16 Frequently Encountered Business Disruptions
Disruptive safety and operational events occur every day, from things like IT outages and supply chain disruptions to employee attacks and active shooters. In fact, these events are on the rise.
Business disruption, safety and operational events occur every day, from things like IT outages and supply-chain disruptions to employee attacks and active shooters. In fact, these events are on the rise.
Additionally, A critical event doesn’t necessarily equate to a major breakdown. For some businesses – such as financial services firms and retailers – a website that performs milliseconds slower is a major implication. While business’s define critical events differently, the aim is to minimize or even mitigate the impact.
But exactly how frequently does this happen? According to recent research from the Business Continuity Institute, 86% of organizations have emergency plans built to cover and respond to various types of crises differing in scope. The graph below highlights the most frequently activated plans – and in turn, the most frequently encountered incidents.