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Weekly news and features for business continuity professionals

The Economic Impact of the Bird Flu Pandemic

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by John M. Stagl | Comments

The Avian flu spreading throughout Asia and now Europe has one of the highest mortality rates of any flu virus of the century. This has experts around the world worried about a potential mutation of this virus that could be transmitted from huma...


Building Corporate Awareness (Case Study)

May 7, 2006 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? Find out by attending thi...


Maximizing the Value You Get from Your Continuity Solution and Provider

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by John Jackson | Comments

Most organizations put a recovery solution in place, and then do not work effectively with their vendor(s) to improve it, update it or get full value from it. As a result, in many cases, it falls out of date, and might not live up to its potenti...


Resiliency and DR Technology in Plain English

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

This presentation will categorize and review all current resiliency and disaster recovery technology solutions in use today. This session will provide this information at a comprehensive yet non technological level geared to those attendees who ...


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 ...


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...


FSTC Resiliency Maturity Model, A Process Improvement and Measurement Tool

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Charles Wallen | Comments

This session will discuss a project currently being undertaken by the Financial Services Technology Consortium and the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. These groups aim to define a Resiliency Maturity Model (RMM) fra...


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...


Analyzing BIA (And Other) Data By Geographic Area For a Nominal Cost (Case Study)

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Barry A. Cardoza | Comments

When Union Bank of California wanted to analyze BIA data by geographic region in order to determine the total potential impact of a regional event, we looked at a number of services and tools and found that they wouldn’t work for us. These tools...


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...


The Implications of Global BCP Regulations

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Mike Jennings Director of Disaster Readiness | Comments

Regulations in the BCP industry run the gamut from ones that touch specific industries to laws that affect large swaths of organizations. In addition, countries around the globe are adopting different sets of standards and laws that may affect y...


The Risk Assessment Executives Are Begging For

May 7, 2006 8:00 pm | by Brian Zawada | Comments

More and more business continuity professionals are demoting the risk assessment to a “Tier 2” activity, whereas a growing body of executive managers views the risk assessment as a strategic enabler. Why the disparity? Business continuity profes...


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...


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...


Professional Development: What Are You Worth?

April 30, 2006 8:00 pm | by Chris Worton | Comments

Wondering what a business continuity professional is worth? Well, here's the answer: More than ever before. Over the past year,BCP salaries were up more than 5 percent for full time  employees  and 12 percent for  consultants compared to the previous year.



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