Informational Update For June 28, 2012
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This BCM Professional's Playbook on Customer Service delivers insights on how to leverage the basics of the BCM process into opportunities to raise your profile and value in the eyes of the key "customers" within your organization.
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Manage and recover with Hybrid Cloud - When Minutes Matter Most
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT (REGISTER NOW!)
Did you know that business downtime can cost an Small to mid-sized business an average of $1,230 dollars per minute? So what happens when a disaster strikes a business? In this day and age it's only a matter of when...not if. Whether it's a hurricane or a server misconfiguration, companies need to have a disaster recovery solution in place in order to continue to operate, while their internal IT departments resolve the problem.
While many traditional tape backup methods make disaster recovery a slow-motion proposition, hybrid cloud solutions -- a combination of high-speed-recovery appliances and cloud-based technology -- are paving the way for the future of backup, recovery and continuity.
The business impact of system downtime
An overview of the top "disasters" small to mid-sized businesses must prepare for- from hurricanes to system updates
Real world examples of successful disaster recovery plans across various industries
When controls fail, will [risk] culture save your organisation?
Written by Lee Glendon, CBCI
The Institute of Risk Management is taking a brave step into an uncertain and very fuzzy area - understanding and influencing risk culture. A six month project bringing together experts in organisational behaviour, culture and sociology presented a progress report last week to an audience of risk practitioners and stakeholders including the BCI.
A Practical Guide to Cost-effective Disaster Recovery Planning
Sponsored by Novell
Homeland Security in America: Past, Present, and Future
By Roger L. Kemp, PhD
Avalution Consulting, 2012 BC/DR Company of the Year (award by the Business Continuity Institute North America), is a U.S. based firm that specializes in business continuity, continuity of operations planning (COOP) and IT disaster recovery consulting, outsourcing and software solutions.
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