Gulf of Mexico Alliance


Gulf of Mexico Alliance Coastal Community Resilience Meeting Jan. 6th-8th, 2009 Apalachicola, FL. Invited speaker "Business Continuity Information Network". The mission of GOMA is to "Coordinate and enhance efforts of local, state, federal, business, and non-profit partners to assist coastal communities and ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico region in becoming more resilient in structure and function". Participating Governor Offices and state agencies from Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida.

NPR Marketplace Feature


"Connecting through the eye of a storm" describes the Business Continuity Information Network (BCIN) project and the needs of the communities it is serving. BCIN was piloted by 100 South Florida businesses in the 2008 hurricane season. This "clearinghouse of information" allows businesses to obtain answers to critical questions, allowing them to make decisions about how and when they can resume operations.

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.

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