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iluminr - Bring Resilience to Life

iluminr - Bring Resilience to Life

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Bring resilience to life with iluminr. Join us as we explore the power of engagement and gamification to unlock new insights, latest trends and innovations in the world of risk and resilience. Tune in for expert interviews, case studies, and actionable tips to unleash your risk and resilience program potential.

iluminr’s cloud-based platform supercharges engagement in risk awareness and resilience, streamlines preparedness, and empowers agility so teams can thrive through fast-paced change.
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From Setbacks to Comebacks: Personalized Strategies for Organizational Resilience

iluminr - Bring Resilience to LifeSep 28, 2023

From Setbacks to Comebacks: Personalized Strategies for Organizational Resilience

From Setbacks to Comebacks: Personalized Strategies for Organizational Resilience

As a leader, are you focused on the continuity of your business, or its longevity?

In an era defined by constant change and unforeseen challenges, resilience has become an undeniable cornerstone of success for organizations. Organizations whose intent is to bounce back will likely survive the world of today, but those who intend to bounce forward will shape the world of tomorrow.

The driving force of that forward movement comes from an organization’s willingness to learn from past experiences and integrate those lessons. Forward-looking organizations are not only thinking about the resilience of their operations and supply chains, but they are also investing in the resilience of their people. Research demonstrates that resilience training for employees and leaders alike not only increases the well-being of the individual, but contributes greatly to the overall success, productivity, and innovation of the organization. As we explore the intricate relationship between personal and organizational resilience, this webinar will shed light on the transformative power of microsimulations and playbooks in bolstering resilience on both levels.

Join Katie Belfi, Resilience Coach and Consultant, and Paula Fontana, iluminr VP of Global Marketing, for an interactive discussion on actionable strategies that empower individuals, strengthen team cohesion and embed Resilience in your organizational DNA.

Resources shared in the webinar:


  • Paula Fontana – VP, Global Marketing | iluminr
  • Katie Belfi  – Resilience Coach and Consultant

Sep 28, 202351:23
Playing for Change: The Transformative Power of Games

Playing for Change: The Transformative Power of Games

Let’s face it, shaping organizational culture isn’t a walk in the park. Traditional methods often fall short, leaving leaders on the search for fresh, innovative strategies that work.

This discussion dives headfirst into the intriguing world of gaming and simulations. Could they be the keys to unlocking greater organizational resilience?

During the session, we’ll explore:

  • How culture influences resilience, adaptability, performance, and engagement.
  • How wargames and simulations supercharge decision-making in complex scenarios.
  • Real-world success stories from different industries

Catch up on the engaging dialogue and walk away with new insights on how gaming can revolutionize your workplace culture, elevate decision-making, and foster a future-ready organization.

Whether you’re a wargaming pro, a security guru, a business visionary, an HR maverick, or a strategic thinker, this webinar will equip you with valuable strategies to steer your organization confidently into the future.

On the panel:

  • Paula Fontana – VP, Global Marketing | iluminr
  • Marcus Vaughan – Cofounder & Chief Growth Officer | iluminr
  • Lester Chng – Cyber & Crisis Exercise Executive
  • Andrew Owlett – Cyber & Corporate Security Executive
Sep 21, 202351:55
Game On: A Winning Playbook for Risk and Compliance

Game On: A Winning Playbook for Risk and Compliance

Risk-savvy and compliant operations require a strategic approach, effective teamwork, and the ability to navigate challenges with agility.

Watch this webinar to explore how scenario planning, microsimulations, and playbooks can empower organizations to become risk and compliance champions.

The expert panel draws parallels from the world of sports to demonstrate how game-based methodologies and immersive technology can help you tackle obstacles to building more consistent operations, strengthen your risk and compliance game plan, and stay ahead of vulnerabilities.

Get ready to elevate your Risk and Compliance program to new heights and score a decisive victory in the realm of regulatory adherence.

Key topics covered:

  • Building Your Risk and Compliance Strategy: Learn how to develop a comprehensive risk and compliance game plan by leveraging scenario testing, microsimulations, and playbooks.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Discover the importance of effective collaboration between different departments and stakeholders to ensure a unified approach toward managing risk and compliance.
  • Adapting to Changing Rules: Explore how scenario testing enables you to anticipate and respond to evolving regulatory landscapes.
  • Simulating Real-World Scenarios: Understand the power of microsimulations in replicating complex threats and compliance scenarios, allowing you to practice and refine your responses.
  • Creating Playbooks for Response: Learn how to develop playbooks that provide clear guidelines and predefined actions to enhance decision-making during fast-moving and novel threats, as well as compliance challenges.
  • Enhancing a Risk-Aware and Compliance Culture: Discover strategies to foster a risk-savvy and connected culture within your organization, where context becomes second nature to every employee.

On the panel:

  • Paula Fontana – VP, Global Marketing | iluminr
  • James Green – Cofounder | Illuminate Advisory
  • Andrea Eklund – SVP Chief Compliance Officer | UnityPoint Health
Aug 01, 202355:01
Marketing Resilience: Effective Strategies for Bringing Your Program to Life

Marketing Resilience: Effective Strategies for Bringing Your Program to Life

Organizational resilience has become a critical focus for businesses as they navigate the complexities and uncertainties of the modern business landscape. Resilience programs, designed to enhance the ability of organizations to adapt, recover, and thrive in the face of disruptions, are key components of a robust resilience strategy. However, to ensure the success of such programs, effective marketing and promotion are essential to drive awareness, engagement, and participation from employees at all levels.

