"Resilience means bouncing forward not back"

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Prof Dimitrios Pezaros

From New Scientist Opinion section, 18 November 2015:

"Resilience is often taken to mean “bouncing back”. That is, of course, fervently to be hoped for when it comes to individuals [...]

But when it comes to essential infrastructure, bouncing back is not enough. At a recent resilience event, the talk was of “bouncing forward” – not just rebuilding the status quo, but future-proofing at the same time. For example, we might formalise the ad hoc use of social media to offer succour."

Read the full article here.