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Is IT Getting in the Way of Business Continuity?

In theory, IT should be a boon for business continuity. Speed, reliability, automation, efficiency, productivity, all these things are positive effects available by moving to a digital environment driven by information technology.

However, IT also brings its own risks of interruption and breakdown. These can then compromise the continuity of an entire organisation.

Consultancy firm EY published a report a little while back. Here’s an overview of some of the main drawbacks in using IT, with a few pertinent updates:

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http://www.opscentre.com/is-it-getting-in-the-way-of-business-continuity/