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Integrating Business Continuity into the Corporate Culture

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Matt Moyer CBCP, PMP, Business Continuity Planner | Comments

Chase Home Finance and Chase Cardmember Services will present a case study of their programs that embraces and supports a culture to provide the best-in-class principles and strategies recommended for business resiliency....


Applying Incident Management in a Business Context

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Rex Pattison Director, Business Continuity Management | Comments

Corporate incident management with issues such as the interface between the corporation as a tenant and building management; coordinating BC activation across the business units with differing reporting relationships; providing clear messages to...


Keys to Implementing a Successful Internal Recovery Strategy

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Rick Falvo Associate Director Disaster Recovery | Comments

Learn how the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) determined that an internal recovery strategy, utilizing a remote data center, best suited their recovery strategy needs. Discover CME’s keys to implementing a successful internal recovery strategy...


Plan B – A Back to Basics Approach for Developing a Failsafe Plan

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Larry Wisniewski Marketing Manager | Comments

As companies implement new technologies designed to preserve business continuity (BC), they may still be unknowingly exposed to significant business risks. This presentation will motivate BC managers to re-examine their recovery plans, looking f...


Conducting A Self Assessment Using the Public Domain Business Continuity Maturity Model

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Scott Ream President | Comments

Maturity models have been developed for a variety of business disciplines. Their use and value is well established for both evaluation and certification of corporate program implementations. The essence of a maturity model is to define the cha...


Continuity with Collaboration:

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Matt Van Kirk Vice President and Principal | Comments

Americans continue to be frightened about terrorism and their general well being at home. Why? In short, lack of collaboration. Public corporations and public officials should demand that their plans, approach, methods, technology and all parts ...


Making Sense of Threat Assessments, Security Surveys, Crisis Management and BCP for Effective Security Planning

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Andrew G. Podolak Senior Vice President | Comments

Planning for a crisis is one of the major concerns of security directors, facility managers and business continuity (BC) specialists. This presentation will clearly set out what is a threat assessment, security survey, mitigation procedures, cri...


G4 - Crisis Communications

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | Comments

The META Group reports that 80 percent of corporate end-users believe e-mail is far more valuable than the telephone for business communication. When companies can’t communicate, they can’t recover. ...


Small Business Administration (SBA): Case Study for Electronic Vaulting

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Anke Conzelmann Product Manager of Electronic Vaulting Services | Comments

Review how the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) studied options for revitalizing its data backup and recovery operations and determined that they didn’t have adequate in-house resources to protect their data in one centralized location. ...


The Role of Wireless Communications for Business Continuity

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Stephen Forte Chairman, CEO, and Cofounder | Comments

By integrating your Voice over IP (VoIP) devices (e.g. WiFi-enabled cell phones, PDAs, and notebook computers) into your existing corporate voice networks, you can ensure continuous business communications during disasters or emergencies, as wel...


Recovery Point Objectives and Recovery Time Objectives – A Management Perspective

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Bill Rider | Comments

This session will help clarify the distinctions between the IT and business recovery objectives and discuss a technique for negotiating mutually agreed-upon RTOs and RPOs, and in some cases, match technical solutions to business needs. ...


Making the Case for Establishing a Virtual EOC for Your Corporation

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Matt Walton President and CEO | Comments

Most large corporations have a physical emergency operations center and while this is an important part of a company’s infrastructure for emergency preparedness, a key element is missing. By implementing a virtual command center, a corporation l...


Assessing New Regulatory Directions in Business Continuity Management - A Post-9/11 Perspective from the Americas

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | by Roseann McSorley Director | Comments

This session will examine key drivers of business continuity management, most notably events such as 9/11 and the Northeast Power Outages, and its subsequent impact on “old” regulatory perspectives and how it will help shape “new” regulatory dir...


Defining the Business Continuity Maturity Continuum

April 27, 2004 8:00 pm | Comments

Management continues to struggle with the concept of “how much continuity is right for our organization.” This presentation will focus on defining an industry-independent business continuity (BC) maturity continuum and key milestones and organiz...


Business Continuity Management as a Key Component of Enterprise Risk Management

April 26, 2004 8:00 pm | by Richard Cooper | Comments

When boards of directors understand that good corporate governance depends on effective risk management, what controls must be in place to manage this risk? This session will examine the synergies between enterprise risk management and BCM as we...



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