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Award winning best Business continuity software solutions

Ascent is a leading Business Continuity Management product provider and it’s AutoBCM© is one of the Most Innovative BCM Solution of the Year 2017. Recently, Ascent Resilience India Pvt Ltd won the most Innovative Fin Tech Solution Provider Super Trophy at Technoviti awards 2017 held at Mumbai, IBEX India. According to Gartner the BCM software …


Airport Business Continuity Planning

Why airport emergencies require robust Business Continuity Management Programme embedded in their operations and customer support functions? An airport emergency can be on any occasion or instance which can be natural or man-made and warrants action to save lives and protects property and public health.   It is essential to prepare for emergencies that face an …


Business Continuity Management for Utility Sector

After every natural disaster, people are deprived of basic amenities like water, food and power. On the other side of the coin, the utility industry is always at the receiving end to succumb to any type of disaster, be it man-made or natural. In this scenario, this sector needs a comprehensive business continuity management strategy …


Does Airport Emergency Management assure business continuity?

The international ABC airport is known for its apt services, timely take-off’s and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Local and international travellers often expressed their satisfaction over the immeasurable hospitality. A few days back, when the Airport was busy with aviation operations as usual, a major air crash occurred. People were in panic and there was a big …


Are you training your BCM Team?

Looking at the colossal losses and the time to recover from natural or man made disasters in the past, organisations have realised the significance of Business Continuity Management. In fact, most of them have their own Crisis Management Teams (CMT). However, irregular training is challenging their crucial decision making, during a crisis. Now, it is …


Handling Crisis through effective Management Plan

Beginning of the financial year … One fine morning, Mr Mohammed Akbar, the Managing Director of a reputed Bank, was getting ready as usual for the Bank meeting. Around half past 8, Akbar receives a call from the Bank’s call centre on the non-performance of ATM machines around the city… By the time he had …


Are you hiring a right BCM expert?

As a Business Continuity Management (BCM) decision maker of an organisation, you may undeniably agree with the argument of having a strategic Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for every organisation, irrespective of its size and budget. However, hiring a full-time BCM expert amidst high remunerations and limited scope of work, is obviously not budget-friendly, specifically for …


Anti-Money laundering regulations in UAE

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations in UAE UAE Government has implemented an effective Anti-Money Laundering System to protect its financial sector from potential Money Laundering offenses. The Central Bank of the UAE has been among the first regulators in the region to address Anti-Money Laundering issues. Combating money laundering is a major issue for any business operating in …