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Husky Ready

February 7, 2018

Build your Husky Ready Plan in a Year: Month 2

This post is part of a 2018 series breaking the process of business continuity planning for University of Washington departments into monthly tasks to help build a plan in a year.  Last month we compiled the key information on your staff, including skills, roles and emergency contact information. The work you do cannot be done without…

January 8, 2018

One Year to Husky Ready

When I started in my role as Business, Academic, and Research Continuity (BARC) Program Manager in September, I immediately familiarized myself with our Husky Ready tool, and began the process of sitting down with department stakeholders across the enterprise to find out what they thought of the tool and continuity planning overall. What I heard time and again:…

March 8, 2016

One Department’s example of Resilience is helping to show the way for others

UW Educational Outreach, a department that provides professional and continuing education academic services by offering over 130 professional certificates and 75 degrees (both undergraduate and graduate), has taken a very significant step towards improving their resilience. Through a lot of hard work and with some guidance from UWEM’s BARC program, UWEO has made great efforts…