Industry Insights

We have curated a collection of articles, websites and documents that provide industry insights related to business continuity management, business resiliency, or Agile concepts.

 

And sometimes we will link to something just because we think it is interesting.

Cision

Small businesses have not made a dent in their average debt, and face continuing uncertainty around a fourth wave

Web Article

Small business debt has not abated since the beginning of the year, with businesses that have taken on COVID-related debt owing an average of nearly $170,000, according to a new report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). That figure nearly doubles to $333,174 for businesses in the hospitality sector who continue to be among the hardest hit by restrictions.

McKinsey & Company

Perspectives on transforming cybersecurity

Web article

It wasn’t too long ago that sophisticated executives could have long, thoughtful discussions on technology
strategy without even mentioning security. Today, companies have substantial assets and value manifested in
digital form, and they are deeply connected to global technology networks – even as cyberattackers become
ever more sophisticated and adaptable to defenses

Virtual Exchange

Our webinar series on topics the matter

Web Site

The uncertainties around COVID-19 present new challenges as we learn how to best engage with one another virtually. That’s why we’ve launched Virtual Exchange: Our webinar series on topics that matter.

McKinsey & Company

Reimagining the postpandemic economic future

Web Article

The scale of the economic challenge created by the COVID-19 pandemic has not been faced in the United States in nearly a century. The pandemic has not only exposed weaknesses in US health systems but also, just as quickly, exposed economic vulnerabilities. The impacts across employment and productivity are at levels not seen since the Great Depression.

McKinsey & Company

An operating model for the next normal: Lessons from agile organizations in the crisis

Web Article

Companies with agile practices embedded in their operating models have managed the impact of the COVID-19 crisis better than their peers. Here’s what helped them cope.

McKinsey & Company

Agility to action: Operationalizing a value-driven agile blueprint

Web Article

To successfully transition to an agile operating model, business leaders should focus on four questions.

Government of Ontario

Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan

Web Site

Learn how you can create a plan to help protect your workers and others from novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

BCG

COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Snapshot #12: The Pace Car

Web Article

All eyes are on China.

McKinsey & Company

Consumer sentiment and behavior continue to reflect the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis

Web Article

As consumers around the globe adjust to the next normal, there is significant variance in consumer sentiment and behaviors across countries.

Accenture Now Next

COVID-19: How consumer behavior will be changed

Web Article

Consumers attitudes, behaviors and purchasing habits are changing—and many of these new ways will remain post-pandemic.

McKinsey & Company

To emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, companies should start reskilling their workforces now

Web Article

Adapting employees’ skills and roles to the post-pandemic ways of working will be crucial to building operating-model resilience.

Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)

IIROC calls for consolidation of self-regulatorsto better serve and protect Canadians

Web Article

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today released its proposal, "Improving Self-Regulation for Canadians", outlining the benefits of bringing together IIROC and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) as divisions of a consolidated self-regulatory organization (SRO)

Harvard Business Review Store

HBR Tools: SWOT Analysis

Web Site

Purchase HBR's Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats Analysis

Bain & Company

Work before Play: Americans See a Long Road Ahead

Web Article

Americans expect to go back to work long before they resume nonessential shopping, dining out or traveling.

Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ)

Insights from the DRJ

Web Site

Disaster Recovery Journal is the industry’s largest resource for business continuity, disaster recovery, crisis management, and risk management, reaching a global network of more than 138,000 professionals

Bank of Canada

Actions to Support the Economy and Financial System

Web Article

Learn about the economic impact of the COVID‑19 pandemic and the Bank’s actions to support the Canadian economy and financial system.

Disaster Recovery Institute Drive Blogs

E-news from DRI International

Web Site

Blogs and resources from Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI).

BCG

Featured insights from Boston Consulting Group

Web Site

The latest insights, ideas, and perspectives from BCG.

Government of Canada

Support for Business

Web Site

General Resource page for Business as it relates to Employee wage support, Taxes, Financial Support, etc

McMaster University Collaboratorium

A cross-discipline initiative between The Directors College, Executive MBA in Digital Transformation , Health Leadership Academy
and Executive Education.

Web Site

Webinar series for board directors, executives and emerging leaders, that examines how governance and leadership best practices are evolving in the areas of business and health care.