Protecting the Olympic brand is always a big job, and never more so than this year. Olympic organizers say the increasing sophistication of guerrilla marketers and the rise of social media are putting the five rings under assault in ways barely envisioned a decade ago.
A day after the clash during the NATO summit played out on television, virtually no one was talking about a "police riot," as they did in 1968 when baton-wielding officers waded into crowds of demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention.
Alberto is centered about 340 miles (550 kilometers) south of Norfolk, Va., and is moving northeast near 15 mph (24 kph).
Cheese producer Oriano Caretti woke up to the shaking earth, and then to the roar of some 30,000 39-kilogram (86-pound) wheels of Parmesan cheese crashing to the ground in the warehouse next to his home.
A day of solemn remembrances and forward-looking celebrations is planned Tuesday as Joplin commemorates the anniversary of a tornado that ripped the city in half.
VirtualSharp Software announced that its ReliableDR disaster recovery assurance solution now supports customers running VMware Virtual Infrastructure with Oracle Pillar Axiom storage systems.
The site will sell off-the-shelf plan templates, training materials, and educational activities designed exclusively for business continuity and its related industries.
Tropical Storm Aletta has formed in the Pacific, becoming the first named storm of the year in the eastern north Pacific.
The program enables private sector organizations to enhance their capabilities for planning, responding to, and recovering from natural disasters and other threats.
Use of inherently safer process strategies would reduce the number of vulnerable areas around a company's facilities, which would decrease the scope of emergency preparedness programs.
The company’s approach to business continuity consulting is “prudent preparation results in practical planning.” Stouffer has an extensive IT background and over 17 years experience in providing continuity services.
Sony's recent troubles were worsened by factory and supplier damage in northeastern Japan, ravaged by the earthquake and tsunami last year. Sony also suffered production disruptions from the flooding in Thailand.
An organization in crisis faces many grave threats. Employees can be in physical danger. Buildings can fall. Customers can be lost. But the most serious threat is and always will be the threat to the organization's most important asset -- its reputation.
Virginians who want to stock up on batteries, bottled water and other supplies for the hurricane season will get a tax break this month.
Business continuity certification requires management commitment and support, a strong business case, personnel time, and financial resources in order to achieve success and deliver long-term value, so it’s important to research up front whether certification makes business sense for and would be successful within your organization.