In Case of Emergency

En dypere innsikt i krisehåndtering

Vi mener at det er viktig å dele informasjon, læring og erfaringer. Derfor har vi laget den engelske podcasten “In Case of Emergency”, som gir deg innsikt i varsling og krisehåndtering: En kilde til verdifull informasjon om forretningskontinuitet, beredskap, befolkningsvarsling og mye mer.

John Davison, er vert for denne podcasten. Han intervjuer internasjonale eksperter og fagfolk for erfaringsutveksling, tips og verdifull informasjon om ulike aspekter ved hendelse- og krisehåndtering.

John leder F-24 UK Ltd. og F24s London-virksomhet med lidenskap og engasjement som driver frem suksessen til F24s produkter for varsling og krisehåndtering i internasjonal skala.

Hans innsiktsfulle diskusjoner og samtaler med eksperter fra hele verden er også tilgjengelige på Spotify eller Apple Podcast (Bare engelsk).

John Davison, Managing Director F-24 UK Ltd.

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Episode 15: Empowering the front line – the key to a successful response plan?

Jerry Allan, Director and Co-Founder CrisisVR

With his many years of experience Jerry Allan, Director and Co-Founder of CrisisVR, shares his knowledge on how to prepare your operational staff to deal with unexpected situation and the impact of ambiguous events. While highlighting the importance of empowering the front line, he details the necessary skills and key aspects of a successful response plan.

1:51 When an incident occurs and the first responders have to work together with the emergency services, what challengeges arise and how can the resulting problems be prevented?

04:08 How do you collaborate in terms of a multitude of stakeholders, how do you bring all players into the same exercise?

06:09 What about the internal communication between the departements, especially between the strategic crisis management team and the operational front line. Can you recommend any basic strategies, perhaps concepts on how to set up the ideal process for all parties?

09:04 How would you suggest to really prepare the front line to deal with a really unexcepted crisis?

11:25 Going back to those simulations, how can you best put those plans into practices? Unannounced simulations or pre-planned simultations?

13:30 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Alle Podcast-episodene (kun på engelsk):

Marianne Brokjøb from Equinor

Episode 1: Train hard, fight easy – but why is it important to train and exercise?

In this episode we cover the importance of training and get some deeper insights into challenges large companies face, as well as potential training programs and tips.

2:11 Why is it essential to train and exercise, when there are well documented processes that have been well prepared?

6:13 What are the typical challenges that you face when training an exercising? What about a large company with many different geographic locations?

7:20 How about scenarios, what do you typically exercise during your training programs?

Episode 2: Certainty during insecure times: Efficient mass notifications with acknowledgements – what does that look like in practice?

The F24 colleagues discuss different use cases of mass alerting in Germany and Spain/Mexico and depictsome successful real examples. They also provide tips to alert a large number of people.

1:34 For which user cases or situations is mass alerting recommended?

2:46 In your opinion what are beneficial functionalities linked to alerting a large number of persons? (e.g. international alerting)

7:27 In terms of past incidents can provide some examples of notable past incident where mass notifications proved to be so successful.

Eske Ofner, Head of Sales F24 AG
Juan Manuel Gil Bote - Managing Director F24 Servicios de Comunicación S.L.U.

Eske Ofner from F24 AG & Juan Manuel Gil from F24 Servicios de Comunicación S.L.U.

Martin Stamm from A3M

In this talk we talk about the impact that COVID-19 had on employee travels and discuss changes and recommendations of travel safety as well as risk monitoring of the near future.

1:52 How can a software help organisation to keep their employees safe when travelling?

3:25 How did COVID-19 impact risk monitoring and employee travel?

6:32 What is your recommendation and main aspects to consider in the near future in regards to employee travel safety?

8:10 Are there any other aspects that would benefit a business when it comes to monitoring global risk?

Episode 4: Digital task management – how to bring your plans to life?

Gain new insights on the benefits of digital task management, as a part of crisis management, and learn moreover about the most important aspects and requirements in practical terms.

1:32 What would you describe to be the most important aspect of crisis management?

