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Author: Chandler Harris on

Digital Transformation Delays Stall Business Growth

A digital transformation is underway. It is revolutionizing the way companies conduct business through every stage of a customer interaction, as well as every business unit and associated process in an organization. This digital transformation is “the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every […]

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Author: Kristopher Spadea on

The CMO (Not The CIO) Leads Digital Transformation

The concept of digital transformation is not a new one, as technology has been used to augment business functions since the dawn of the computer age. However, these days, digital transformation means different things to different companies, requiring each company to tailor their integration of technology in a way that increases productivity and improves communication […]

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Author: Douglas Erickson on

Stronger Disaster Recovery And Business Continuity Is Just What The Doctor Ordered For Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are and always have been slow to adopt leading edge technology, but thanks to compulsory legislation and regulatory requirements (HIPAA and HITECH, for example,) awareness of disaster recovery strategies is growing. This is no real surprise when you consider the penalties possible for lack of compliance, ranging from fines of millions of dollars […]

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Author: Christian Burns McBeth on

Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Best Practices From The Availability Front Lines

As a Marine I learned the hard way how difficult it is to think straight under pressure. Now I find myself after two decades in the trenches of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) realizing some of the same lessons-learned apply to Information Technology! Since becoming a business technologist in the mid-1990′s, I’ve been ambushed […]

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Author: Sungard AS on

Keeping An Eye On Ebola: 6 Steps To Avoid Pandemic And Panic At Your Company While Maintaining Business Continuity

“Pandemic” and “panic” sound a lot alike. Certainly, the first can trigger the second in next to no time, as the recent outbreak of Ebola has demonstrated. But as a business continuity planning (BCP) professional, you can take healthy steps to avoid both 1. Keep your ear to the ground … and your eye on […]

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