In this dynamic and practical webinar, the panel explored strategies for marketing organizational resilience to maximize its impact and foster a resilient culture within your organization. Our experienced speakers shared insights, best practices, and real-world examples to help you create a compelling and results-driven marketing plan for your resilience initiatives.

Key topics covered include:

  • The importance of marketing for organizational resilience programs: Understanding why marketing is crucial for understanding your audience, creating awareness, generating buy-in, and fostering engagement among employees and stakeholders for your resilience initiatives.
  • Developing a comprehensive marketing plan: Creating a strategic marketing plan for your organizational resilience program, including defining objectives, mapping target audiences, selecting appropriate communication channels, and crafting compelling messages that resonate with internal and external teams’ archetypes.
  • Leveraging different marketing channels: Exploring various marketing channels, such as internal communications, corporate intranet, newsletters, leadership messaging, and town hall meetings, to effectively promote your organizational resilience program and engage employees at different touchpoints.
  • Creating engaging and impactful marketing content: Tips for creating engaging and impactful marketing content, such as case studies, success stories, testimonials, and multimedia presentations, that highlight the benefits and relevance of your resilience program to employees and stakeholders.
  • Measuring the success of your marketing efforts: Strategies for measuring the success of your marketing initiatives, including tracking key performance indicators (KPIs), conducting surveys, and gathering feedback, to evaluate the effectiveness of your resilience program marketing and make data-driven improvements.
  • Case studies of successful organizational resilience program marketing: Real-world examples of organizations that have successfully marketed their resilience programs, showcasing innovative and effective marketing strategies that have resulted in increased awareness, participation, and adoption of resilience initiatives across the organization.

Watch this informative webinar to learn effective strategies for marketing your organizational resilience program and driving engagement and participation among employees and stakeholders. Discover how to create a compelling marketing plan that elevates the visibility and impact of your resilience initiatives, and empowers your organization to thrive in the face of challenges.

Jun 15, 202356:47
The Big Resilience Reset: Cyber Security SOS

The Big Resilience Reset: Cyber Security SOS

Do you feel like your team has the attention span of a fruit fly in a farmer’s market?
Are you constantly being diverted to chase after your organization’s latest favorite cyber technology buzzword?
Are you struggling to explain why your cyber risk and resilience team is not jumping on the cyber blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), or artificial intelligence (AI) bandwagon?

If so, your team may be suffering from Shiny Object Syndrome (SOS), or one of its stealthy variants:

  • The Wild Goose Chase
  • The Shadow of Uncertainty
  • The Ship Without a Compass
  • The Game of Whackamole
  • The Spinning Hamster Wheel

From the chaos of constant research and analysis of new ideas to the unending uncertainty it introduces into the organization, Shiny Object Syndrome can hinder progress and affect your team’s resilient stance.

In this webinar, we will explore the concept of Shiny Object Syndrome and its detrimental impact on cyber resilience. You will learn how to prioritize the things that matter for your organization’s cyber success, including:

  • Understanding what’s most important for a robust cyber resilience program.
  • Applying practical strategies for keeping your organization focused on the fundamentals.
  • Implementing proven approaches to building cyber resilience muscle.


  • Marcus Vaughan | Co-Founder & Chief Growth Officer @iluminr
  • Karla Reffold | COO @Orpheus Cyber
  • Cathy Miron | President & CEO @eSilo
  • James Green | Co-Founder @Illuminate Advisory

May 23, 202353:40
Resilience by Design: Embedding Learning for Success

Resilience by Design: Embedding Learning for Success

In today’s ever-changing business landscape, building resilience has become crucial for organizational success. In this webinar, Sidney Weinstein, Mike Geier, and Leon Israel share proven strategies for implementing resilience through gamification and immersive learning. They provide practical techniques that help you align resilience with business objectives and risk tolerance.

The webinar covered key topics such as driving engagement through social nudging and scoreboards, communicating learnings through storytelling, leveraging surveys and feedback loops for risk intelligence, and establishing agility habits through bite-sized microsimulations


  • Leon Israel | Director of Operations, iluminr
  • Sidney Weinstein | Senior Manager, Resiliency, BDO
  • Mike Geier | Director, Forensic Data Analytics, BDO
May 16, 202349:11
Beyond the One Size Fits All: Decoding the Archetypes of Resilience for organizational Transformation

Beyond the One Size Fits All: Decoding the Archetypes of Resilience for organizational Transformation

So what makes an organization resilient?

While there is not one answer, archetypes can help us understand the differences in how we define resiliency, our desired state versus our current disposition, and how we can work with the grain of culture as opposed to against it when building our resilience muscle.

This thought-provoking roundtable discussion on Resilience Archetypes brings together a diverse group of researchers, practitioners, and leaders to explore perspectives on the different patterns of behavior, attitudes, and beliefs that enable individuals, organizations, and ecosystems to thrive in the face of adversity.

Through a combination of presentations, panel discussion, and interactive dialogue, you will gain a deeper understanding of the different resilience archetypes and how they can be applied in practice. You will also have the opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals and engage in meaningful conversations about building resilience in your organization.

Apr 27, 202301:12:55