The Failover Plan Podcast

Ep.02- Adaptive BC (Part 1): How did we get here? | Dr David Lindstedt & Mark Armour

July 6, 2020

Episode Summary:

Shane interviews business continuity industry disruptors- Dr. David Lindstedt and Mark Armour- authors of "Adaptive Business Continuity: A New Approach" and creators of the Adaptive Business Continuity movement which started in 2015. In this episode, we discuss not only how they started to formulate their perspective, but also learned about the lessons they learned while changing the way many looked at Business Continuity processes. This is Part 1 of a 2 part series on the topic. 

Guest Bios:

Dr. David Lindstedt is a speaker, author, and champion for business continuity. He co-founded Adaptive BCP and authored Adaptive Business Continuity: A New Approach. He is the founder of Adaptive BC Solutions ( and creator of three BC software systems. He consults, teaches, and advises on project management and business continuity.

Mark Armour is a business continuity leader with over 17 years of experience in the field. In that time, Mark has lead several global BC programs and has been directly involved in the response and recovery of well over a hundred separate operational disruptions, none of which were his fault. Mark is the co-author of the Adaptive Business Continuity Manifesto and Adaptive Business Continuity: A New Approach. He is currently the Global Director of Business Continuity at Brink’s, Incorporated, the worldwide leader in cash management solutions and secure logistics. 

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