With the explosive growth of social media in the last several years, a new paradigm in contact management has emerged. Each major platform has tools to segment or categorize your contacts into groups as a means to filter and manage specific content that is useful for those members. They also allow for document sharing and real-time status updates on team recovery activities. This is a business continuity manager’s dream.
A new study is warning that the Tokyo region has a 70 percent chance of being hit directly by a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake within four years.
Mexican officials report the number of detected A(H1N1) cases at 573, with nine deaths from the strain, also known as swine flu.
At least two tornadoes roared across the heart of Alabama on Monday, killing two people and injuring more than 100 others during the middle of the night.
Dotcom, 37, appeared at a bail hearing Monday at an Auckland court after police raided his mansion Friday and removed him from a safe room where they say he barricaded himself.
When Megaupload executives arrive in court to answer charges that they orchestrated a massive online piracy scheme, they'll be backed by a prominent lawyer who has defended Bill Clinton against sexual harassment charges.
Virginia State Police say a computer network outage left them unable for several hours to perform such routine tasks as running fingerprints, conducting background checks and registering sex offenders.
It's the plasma that causes much of the noticeable problems on Earth, such as electrical grid outages. In 1989, a solar storm caused a massive blackout in Quebec.
The email and instant message archiving solution will be bundled and integrated with Alteva and USA Datanet's Hosted Microsoft Exchange platform.
When the total of all financial impacts from an outage exceeds the annual revenue of the organization, you know it’s time to modify your approach. Five members of Continuity Insights’ editorial advisory board discuss the techniques they use to compensate for business unit managers that overemphasize their own or their unit’s value during the business impact analysis (BIA) process. Among the recommendations are peer reviews, senior leader engagement and validation, steering committee reconciliation and, believe it or not, sarcasm.
BC Management recently posted new BC and DR job openings in California, Georgia, Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut and Minnesota.
Best practice approaches to strategic supplier relationships offer tremendous potential. One of the most effective such practices involves taking a broader view of the supplier’s impacts on the customer organization. As part of various consulting projects, we’ve systematically mapped the way a supplier’s product connects to the customer’s operations and processes, trying to identify and quantify the “adjacency costs” that are connected to the supplier’s product.
Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress.
A hacker network that claims to be based in Saudi Arabia paralyzed the websites of Israel's stock exchange and national airline.
SunGard Availability Services Offers Seven Key Considerations When Evaluating Emergency & Mass Notification SystemsJanuary 16, 2012 11:51 am | News | Comments
The need to diligently evaluate vendors is critical to ensure that emergency and mass notification services will meet an organization's specific requirements.