What is the Business Continuity Information Network?

Studies have shown that businesses risk failure if they are unable to reopen quickly after a disaster. To reduce these risks and improve communications within the business community, Florida International University (FIU) has developed the Business Continuity Information Network (BCIN, pronounced “bee-kin”) a web-based service where local businesses, county emergency management, and organizations that assist … Continue reading “What is the Business Continuity Information Network?”

BCIN Involves In Recent Important Exercises With The Community

May/12/2011 In the county of West Palm Beach exercise, we demonstrate the system to WPB Dept. of Emergency Management and companies. July/29/2010 In Miami-Dade company exercises, over 50 company attendees are operating our systems for a training exercise. Evaluation is conducted during the exercise and the feedback is good. May/10/2010 In Miami-Dade Dept. of Emergency … Continue reading “BCIN Involves In Recent Important Exercises With The Community”

Business Continuity Information Network briefing

Business Continuity Information Network Briefing took place in Houston, TX and was hosted by Harris County Emergency Management and FEMA’s Private Sector Office. The meeting was attended by local business community and government agencies including Chevron, Home Depot, Valero, HEB, Entergy, Hotel and Lodging Assoc., City of Houston, and many others. It provides a unique and first-of-its-kind … Continue reading “Business Continuity Information Network briefing”

High Impact Problem-Driven Innovation and Research

Business Continuity Information Network”, The Twelfth IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications SEA 2008, Nov. 16-18th, 2008. Yi Deng’s Keynote.

Miami Herald Feature

“Storm Warning” (Part 1, Part 2) discusses the motivation and approach for the Business Continuity Information Network (BCIN) system. BCIN is being developed by the School of Computer and Information Sciences at FIU to provide small and medium businesses with the information they need to recover quickly from a storm. “Business owners need to know … Continue reading “Miami Herald Feature”