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Think Your Business Continuity Plan Is Complete?

Your business continuity team has brought you the company’s new, improved, revised, or updated business continuity (BC) plans. Nice plans – comprehensive, lots of information about assignments, call trees, contact lists, etc. and they’re all up-to-date. Your staff assures you that they have addressed all of the priorities and requirements defined from your business impact […]

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Sungard Availability Services Named A “Leader” In Gartner Magic Quadrant for its Assurance Continuity Manager!

Customer responsiveness: those two words capture the Assurance Continuity Manager’s journey since its inception last year. The team I get to work and play with – product management, sales support, professional services, sales, and consulting – all embodies the spirit of customer engagement. You spoke. We listened. We at Sungard Availability Services are pleased to […]

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Are Working Moms The “Mother” Of BC/DR?

Working moms spend every waking minute striving to keep their family life and work responsibilities—sometimes simultaneously—up and running. They run their lives based on contingency plans for the “what-if” scenarios and recovery plans from the inevitable everyday disasters, all with the goal of minimal impact to home and workplace operations. If you’re out there earning […]

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Clutter, Chaos, and Confusion…Oh, My! How to De-junk Your Business Continuity Plan

By Kelley Pidhirsky You bring on a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) application. It improves efficiency beautifully and becomes a critical part of your daily operations. Wonderful! Did you remember to put it into your business continuity (BC) plan? No? Oops. You have made your BC plan a master repository of all the information you could ever […]

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3 Questions NOT To Ask When Vetting Your Vendors For Business Continuity Risk

Vetting your vendors from a business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) perspective is hot, hot, hot these days. For example, the federal government put out specific Risk Management Guidance for national banks in October of 2013. In a nutshell, the guidance says, “You’d better make sure your vendors have it together if you’re doing business […]

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