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Linus Revive News

March 2016

Linus Revive has been shortlisted for the CIR Business Continuity Awards 2016. The Awards will be presented in London in June.

November 2015

Linus Revive was judged BCI Global Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product) at the BCI Global Awards in London.

November 2015 Linus was inducted into the BCI Hall of Fame in London.
November 2015 Saul Midler presented "How do you respond to a Cyber Attack" in Sydney.
September 2015 Saul Midler presented "How do you respond if the hackers attack?" at the BCMIE Meeting in Adelaide.
September 2015

Linus has been invited to join the BCI Hall of Fame. The BCI Hall of Fame recognises those individuals or organizations who have excelled within the global Business Continuity community.

Linus will be inducted into the BCI Hall of Fame at the BCI Global Awards Gala Dinner on 10 November in London.
August 2015 Linus has won the 2015 BCI Australasian Award for Continuity and Resilience Provider of the Year (Product/Service). Linus was also short-listed in the category of Continuity and Resilience Innovation.

August 2015 The second annual Linus Chairman's Breakfast was held in Melbourne. The BCI Chairman, David James-Brown, spoke about the BCI and Trends in Business Continuity.
June 2015 Linus ran one-day intensive BIA Workshops in Melbourne and Brisbane.
May 2015 Saul Midler presented "Right-sizing your BCM capability" at the RMIA Victorian Chapter's Risk Odyssey.
May 2015 Saul Midler presented "A Practical Approach to BCM in Health" at the Victorian Hospitals Emergency Management Meeting.

May 2015 Saul Midler presented a one-day intensive BIA Workshop in Sydney.
May 2015 Linus Revive exhibited at the BCI Summit in Sydney.
March 2015 bcaw

The Linus 2015 BCAW Seminar was held on Tuesday 17th March 2015 in Melbourne.

This year BCAW focussed on Exercising BC Plans.

Speakers included:

  • Andrew Douglas - Manager, Business Continuity at QBE Australia
  • Peter Doyle - Emergency Management Coordinator at Melton City Council
  • Michael Hayes - Head of Group Business Continuity and Crisis Management at ANZ Bank 
  • Jason Brown - National Security Director at Thales Australia & New Zealand

The Linus BCAW Seminar was also held in Brisbane on Thursday 19th March.

Speakers included:

  • Anna Spicer - Business Continuity Advisor, Resilience at Suncorp Group 
  • Liz Unkles - Emergency, Continuity and Assurance Manager at Mater Health Services
  • Andrew Darby - Business Continuity Manager at QSuper.
October 2014 Linus has won the 2014 BCI Australasian Award for Business Continuity Provider of the Year (BCM Product). Linus was also Highly Commended in the category of Business Continuity Provider of the Year (BCM Service).
October 2014 Linus has been short-listed for the 2014 BCI Global Awards for BCM Product of the Year, Innovation of the Year and BCM Service Provider of the Year.
September 2014 Linus has been short-listed for the 2014 BCI Australasian Awards for Product of the Year and Service Provider of the Year.

July 2014 Saul Midler, CEO of Linus, has become a Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI). Saul is one of only seven FBCI in Australia.

June 2014 Saul Midler has been appointed as Standards Advocate representing the BCI Australasian Chapter.
May 2014 Linus hosted a Webinar on Right-sizing your BC capability.
April 2014 Saul Midler ran a one day BIA Workshop for Continuity Forum in Melbourne
March 2014

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The Linus 2014 BCAW Seminar was held on Tuesday 18th March 2014 in Melbourne.

Speakers included:

  • Saul Midler, Linus - Right-sizing your Business Continuity.
  • Neil Hubbard, Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) - Where's the Plan...?!!
  • Liz Unkles, Mater Health Services - From Emergency Response to integrated Emergency Management
  • Dr Jonathan Bartlett, Olsson Fire & Risk - On the Ground at Ground Zero - A personal reflection of 9/11.

November 2013

Saul Midler, Linus CEO, was awarded Global Business Continuity Consultant of the Year at the BCI Global Awards in London.

October 2013 Saul Midler, Linus CEO, presented "Which Piece of the Resilience Puzzle are you?" at the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) 2013 Conference.
Linus Revive was exhibited in the Conference Exhibition.
October 2013 Linus Revive was shortlisted for the Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Product) Award in the BCI Global Awards.
Linus CEO, Saul Midler was also shortlisted for the Business Continuity Consultant of the Year Award.
September 2013 The Australian Organisation for Quality invited Saul Midler to speak about Quality in BCM and "Which Piece of the Resilience Puzzle Are You?"
August 2013 The BCI New Zealand Chapter invited Saul Midler to speak about the BIA process and Impact categories at their Member Meeting.
July 2013 Saul Midler presented an overview of BCM Software to the New Zealand Federal Government Special Interest Group in Wellington.
June 2013 Linus Revive sponsored the BCI/Continuity Forum Australasian Business Continuity Summit in Sydney.
Saul Midler chaired the second day of proceedings and presented a paper "From BIA to Strategy".
Linus Revive v9 was demonstrated in the exhibition hall.
June 2013

Linus Revive has been awarded the Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Product) Award in the Inaugural BCI Australasian Awards.

