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Informational Update For June 28, 2012

Don't settle for status quo. Change the game!

Elevate your BCM profile! If your organization is one of the many that undervalue the role of business continuity, take a page from our playbook to give them a new look.

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.

Glean actionable tips for turning reluctant participants into appreciative partners:

  • Create allies across multiple departments.

  • Demonstrate new value in your work-even before an emergency occurs.

  • Gain interest and support from strategic decision-makers.

You will learn tactics that have already proven their validity at the highest level at more than 250 organizations. And, best of all, you will recognize ideas that can apply in any organization. The booklet is free, but your payback could be priceless.

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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

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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.

White Papers

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

Industry Spotlight

Avalution Consulting

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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Reserve Your Spot at Fall World 2012

Register now for Fall World 2012 while prices are at the lowest! Reserve your spot in the sessions that interest you most. Attendance is filling fast so don't wait! The agenda for Fall World 2012 has an outstanding lineup of the industry's most experienced leaders. This conference offers everything you need for the lowest price.

At Fall World 2012, you will gain hundreds of hours of practical advice and networking. There are numerous sessions, workshops and networking events. The low conference fee includes daily meals, full conference materials, admission to hospitalities, and full access to the comprehensive exhibition hall, which runs concurrently with the show.

Register now to reserve your spot in the most popular sessions!

Fall World 2012
Fall World 2012

Monday Evening Hospitality

You won't want to miss the Monday Evening Hospitality hosted by conference Gold Sponsor SendWordNow. It is a fun-filled event for attendees, vendors and speakers. Food, drinks and networking are offered in a relaxing environment.

Enjoy the Amenities at Sheraton San Diego Hotel

Fall World 2012 will be held at the luxurious Sheraton San Diego Hotel. This bayside location is the perfect spot for attendees to unwind after conference hours. Restaurants are onsite and nearby, offering a variety of places to explore. The hotel also features a fitness center, two pools, spa and a beautiful bay and marina views. Meeting space is updated and ample size to host the largest gathering of business continuity planners from around the globe. Make your hotel reservations early, as a block of rooms with the special conference rate will only be held for a limited time. The hotel provides free shuttle service to and from the airport from 5:30 a.m. to midnight. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes.

Fall World 2012
Fall World 2012

Travel Discounts Available

American Airlines is DRJ's official airlines for Fall World 2012. For reservations, call 800-433-1790 or visit www.aa.com. Use file #8392AZ for the discounted rate. Avis is DRJ's official rental car service. Call 800-331-1600 or visit www.avis.com. Use file #D005078 for the discounted rate.

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