Business resilience is often equated with digital reinforcement. Too many companies update their technology and call it a done deal.
But business resilience is multifaceted and constantly evolving, and it starts with your people – your employees, your partners, and your customers.
“When people are empowered to use their imagination, creativity, and tenacity, they can deliver incredible client service in unusual circumstances.”
– Jim Powers, Crowe CEO
Focus on your people
People are your foundation for business resilience. Trust and empower your people to do their jobs. Communicate clearly and give them the tools they need. They’ll find solutions that help you thrive today and tomorrow.
Support your partners
Your business might be equipped for change, but are your partners? Monitor critical partners’ access to data, cybersecurity, and financial health to minimize risk and increase effectiveness.
Safeguard your technology
Technology can protect you, or it can expose you to risk. Find and implement solutions that can safeguard your business through turbulent times – for example, by monitoring and alerting you to real-time supply chain issues.
Plan for sustainability
Organizations need to make significant and ongoing investments in sustainability. A flexible workforce, succession planning, and disaster recovery efforts can all help reinforce business resiliency.
As industries and business leaders navigate new norms, stresses, and shifts, they must also identify both short-term stopgaps and long-term solutions.
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Supply chain visibility
The disruptions of COVID-19 have highlighted the need for risk management and assessment across the supply chain. Visibility and early warning signs can help boost supply chain resilience and maintain the flow of goods and services.
Human resource investments
To increase resilience, invest in your people. Support employees by addressing emerging needs, continuing education and knowledge sharing, and maintaining a strong talent pipeline.
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Healthcare and digital transformation
The rapid acceleration of telehealth has bridged geographical distance between patients and caregivers. To thrive in the future, healthcare organizations need to use automation and other digital transformation to control costs and build resilience.
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Whatever market changes the future has in store, businesses must be prepared with an agile plan that helps them respond to the unforeseeable.
We can help you build resilience in people, partners, and systems, preparing you to respond to both unforeseen disruptions such as COVID-19 and ongoing business shifts.
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