Saul Midler, Linus CEO, was awarded the Business Continuity Consultant of the Year Award.

May 2013

Linus Revive was shortlisted for the Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Product) Award in the Inaugural BCI Australasian Awards.

Linus CEO, Saul Midler was also shortlisted for the Business Continuity Consultant of the Year Award.
April 2013 Linus Revive was shortlisted for the Business Continuity Management Planning Software of the Year Award in the 2013 CIR Business Continuity Awards in the UK.
March 2013

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Linus presented the annual Linus Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) Seminar in Melbourne.

 

Speakers included:

  • Saul Midler, Linus - ISO 22313.
  • Jeff Gibbons, Karingal - The Risks you can see and the ones you can't.
  • Jacinthe Galpin, Department of Justice (Vic) - Testing, Testing 1.2.3.
  • Jason McCullough, CUA - Keeping Pace and Adding Value.
March 2013 Saul Midler presented an overview of BCM Software to the Federal Government BCM Practitioners Network in Canberra.
November 2012 Continuity Forum held their NZ Conference in Wellington, NZ. Saul Midler presented "Elastic Plans".
November 2012 Saul Midler presented a BIA Workshop for Continuity Forum in Brisbane.
November 2012

 

Linus Revive has been awarded BCM Provider of the Year (Product) at the 2012 BCI Asia Business Continuity Awards

October 2012 "How the Business Impact Analysis defines your Business Continuity Plans" was discussed at the Continuity Forum Round Table facilitated by Saul Midler in Sydney.
September 2012 Saul Midler presented "Communicating with Top Management" at the Canberra Continuity Forum Member Meeting and presented the BIA Workshop to 9 attendees.
June 2012 Linus Revive sponsored the Joint BCI/Continuity Forum Australasian Business Continuity Summit in Sydney. Linus Revive v8.3 was exhibited at the Summit.
June 2012 Saul Midler was asked to write and present a BIA Workshop for Continuity Forum at the joint BCI/Continuity Forum Australasian Business Continuity Summit in Sydney.
March 2012

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Linus presented the annual Linus Business Continuity Awareness Week (BCAW) Seminar in Melbourne.

Speakers included:

  • Saul Midler, Linus - Elastic Plans.
  • Geoff Barby, Citipower/Powercor - A Powerful Journey
  • Peter Budd, Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (Triple Zero - 000) - BCM at ESTA
  • Cheryl Johnston, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank - Time to Prepare your Response.

March 2012 Saul Midler was invited to present "Business Continuity is bigger than backups" at the Gippsland Regional Executive Forum in Traralgon, Victoria.
February 2012 Saul Midler was invited to speak about Continuity in Business at the Graphic Arts Services Association of Australia Spotlight Sessions, supported by Enterprise Connect.
October 2011

 

Linus Revive has been awarded BCM Provider of the Year (Product) at the 2011 BCI Asia Business Continuity Awards.

October 2011

Linus hosted the Revive User Group (RUG) Meeting to launch Linus Revive Version 8.3.

Presentations included:

  • Lost in Translation (Methodology is your Friend) - Saul Midler
  • Movement towards the Cloud: The case for and against. Top tips for Legal Compliance - Dudley Kneller, Middletons
  • Programme Management Refresher - Saul Midler

August 2011

Australian Department of Human Services, including Centrelink and Medicare, has selected Linus Revive to be implemented to over 1000 users across Australia.

Read the itnews.com.au article.

June 2011 Linus sponsored the Australasian Business Continuity Summit in Sydney.
Saul Midler spoke about ISO22301 and was a Panellist for a discussion on “The Future of BCM”.
May 2011

 

 

April 2011 cir



Linus Revive has been shortlisted for the CIR Business Continuity Awards in the Business Continuity Planning Software of the Year category for the second year in a row.
March 2011

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Linus Revive sponsored a Seminar for Business Continuity Awareness Week at Karstens at CQ.

Speakers included:

  • Saul Midler, Linus - Draft International BC Standard ISO22301 Societal Security – Preparedness and Continuity Management
  • Damien Adams, Bureau of Meteorology - What’s With the Weather? The challenges of keeping weather forecasts on the air.
  • Tim Ayling, Platform46 - It’s all about Communication! The challenges of communicating in a crisis.
  • Lisa Purchase, Department of Justice - Community Recovery – a personal account of recovery from the Queensland devastations.

March 2011 Saul Midler presented at the Planet One Technologies BCM Seminar in Nairobi, Kenya.
March 2011

EARTech Information Technology, Saudi Arabia, joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.
EARTech operate in countries throughout the Middle East, including Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

November 2010 brightsolid online technology, UK, joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.


