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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Learning at the Speed of the Crisis: A Cooperative Advantage

Learning at the Speed of the Crisis: A Cooperative Advantage

In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, everything around us is closing and canceling. During this time, Chip Filson conveys how essential it is for credit unions to keep learning and working thorough the crisis to continue serving their members until the world around us returns to normal.

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Continuity at the Core: a Risk-Based Approach to Planning

Continuity at the Core: a Risk-Based Approach to Planning

In the second part of his series on business continuity and disaster recovery, Jim Lawrence covers critical decisions to consider when looking to reduce risk and achieve minimal downtime during various disasters.

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Is Your Business Continuity Plan Ready for Coronavirus?

Is Your Business Continuity Plan Ready for Coronavirus?

In the midst of the coronavirus panic, Business Continuity Coordinator Danielle Caliendo examines various ways to prevent the virus from spreading and how to prepare your credit union in the event that it does.

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Continuity At The Core: Planning For The Unexpected

Continuity At The Core: Planning For The Unexpected

In the first entry of his new series on business continuity, Jim Lawrence details the purpose behind business continuity and the overall benefits of having a plan that is consistently tested, updated, and improved upon.

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“We like the bigger receipts!”

“We like the bigger receipts!”

What would happen at your credit union if you could suddenly no longer access your image vault? Would you shut everything down? Crawl under your desk? Or simply put into action the disaster recovery plan you’ve created and tested? One credit union found out in short order how valuable testing a plan can be when the real deal hits.

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