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Author: Tracey (Forbes) Rice on

Ever Try To Turn Your Business Continuity Management Program On Its Head?

We do a business impact analysis. We identify risks. We put in place a business continuity management program. Presto chango, we achieve comprehensive business resiliency. To put it baldly, “Yeah. Right.” That may have been true in the days when the risks we contended with were statistically predictable, quantifiable, and insurable. Things like fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, […]

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Author: Tracey (Forbes) Rice on

The Resilient 4’s Business Continuity: Don’t Just Prevent Chaos – Thrive In The Midst Of It

Ever find yourself in the middle of a total catastrophe? Despite all your best laid plans, the most advanced technology, all your past experience … everything that could go wrong, has gone wrong? This, my friends, is chaos. And if you are engaged in business continuity (BC) planning, it is not to be feared, but […]

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Author: Charles Iannuzzelli on

Avoid Getting Bitten In the Budget By These Information Technology (IT) Risk Management Issues

We all know what an ideal budget looks like: every factor is neatly categorized as its own line item, strategic initiatives are fully funded, all the numbers balance, and nothing ever changes throughout the fiscal year. When it comes to budgeting for Information Technology (IT) risk management, every possible issue has been identified and provided […]

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Author: Sungard AS on

Elevating Business Continuity To The Next Level: Sungard AS Takes Center Stage At DRJ Spring World 2015

   A few more days till the Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) Spring World 2015! I am looking forward to a great conference and, of course, connecting with our clients – both old and new. This year’s conference theme “Elevating Business Continuity to the Next Level” is apt and timely. Our community is pushing us and […]

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Author: Kristopher Spadea on

Business Transformation Process Starts With Serious Spring Cleaning

Ever engage in a serious spring cleaning? Nothing is overlooked! Every closet is opened, every drawer tidied, every crevice vacuumed. When it comes to business transformation processes, have you overlooked the importance of spring cleaning? Many companies underestimate the importance of spring cleaning, failing to take a close look at what is out of order, […]

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Author: Christian Burns McBeth on

4 Secrets For Picking The Best Business Continuity Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Solution For Your Business

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) solutions are many and varied. Which one is right for your company? Your Board of Directors is demanding a complete BC/DR program, your CEO wants it done yesterday, service providers are promoting their services and calling on you all hours of the day, your different lines of business only […]

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Author: Kristopher Spadea on

Not Ready For Six Sigma? Try These 3 Steps First For Successful Business Transformation

Six Sigma may seem excessive, yet you know you need to determine a new business transformation process to meet the demands of a digital marketplace and better respond to the the rapidly changing needs of customers today Before you dive in, consider a simple analogy. Have you ever opened up the package of a seemingly […]

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Author: Thornton May on

5 Reasons The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Matters More Than Ever

The fact that some Chief Information Officers (CIO) are poor executives has been misinterpreted to mean that the entire genus is suspect. It is true that ongoing longitudinal research associated with the CIO Solutions Gallery Program hosted by the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University indicates that 61% of CIOs in the Global […]

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