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Five Lessons for Resilience

Resilience is commonly understood as the capacity to endure shocks and stresses. But for Lisa Dickson, Arup’s resilience leader for the Americas, this definition is too limiting. Jeff Byles talks with her about five key lessons on resilience.
December 15, 2016, 12pm PST | ArupAmericas
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You can’t predict future risk based on past events. The world is changing rapidly on many fronts, and it can be difficult to modify standard design and engineering criteria to reflect this. Heavily influenced by past events, our current data sometimes includes outdated reference points that may not adequately account for current threats like digital security gaps, supply chain vulnerabilities, and climate change, let alone emerging disruptors like the Internet of Things and financial technology. If we can no longer always rely on yesterday’s data, neither should we rely on yesterday’s solutions.

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Published on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Doggerel
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