3:40 What are the benefits of digital task management and what requirements are necessary? (e.g. checklists)

7:47 Can you recite recent examples of where one of your customers really exceled in using FACT24 CIM to deal with a critical situation?

10:03 What is your view in terms of operational resilience v crisis management, should organisations keep a clean line between day-to-day operations and real crisis incidents?

Kristian Pettersen from F24 Nordics AS

Dr. Sabine Schnabel, LL.M. (NYU), Founder and CEO of BSH advisors

Episode 5: The role of compliance in crisis management – why is it an important aspect to integrate?

This discussion about compliance in crisis situations highlights different examples of crisis that interfere with the important role of compliance and provides recommendations on how to integrate compliance policies into your crisis management.

1:51 Why is it important for compliance leaders to be part of crisis management?

5:05 What challenges do compliances teams face in crisis situations, can you give us some examples?

8:17 How would you recommend integrating compliance policies into crisis management?

Episode 6: Reliable Information – how do you organise effective communication for a crisis situation?

This episode highlights the successful communication in crisis situations based on recent examples and our invited communication expert also gives some recommendations on approaching crisis communication.

1:45 Is there a secret miracle solution to successful crisis communications?

4:50 Can you recite some recent crisis situations that were handled particularly well or perhaps even badly in terms of communication?

7:02 What about the saying “say nothing to no-one” approach when should such an approach be adopted if at all?

Prof Dr Stephanie Heinecke

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Heinecke from Fresenius

Benjamin Jansen from F24 AG

Episode 7: Comprehensive crisis management – So let’s now look at the future of F24: what does it look like?

In the last episode, we will give you a closer look into F24, as the leading European provider for incident- and crisis management and what has changed during the last year of a global pandemic. Furthermore, we will talk about the importance of technological assistance in crucial situations.

1:44 Tell us more about F24 the leading European solution provider in emergency notifications and crisis management?

3:30 How can technology assist organisations in managing crisis situations?

5:35 How has F24’s focus changed in the last year during the global pandemic crisis?

Episode 8: Enhancing Reputation through Crisis – how does effective media management work

John Davison and Peter Barrett discuss the most important aspects of reputational management and why good media mangement can help to improve your reputation or even lead to invisible crisis for the public eye. Illustrated by remembering real examples of the past like the UK horse meat scandal or the Ratners Jewel PR crisis.

2:01:30 Could you give a quick introduction to Powerscourt and your role?

02:50 In regards to your experience, can you recite any example of good reputational crisis incidents that were managed successfully with the particular eye to the media management topic?

7:20 What are some challenging attributes to crisis management compared to business as usual?

10:18 It’s not so much the big impact, that you’re talking about, but something relatively slow burning and if it’s not dealt with it could turn into something bigger?

12:16 Do you remember Gerald Ratner’s example of a PR crisis?

14:27 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Peter Barrett from Powerscourt

Carol Mackenzie, Group Head of Crisis Management and Business Continuity from TUI

Episode 9: Real-time Overview- Is task management the digital “Open Line”?

In this episode you’ll gain a deeper insight into how digital task management supports globally working organisation like the TUI Group. The interview with Carol Mackenzie also highlights the advantages and changes digital task management during the last years of the pandemic. Furthermore, the example of Hurricane Irma is used to illustrate the agility and abilities digital taks management offers.

2:16 From your crisis management experience, what are the key insights into practical use of task management for an organization when managing an emergency event or a data crisis event?

5:15 Over the past couple of years their have been some incidents that maybe raised the profile within TUI to bring together your teams. How was that handled during covid and with people working remote?

6:56 Can you recite any examples of where task management proofs to be crucial in certain situations?

9:40 Do you think there is a secret formula to ensure employees have a clear overview of crisis and can you provide a good example of it?

13:30 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Episode 10: Championing Business Continuity – What can we derive from research?

Rachael Elliott, Head of Thought Leadership at the BCI talks about the challenges and developments she has observed in years of researching in the field of Resilience. This episode deals with the upcoming scientific insights of the BCI for 2022 and the possible change that will occur in Business Continuity and Resilience. You will also gain a deeper inside into the latest Report on Emergency and Crisis Communications.

