Ensuring business continuity during challenging times

Gordon B. Johnson

Transcript Tim Buckley: Greg, one particular of the issues that we have been getting from our shoppers is what are we performing all around company continuity? What ways have we taken to make certain that irrespective of how extended the coronavirus goes on regards to how critical it gets that […]

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Tim Buckley: Greg, one particular of the issues that we have been getting from our shoppers is what are we performing all around company continuity? What ways have we taken to make certain that irrespective of how extended the coronavirus goes on regards to how critical it gets that we can keep on to hold the operations likely? And now to our viewers out there, if you search behind me, what you’re wanting at is one particular of our trading flooring. Generally you’d see it densely populated. That does not necessarily mean that individuals aren’t operating out there when you just see individuals, every other desk or every third desk. It indicates that we have distanced them thoroughly, and I need to by the way mentioned that you will see a Greg and I are sitting aside listed here. We’re attempting to practice social distancing and every little thing that we do. Over and above, social distancing, what are you men performing? What ways have you taken to make certain this operation proceeds? How have you dispersed your staff?

Greg Davis: So it starts off really with the fact that hey, it is a global operation so we have trading locations in the US, trading locations in the Uk as very well as Melbourne, Australia. And in addition to people global trading locations, we also have contingency web-sites that we’re leveraging proper now in each one particular of people locations. So we have our staff break up up involving our main hubs and people contingency web-sites, and we have even organized for the fact that if we will need to, our individuals could trade from residence. So we have put in the engineering, we have analyzed the technique, so we could have company as usual, even in a critical event.

Tim: And trading from residence is not a little something you are likely to leap to. I necessarily mean you men adore the collaboration that happens on the floor even when individuals are unfold out. It is just significantly a lot easier to come about there. That claimed, if we have to go there, we unquestionably completely ready to do it.

Greg: Unquestionably.

Tim: Protection is likely to be the very same unquestionably regardless of whether if someone’s at residence as it is likely to be the very same if we’re trading from residence, as if you’re trading from listed here.

Greg: Unquestionably.

Tim: Now, I need to mention Greg that the rest of Vanguard’s operations, regardless of whether they are speaking to an associate at Vanguard, whatever space of Vanguard is supporting the consumer, people spots have been dispersed far too. That we have taken ways to go associates aside. Moving involving distinct properties. Persons are operating from residence. They are dispersed involving our web-sites as very well so. We’re getting the ways to make certain that we keep on company as usual listed here or as close to as usual as doable

Greg: Unquestionably.

 

 

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