We don’t have to think too hard to compile a list of companies that have failed in recent weeks and months. Think of the smartphone manufacturers that took the lead with touch-screen technology, apps and big, bold interfaces. They have reaped the benefits at the expense of those who stuck with tried-and-tested formulas until it was too late.
True enterprise resilience is about having the ability and agility to survive, proactively adapt and evolve over a sustained period of time, not just in response to a crisis. Enterprise resilience isn’t just about surviving in the present, it’s about having the foresight, capability and agility to adapt and evolve; to identify and take advantage of opportunities as well as address challenges; to thrive as well as survive.