November 2010 Saul Midler presented "Elastic Plans" at the Business Continuity Management Information Exchange (BCMIE) Meeting in Adelaide, SA.

November 2010 Saul Midler facilitated the Continuity Forum Round Table Discussion Meeting on AS/NZS 5050.

October 2010

Linus hosted the Revive User Group (RUG) Meeting to launch Linus Revive Version 8.2.

Presentations included:

  • Vox Populi AS/NZS5050 - Saul Midler
  • Corporate Communications and the Media - Alex First, First Communications
  • Enhancing the Department of Transport BCM Program - Ben Lester, Dept of Transport (Vic).

October 2010

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Linus won the Business3000 Innovation Series for 2010 Award for Exporter of the Year for its Partner program to export Linus Revive world-wide.

September 2010 LSA Consultants Pte Ltd, Singapore, joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.
September 2010 Saul Midler presented "Elastic Plans" at the Continuity Forum Conference and Expo in Melbourne.
August 2010 Chris Bakowski attended ITACC2010, Fiji's premier ICT event, presented by our Partner, VT Solutions.
August 2010 Saul Midler presented "Which Piece of the Resilience Puzzle Are You?" at the Continuity Forum Sydney Members Meeting.
July 2010 Saul Midler presented "Elastic Plans" at the Continuity Forum Advanced BCM Seminar in Sydney.
July 2010 Saul Midler presented "Which Piece of the Resilience Puzzle Are You?" at the Continuity Forum Brisbane Members Meeting.
July 2010 "The 7 Deadly BCM Sins" was published in the July 2010 edition of Continuity Forum News.
June 2010 APCCOR Pte Ltd in Singapore and China joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.
April 2010

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Linus Revive is named as a finalist for the CIR Business Continuity Awards in the Business Continuity Management Planning Software of the Year category.            

March 2010 It is with much sorrow that we note the passing of our Canadian Partner, Dave Pekary, the Principal of DVP Consulting. We will miss Dave's enthusiasm and sharp wit as well as his invaluable contribution to Linus.

March 2010

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Linus Revive sponsored a Seminar for Business Continuity Awareness Week at Karstens at CQ.

Speakers included:

  • Brendan Stagg from Medibank Private - the importance of communication and staff involvement in implementing a BC Program
  • Nick Daicos from Land Victoria, Department of Sustainability and Environment - how Land Victoria dealt with two operational disruptions in 18 months (fire and flood)
  • Saul Midler - the difference between Risk Management, Emergency Management and Business Continuity.

March 2010

Saul Midler was the Guest Speaker at a Business Continuity Management Briefing hosted by BDO entitled "Why BCM is Bigger Than Backups."

January 2010 business 3000 nominationLinus has been nominated for a Business3000 award.
Business3000 aims to promote business success and excellence in Melbourne by recognising the achievements and innovations of Melbourne businesses.

December 2009

Imperative Planning in Illinois, USA joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.


December 2009

Infinite Technologies in Nigeria, Africa joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.


October 2009

Saul Midler presented "Know Your Boundaries" at the inaugural World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) Australia Summit in Sydney. Linus was also an Exhibitor at the accompanying exhibition.

October 2009

Linus was an exhibitor at the Continuity Forum BCM Expo in Sydney and Saul Midler was an Expert Panel Member for a discussion on H1N1 Pandemic.

July 2009 Business Continuity Professionals in Puerto Rico joined the Linus Revive Partner Network.

May 2009

Saul Midler spoke on BCM Lifecycle Management and Critical Time Analysis at the All Finance Forum.

April 2009

Planet One Technologies in Kenya, Africa joined the Linus Revive Partner Network

March 2009

Linus Revive sponsored a Seminar for Business Continuity Awareness Week at the Belgian Beer Cafe.

Speakers included:

  • Jeannie Sim from Department of Transport - the importance of Corporate Governance and management buy-in
  • Igor Micich from Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority - Exercising
  • Garth Stewart from The Cancer Council - the challenges of BC in non-profit organisations.

November 2008

China is emerging as key player in Business Continuity Mangement.
Saul Midler presented at the recent industry conference organised by the China BCM committee conference in Beijing and provided key insights into emerging Business Continuity Management trends.

October 2008

Linus showcases Revive at the ANZA Technology Network* Gateway to the US Summit.

April 2008

Gartner North America lists Linus Revive as one of 10 end-to-end BCMS software products on the market to consider. Gartner Report ID: G0015140


* About ANZA Technology Network
ANZA Technology Network is the leading independent organization connecting the Australian, New Zealand and US Technology and BIO Technology sectors. Through its Gateway and Fast Track to the US program ANZA has assisted hundreds of Australian and New Zealand companies as they enter the US market - more than any other non-government organization. For more information: www.anzatechnet.com
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