Redefining Resilience for Today’s Credit Unions

Redefining Resilience for Today’s Credit Unions

As businesses wait for the world around them to get back to normal, Jim Lawrence argues there is no “getting back” to how things were, and credit unions must adapt, look ahead, and be resilient in order to meet the challenges facing them today.

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A Decade of Service: Site-Four Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

A Decade of Service: Site-Four Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

In honor of Site-Four’s tenth anniversary, Emily Claus delves into the history of the data center, its successes, and the hard work of everyone involved.

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Having Fun with Tabletop Exercises to Improve Business Continuity

Having Fun with Tabletop Exercises to Improve Business Continuity

Tabletop exercises are a great way for credit unions to test out their business continuity plan, but how do you go about conducting one? Danielle Caliendo lays out the basics and benefits of the exercise.

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When Swans Attack: Identifying Threats to a Credit Union’s Business Continuity

When Swans Attack: Identifying Threats to a Credit Union’s Business Continuity

Business Continuity Coordinator Patrick Schumaker discusses the threat assessment process of a robust business continuity plan, and why it is important to consider all risks—even those that seem outlandish.

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Continuity at the Core: The Drive for Continuous Improvement

Continuity at the Core: The Drive for Continuous Improvement

In the final article in his series on business continuity, Jim Lawrence recaps the first six articles and covers ways to continue improving on your business continuity plan.

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Continuity at the Core: Testing and Exercising Your Response

Continuity at the Core: Testing and Exercising Your Response

In the sixth installment of his business continuity and disaster recovery series, Jim Lawrence discusses testing and exercising your response plan and why it’s so essential.

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Continuity at the Core: Resilience Starts with Awareness

Continuity at the Core: Resilience Starts with Awareness

Continuing his series on the importance of business continuity, Jim Lawrence discussed perhaps the most essential step of the process: training and educating your team.

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Continuity at the Core: Documenting Your Response Plan

Continuity at the Core: Documenting Your Response Plan

In the fourth installment of his series on Business Continuity Planning, Jim Lawrence recaps the first three articles and discusses how your plan should be laid out and documented.

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Rethinking Traditional Operations Management at the Core

Rethinking Traditional Operations Management at the Core

CUSO Magazine sat down with Jim Lawrence, VP of Business Continuity and Operations for CU*Answers, to discuss his CUSO’s collaboration between Operations Management and Business Continuity and why others might want to consider following their lead.

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Continuity at the Core: Continuity Strategies

Continuity at the Core: Continuity Strategies

In part three of his series on business continuity, Jim Lawrence discusses strategies in four distinct areas of your credit union to help eliminate downtime and stay on a budget.

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