1:48 What is the BCI and what is the work like as a researcher?

4:12 Do you think there are any aspects of BC or CM that need more attention or may need more attention in the future?

6:24 You are talking to a lot of experts, industry professionals and organizations that have the challenging topic of being resilient. Do you have any particular observations or takeaways from somebody’s interviews maybe a reoccurring theme?

9:10 You mentioned earlier the Emergency and Crisis Management Report. In regard to that particular report, do you have any tips for the professionals listening based on some of the insights that have been gained?

12:16 Do you remember Gerald Ratner’s example of a PR crisis?

13:55 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Rachael Elliot Head of Thought Leadership
at the Business Continuity Institute

Luigi Martino, Head of the Center for Cyber Security and International Relations Study at University of Florence

Episode 11: Cyber Security and the human factor – a global challenge or individualistic?

Listening to this episode, you`ll attend an interesting conversation with Luigi Martino, Professor and Head of the Center for Cyber Security and International Relations at the University of Florence. He’s sharing his insights of working within the Global Commission on Stability of the Cyberspace and the importance of global cooperation in the field of Cyber Security. Furthermore, the challenges of secure IT systems in times of remote working and the human factor of cyber attacks are addressed.

2:09 You are a member of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyber Space. Could you tell us a little bit more about that roll and what it is about?

6:30 What can organisations do, to minimize that particular risk?

7:44 Would that be Phishing Mails?

10:56 So Cyber Security is about people, it is about the individuals and about their awareness?

11:47 I know one of your current research focuses on a slightly different aspect of Cyber Security. Not for organisations, but about the overarching correlation of Cyber as a Space and indeed Outer Space. Tell us a little bit more.

16:10 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Episode 12: Informing Persons of concern – What are the important aspects of disaster response?

By discussing the sensitive topic of disaster response, this episode examines the importance of correct person of concern management. Abigail Pollard shares her experience in the aviation industry and outlines challenges in working internationally as well as the

2:17 Tell us a little bit about Blake Emergency Services, what do you do?

4:51 What can you share with us from your experience on how to best organise such a process?

9:15 How do you capture these critical/sensitive information?

10:56 What is the biggest challenge in terms of disaster response for organisations?

14:38 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Abigail Pollard, Managing Director at Blake Emergency Services

Markus Epner Head of Academy at F24

Episode 13: Virtual crisis management- a chance or problematic?

In this episode, you’ll gain a deeper inside on the field of crisis management. Speaking from his own experiences, Markus Epner talks about the changes that working remote brought to the field of crisis management. He outlines the advantages in managing a crisis virtual, but also shows the multiple challenges that this “new” form of crisis management poses.

2:04 Speaking from your experience, how has that change of working life (working remotely) impacted organisations, and how should they handle incidents and crisis events?

6:20 How would you define virtual crisis management?

7:28 Can you share any potential challenges or obstacles that might arise from a virtual work environment?

11:30 What about the future? Where do you see the new way of virtual crisis management going in future?

12:50 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Episode 14: Organizational Cyber Security – a Challenge to be mastered?

Eli Westad Garmann, talks about the need for testing and running cyber security incident response plans and what to consider in this context. She gives some great tips on what cyber security measures an organisation must include in a plan and shares her experience of important aspects that are sometimes overlooked in the early stages of planning, e.g. during purchasing a new digital software.

2:02 How can organizations protect themselves from the rising risk of cyber attacks and what role does testing and running incident response plans have to play?

5:07 What do you recommend organizations should do in regards to cyber security incident response plans?

5:52 How do you suggest organization to prevent the risk during such an incident?

7:52 Would you still typically recommend organizations to do a deeper dive beyond just the certification, or would you say the certification has kind of a security in the knowledge that an organization is well-prepared for the threat of information security?

8:57 From your experience Eli what would you offer as a best practice or alternate recommendations that you can share with us ?

10:03 What have you learned by working in your profession that you may have adopted as a standard working practice or perhaps which you even use in your personal life?

Eli Westad Garmann, Group Lead Cyber Security at Advansia

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