This would be an in-depth look at physical document management; to profile the complete lifecycle from secure pick-up to storage to destruction. Discussion will include how to be compliant… while remaining cost-effective. Speakers: Jerry Bar...
Four days, 941 facilities around the world, more than 31,000 participants - Goodyear just wrapped up the biggest pandemic tabletop ever. Here's what they learned.
Failure to activate BC teams and strategies could result in a serious loss of confidence and may be a serious source of embarrassment if executives attempt to fill a perceived void.
Survey Says Virtualization Can Play Major Role in Disaster Recovery - But Not Provide Complete SolutionAugust 31, 2009 8:00 pm | Articles | Comments
A large majority of information technology (IT) executives say virtualization technologies can play a major role in a disaster recovery plan—but these technologies are not a complete solution, according to the results of the recent "State of Disaster Recovery" survey conducted by Harris Interactive. While many IT decision makers say they have deployed virtualization, survey data show most had not yet utilized the technology in a disaster recovery situation.
Fan Mail: An Inside Look at Norwich University's Master of Science in Business Continuity Management ProgramAugust 31, 2009 8:00 pm | by Matthew J. Bambrick, CBCP | Articles | Comments
Fan Mail: Readers Wax Poetic, Share Solutions Fan Mail is a brand new feature for Continuity Insights, and its success is contingent upon your participation. In this issue: Norwich University's MSBC Program.
New developments in storage technology mean better backup and restore options for you. But before you draft that purchase order, do a careful review of your storage and recovery needs to get the best fit.
This month, we took a slightly different direction and asked our advisory board to review the "Eighth Annual BCM Study" from BC Management, and then answer the following question: What are the top five most important conclusions you can draw, or "A-ha!" moments you had, when reviewing the survey results?
By combining the stories of survivors with research into how the brain works under extreme duress, The Unthinkable tries to bring light into civilization’s darkest moments. Why do we freeze in the middle of a fire? How can we override this instinct? Why do our senses of sight and hearing change during a terrorist attack? Why are most heroes men?
Citizen Corps programs work to bring government and private citizens together to tackle local preparedness and response challenges. If you aren't already involved, find out why you should be.
When I got an article from a reader passionately expressing his feelings about a BCP investment he recently made, I thought, "Why not?" It's not typically the kind of piece we run, but it has real value.
So how to mitigate a threat you can't predict? That's a tough one for business continuity professionals. But at least part of the answer may be that we need to abide by "the golden rule" and treat others the way we'd like to be treated. Barton uses words like dignity, decency, courtesy, respect, and kindness, when describing how to interact with potentially volatile employees.
The continuity of the business, especially in hard times, depends on minimizing costs and maximizing sales, as always. Long-term success comes from never, ever jeopardizing the brand.
Economic Downturn Amplifies Risk of Business Interruptions If you can’t communicate, you can’t compete. We know that executives in your organization are looking at IT as a place to cut costs as they face this tough economy, but if your criti...
If you are having problems answering how your BC/DR plan deals with emerging threats, this deep look into Total Risk Awareness will empower you with the take away tools you need to practice an always-on Risk stance. Recent events may make BC/DR...
Increasingly BC departments are being stressed by having to perform their jobs while enduring reductions in personnel. New plans still need to be created and old ones updated. By sharing data between plans and enabling departments to provide u...