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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

What Do You Get When You Mix IP and BCP?

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Michael Croy Director Business Continuity Solutions | Comments

With 95 percent of large- and mid-sized U.S. companies anticipating the convergence of voice/data networks by 2010, business leaders must understand the future implications of IP communications and adjust their business continuity and disaster r...


Reduce Operational Risk Using the Information You Already Have

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Bill Kaplan | Comments

An organization may not know the answers to all of its risk questions or how to address its risk challenges, but with a solid knowledge management framework throughout the business or organization, it can begin to ask the right questions. Organi...


How to Embed BCP:

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Katie Willis | Comments

Understanding how to lead your organization from “current state” to an enterprise business continuity program seems almost an impossible task, particularly for matrix, highly segmented, or global organizations. In this session, learn how to: • G...


Why Your Partners May Be Your Biggest BCP Liability

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Troy Harris RSM | Comments

Organizations rely on their business partners. Just as customers are vital to an organization, reliable business partners are essential to continuity of operations. This presentation explores, from a strategic perspective, the types of business ...


The Business Impact Dilemma

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Dennis Wenk Advisory Solution Architect | Comments

Downtime has an economic impact and it no longer takes a catastrophe to experience a severe economic loss. The business impact analysis (BIA) has been promoted as an effective tool for business continuity planners to understand the criticality o...


A Results-Driven Approach to Business Resilience

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by George Andrews | Comments

Business executives want a business resilience program that is managed well and they want to know where the program is headed. The program should answer key questions for executives, including: How resilient are my critical business processes? H...


How to Recruit and Retain A BCP Dream Team

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Phil Lambert | Comments

A staffing miscalculation can and does cause continuity programs to fail. This session will help you: intelligently profile your staffing needs, develop a definitive job description, identify mandatory talents, skills, and competencies to ensure...


Making the 80/20 Rule Work for You

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Thomas Gaitley | Comments

Since its inception, continuity planning has expanded from its data center origins to encompass not only the business but the entire value chain. While we have refined what is considered “best practice” and standardized many aspects of planning ...


Continuity Leadership:

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Phil Lambert | Comments

Do you want to learn how to obtain buy-in from senior leaders, ownership from line mangers and participation from recovery team members? Well, be of good cheer, because what once seemed impossible is now possible, and this workshop will show you...


Aligning Backup, Recovery, and Archiving

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Allen Ruster | Comments

Most IT organizations continue to struggle with backup and recovery. Regardless of size, industry, or budget – information growth is the most common reason for yesterday’s backup and recovery procedures falling short of meeting today’s recovery ...


Business Continuity Concepts for the IT Disaster Recovery Professional

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Joe Flach Vice President | Comments

As our industry matures and more organizations address the challenges of both business continuity and disaster recovery, some subtle differences between the two disciplines are causing some confusion and problems for different groups within an o...


BCP: From Zero to 60 in Five Months Flat (Case Study)

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Barbara Devine | Comments

This presentation will show you how a business continuity program can be successfully created and implemented in a short period of time. TAP, a $4B pharmaceutical company, implemented a business continuity program over a five-month period of tim...


Business Resiliency End to End (Case Study)

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Chuck Wachter | Comments

GMAC-RFC recently transitioned from a primarily third-party recovery solution to an internal recovery solution. During this transition every aspect of business processes was modified to include business resilience, creating a sustainable, proact...


Planning for the Unthinkable –

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Lucy Boardway | Comments

Rohm and Haas Company did not have a centralized business continuity team until 2004. That’s when the CIO realized that the newly completed ERP project created significant exposure to business continuity, particularly if the system were to exper...


BCP’s Big Secret? It’s Powerful and Cool

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Randy MacCleary | Comments

The presentation will describe the evolution of power and cooling strategies and trends significant to business continuity planning. Included are real-world examples of how IT and business continuity professionals can assess their network protec...



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