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COVID-19 – Has your organization completed a post-incident report?

Since no one knows when the COVID-19 situation will end, starting your post-incident review process now is recommended. Post-incident reports help build stronger, more versatile, discussion-oriented teams and promote best practice. We have put together a best practice leaflet on post-Covid-19 review process.

Best Practice – Issue 5

Premier Continuum supports essential services and activities as defined by the government

We will maintain our activities, accordingly, taking into account public health guidelines. You can contact us by email, by phone or by accessing the customer portal directly for any request related to ParaSolution.

3/25/2020 - COVID-19 Notice


Premier Continuum Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Program Solutions, Worldwide for its ParaSolution Software.

Premier Continuum Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management Program Solutions, Worldwide for its ParaSolution Software.  Innovative since its inception, ever evolving and fueled by 22 years of consulting, hands-on experience and BCM training leadership, ParaSolution has made Premier Continuum a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for BCMP Solutions, Worldwide. 

“To us, being recognized as a Leader by Gartner is a testimony to the relevancy and completeness of ParaSolution,” stated Isabelle Primeau, Founder and President at Premier Continuum. 

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Our Latest Events

BCI Education Month 2020

In these times of uncertainty, businesses need the right Business Continuity tools, strategies, and information to strengthen organizational resilience and avoid downtime. Premier Continuum teamed up with Media Planet and the National Post to educate Canadians businesses on tools and strategies to remain resilient. Read the BCM special interactive issue here: or download the booklet.

BCI World 2020

BCI World 2020 will be running virtually this November for an affordable price. You are invited to visit our virtual booth where we will be promoting our software as well as our training offering.

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ACP Webinar - Being a Leader

In light of Covid-19, Premier Continuum Executive Vice-President Marie-Hélène Primeau will talk about the greater importance for business continuity practitioners to maintain or enhance their leadership role in increasing the organization’s resilience and adapt the BCMP. Key takeaways from this webinar include how to best use The BCI Good Practice Guidelines, the great evolution of Business Continuity: from mandatory expense to strategic investment, the various sources of leadership.

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Continuity Insights NYC

On October 19th, the 9th Annual Continuity Insights New York Conference originally will transition to a virtual experience for this year. The event will offer a flexible schedule, with some notable sessions presented live, as well as many recorded sessions. Premier Continuum will be virtually there.

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CRT Conference

CRT Conference is going virtual on October 07-08. Executive Vice President, Marie-Hélène Primeau, is co-chairing the conference, as the BCI Canada Chapter President. Premier Continuum will be on the agenda as well as sponsoring the event to showcase our award-winning web-based automation tool ParaSolution. Marie-Hélène will be giving a workshop on how to conduct dynamic virtual tabletop exercises. Isabelle Primeau, President, will be speaking on tools and metrics to invoke plans. For this conference, we also have discount codes.

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DRJ Fall

DRJ Fall Virtual Conference just finished but you can still view recorded sessions. As a sponsor, we have complimentary passes. If you are interested, let us know as soon as possible as quantities are limited.

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Webinar: ISO 22301 and its Suite of Standards to Evaluate BCP Performance

Despite the utmost importance of having a working BCM program in place, there is yet no consensus among BCM practitioners on which metrics to use to evaluate program performance and how to implement them successfully and in a cost-effective way. During this session, our Premier Continuum Executive Vice-President Marie-Hélène Primeau, in collaboration with Continuity Insights, will provide an overview of the standards that can be used as the foundation of an efficient business continuity program evaluation approach. It will offer insight into the planning phase meant to lead to stronger execution and results and it will also present a roadmap on how to implement standard-based metrics.

National Post Special Issue on Business Continuity

BCI education Month is the annual campaign that promotes education and training opportunities for business continuity and resilience professionals across the globe. It brings a variety of educational resources including free webinars, research material, blogs and news articles as well as exclusive offers on training courses and materials. The material will remain available for 6 months after the conference.

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Webinar: Being a Leader in the Organization's Resilience in the Light of COVID-19

Our Premier Continuum Executive Vice-President Marie-Hélène Primeau, in collaboration with the Disaster Recovery Journal Expert, recently delivered a webinar highlighting how important it is, in the light of Covid-19, that business continuity practitioners maintain a leadership role in increasing the organization’s resilience and adapt the BCMP. Key take-aways from this webinar include how to best use The BCI Good Practice Guidelines, how to drive return on investment; the great evolution of Business Continuity: from mandatory expense to strategic investment.

