Grants available to develop resilience primers for industry

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How can we shift the needle on resilience practice so that all organisations embed it into their decision-making? We believe that key incentives or other levers exist for all industries and that we must articulate the value that resilience can bring. We are seeking expressions of interest from potential grantees to develop practical, industry-specific primers. Initial deadline for expressions of interest is 27 August 2018.

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How a value chain approach helps us to ‘join the dots’?

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Savina Carluccio explores what we mean by resilience value, and how we are using value chains to connect the concepts of resilience and value

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Pushing forward from strong foundations – a change in leadership

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Michael Bruno – Chair, Resilience Shift Board, talks about our future direction and reflects on our change of leadership. He celebrates the work of our outgoing Executive Director, Nancy Kete.

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Whose responsibility is it to strengthen the resilience of critical infrastructure?

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Rob Turk gives an Australian perspective on the role of government and on a new piece of federal legislation that raises many questions around the role of legislation, and the government more broadly, in strengthening critical infrastructure resilience.

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Computers can do better than a human, but do we trust them enough?

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The ENCORE+ network workshop on AI and infrastructure monitoring was clear that we are immersed in a data revolution and that transformative technology can’t be ignored.

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Practising what we preach – how to make things happen

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You’re a practitioner in critical infrastructure resilience. How should we help you to make decisions differently? We aim to do work, and support others to do work, that will shift the approach to resilience in practice. Will Goode, Programme Manager, highlights what we’ve been doing recently and how you can get involved.

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High-level incrementalism and global transformation

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“Slow, modest, hard-fought progress is the result anticipated from a global political process designed to permit self-expression, to enable multilateral negotiation and to foster progress borne of consensus.” Guest blogger, Fred Boltz talks about how we must build awareness, understanding, and demand for resilience among the nation-states who design and direct the official development agenda.

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Creating an intelligent community

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At the recent Intelligent Communities Forum, discussion was all about humanising data and how technology makes a difference to people’s lives.

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A way forward for our ‘Tools and Approaches’ project

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In late June the Resilience Shift project team and grantees on our ‘Tools and Approaches’ project got together for a two-day opportunity framing workshop. Ultimately, we are aiming to connect practitioners, decision makers and other stakeholders with the tools and approaches needed to enhance resilience of critical infrastructure. We want to help them make better decisions on how to ‘do’ resilience and add resilience value in their day jobs.

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Making the case for investment in resilient infrastructure

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Lisa Dickson, Associate Principal and Director of Resilience for the Americas, Arup, writes a guest blog on financing urban infrastructure and how the case for resilience can be made.

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