Experts discuss business continuity issues in Dubai
Dubai, May 25, 2014
More than 100 industry leaders and experts in the field of business continuity and its related disciplines got together to share ideas, vision and take home best practices that will help build organisational resilience at a conference in Dubai recently.
The inaugural BCI Middle East Conference and Exhibition, which was held The Address, Dubai Marina, was organised by the Middle East member firm of Protiviti, a global consulting firm.
The two-day event titled ‘Business Continuity: Building a Resilient Middle East,’ saw practitioners brainstorm on various aspects of business continuity and risk management that are relevant in the current challenging business environment, said a statement.
The sessions were designed to focus on tackling the industry pain points by discussing the specifics within each sector, which was supplemented by success stories for others to emulate.
Abdul Mohsin Ibrahim Younes, chief executive officer, Strategy and Corporate Governance, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, shared RTA’s vision around ‘Safe and smooth transport for all’ and elaborated the measures in place to execute the plan.
The event also provided venue for the BCI Awards, sponsored by Protiviti, which recognised outstanding contribution by professionals and organisation to the discipline of Business Continuity in the Middle East.
Senthil Kumar, Protiviti’s managing director, said: “The first Middle East conference aimed to give business continuity practitioners some real insight into solutions, latest researches, techniques and best practices. We are glad we achieved it with much success. We would like to thank each and every delegate, sponsor and exhibitor who made this possible.”
Protiviti’s Business Continuity Management (BCM) service offers solutions to organisations to assist them in the analysis, development and implementation of comprehensive business continuity plans to ensure the availability of critical business processes. - TradeArabia News Service