Others News and Events

A look at how workplaces can prepare for possible coronavirus outbreak

Marie-Helene Primeau of the Montreal-based risk management company Premier Continuum says she’s spent recent days fielding questions from several firms seeking guidance on what to do if the rapidly spreading illness that originated in China threatens the health of employees and customers. “Everyone’s looking at their state of readiness,” says Primeau, whose company provides training and advice to a range of firms including banks, insurance companies, government agencies and those in manufacturing. “They’re actively revisiting the plans, but they’re not necessarily stockpiling masks.”

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The Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE) Gets a New National Sponsor: Premier Continuum.

PCI announces a partnership to promote Business Continuity across Canadian Organizations. PCI values this new sponsorship and looks forward to continuing its involvement in DRIE events. The partnership is off to a strong start, with Isabelle Primeau scheduled to give a presentation on how AI helps crisis management teams make better decisions on December 10, 2019, in Toronto.

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Premier Continuum and ParaSolution announce a sponsorship supporting the ACP to promote the Business Continuity community and foster connection among its practitioners. 

We are pleased to become a sponsor of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP), a world’s premier association of resiliency professionals, nurturing its mission of shaping and supporting the global community of resilience practitioners. 

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Marie-Hélène Primeau will attend to BCI Volunteer Meeting, BCI World Conference and BCI Global Awards.

On November 2 to 5, Marie-Hélène Primeau,  Executive Vice President of Premier Continuum and President of BCI Canada Chapter, will be spending the week in London to attend all BCI events of this week. First, on November 2-3, she will participate to BCI Volunteer Meeting. Then, she will be a speaker of the BCI World Conference on November 5, presenting session : Being a leader in the organization's resilience. Finally, she will support her peers at the final Gala Dinner on November 6th. 

Premier Continuum attends at Continuity Insights in New York City.

On October 21st, Premier Continuum was present for this 8th annual Continuity Insights New York Conference. Philippe Tassé, our senior-consultant, presented a 60-minute presentation under the theme : How Using Your Business Continuity Plans (BCP) for Smaller Incidents Increases Your Organization’s Resilience and Return on Investment (ROI).  Those events attract more than 225 business continuity professionals for a full day of educational programming, networking, lively discussion, and an exhibit hall featuring the latest in resilience solutions and technologies. 

Premier Continuum participates in a special interview for the CIR Magazine.

The CIR Magazine (Continuity Insurance & Risk) has become an essential reading for risk management, commercial insurance and business continuity professionals. CIR's portfolio comprises multi-channel campaigns through the magazine, website and video, the Business Continuity Awards, the Risk Management Awards, the National Insurance Awards, roundtables and research. In this edition, find Marie-Hélène Primeau & our client Elaine Comeau from la Banque Nationale in Quebec sharing a market analysis. 

Consult the PCI Booklet from the CIR Magazine September/October 2019

Isabelle Primeau presents Monitoring Social Media Sentiments to Better Manage your Communications

Explore the Education Month webinar programme to attend and provide an excellent opportunity to improve your knowledge wherever you are and put your questions to industry experts.

Isabelle and Marie-Hélène Primeau jointly won a 2016 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing the country’s leading female entrepreneurs. The program is an initiative of Women of Influence, an award-winning organization dedicated to advancing Canadian women. Out of 5,500 nominees, 18 Finalists from coast to coast were selected to represent 6 Award Categories. The ADP Micro-Business award is dedicated to female entrepreneurs that are owning and operating small businesses demonstrating a successful growth rate. Isabelle and Marie-Hélène Primeau, representing the East region, won this category.

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September 2018 - Premier Continuum will be exhibiting at the DRJ FALL 2018, Reimagining Business Resiliency. Come and visit us at our booth #803, on September 23 to 25. Discover DRJ

October, 2018 -  Be more resilient by Using your BCP for Smaller Incidents with Marie-Helene Primeau. She will talk about how using Business Continuity Plans for smaller incidents and interruptions increases the resilience of organization and the return on investment. Listen Live!

March 2018 - Premier Continuum is at the DRJ Spring World Conference. Come and visit us!

February 2018 - Marie-Hélène Primeau presented the new 2018 Good Practice Guidelines from the BCI in a BrightTALK webinar. 

February 2018 - Premier Continuum is pleased to announce its participation at DRI2018 Conference in Nashville. Come and see us at our booth, #107.

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