Center for Disaster Training and Research and John J. Walsh, Co-Director, Vanderbilt Program in Disaster Research and Training, Vanderbilt University