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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

Organizational Crisis Management: The Human Factor

June 30, 2005 8:00 pm | by Gerald Lewis | Comments

Is it necessary for professionals working in the field to expand the concept of organizational continuity to not only include but to prioritize the human factor. Many crisis managers and organizational planners have learned by experience that it is often easier to recover IT than to recover HT.

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Continuity Planning Dilemmas: Fatalism Versus Precaution

June 30, 2005 8:00 pm | by Mark Jablonowski | Comments

The bigger the risk, the harder it is to plan to deal with it. BCP is most difficult for hazards that can cause effects that are terminal, irreversible, and present the greatest peril to s-as individuals, corporations, communities, or society at large. The very size and potential of these major risks is compelling, yet we remain strangely powerless when actually faced with them.

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Nextel: Always Ready for What's Next

June 30, 2005 8:00 pm | by Kevin C. Miller | Comments

Grappling with problems is part of Lou DiSerafino's nature. A former collegiate All American wrestler at Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ), DiSerafino now heads up the day-to-day business continuity efforts at one of the world's leading wireless communications companies.

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Schneider National Keeps on Trucking

June 30, 2005 8:00 pm | by Buffy Rojas Editor-in-Chief | Comments

In 1935, Schneider National was founded by A.J. "Al" Schneider with the proceeds from the sale of his family car. Three years later the company's offices were moved to a former stable. Fast forward 20 years to 1958, when Schneider made its first interstate shipment for Procter & Gamble from a P&G plant in Green Bay, WI. to another P&G facility in Cheboygan, MI.

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Creating Metrics to Trace Your DR Readiness

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Traditional thinking maintains that the greater the distance in time from our last BC/DR test, the harder our recovery will be. It is often that period between tests/exercises where many companies are most vulnerable or uncertain how ready the...

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Proper Planning Tools Can Maximize Resources and ROI

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | by John Grant CAPS BRS | Comments

Since time and money are irreplaceable commodities, efficient resource allocation and ROI reporting are two important responsibilities of today’s continuity professional. ...

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Characteristics of Today’s Business Continuity Professional:

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Clearly the field of business continuity has been a dynamic and evolving industry over the past several years. The skill set of today’s professionals has little resemblance to its many predecessors, as contingency planning has become more enter...

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Creating An Internal Solution for Business Resilience

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | by Chuck Wachter | Comments

This presentation will review in detail how a company faced with the struggles of using a traditional third party recovery strategy, made the decision to develop an internal solution that provided improved recovery times and increased benefit at...

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Building Corporate Awareness

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | by Doreen Norako Senior Vice President | Comments

BCP is not a job you can do by yourself. You have to rely on other departments and individuals to help you gather all the information necessary to make your plans effective. What’s the best way to build those alliances? Doreen Norako will provid...

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Proven Strategies for Overcoming BCP Challenges in Healthcare Organizations

May 17, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Most healthcare organizations have initiated BCP programs, but often they fall short of where they need to be. This presentation will enable the attendees to fine-tune their existing programs by leveraging practical methodologies and best pract...

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Limited Staff With Unlimited Challenges:

May 16, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Clearly most business continuity professionals could relate to the challenges of trying to achieve optimal results while working with limited staff, budget, support, and various other resources. In a corporate era of downsizing, rightsizing, re...

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Collaboration:

May 16, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Over the last year, the awareness of business continuity planning has changed dramatically within organizations as many influences such as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, board of director concerns, customer inquiries, and insurance carrier requireme...

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From Theory to Practice:

May 16, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

Solving the business continuity and disaster recovery riddle has become a corporate priority after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the flurry of new U.S. government regulations. This weighs heavy on the mind of a CIO, as many organizations ha...

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Backup to Disk:

May 16, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

The reality is that revenue and productivity are determined by the availability of information. Organizations today face increased time pressure for backup and escalating pressure to restore files, applications, and servers as quickly as possib...

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Assessing Four Critical Components of Resilience:

May 16, 2005 8:00 pm | Comments

The ever increasing pace of business continues to force the business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) profession to evolve its “best practices” to ensure survival. This presentation will begin with a historical view of BC/DR and its ma...

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