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Who Is Liable, and For How Much, When Your Third Party Isn’t Available?

by Business Continuity  |  February 4, 2013

Friday’s Bank of America outage reminded me of an increasingly frequent question we receive on third party liability due to an operating outage.  The use of cloud service providers is...

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Supplier Availability Management: Organized Labor - a Critical Workforce Supplier

by Business Continuity  |  January 15, 2013

For the first time in more than three decades, NYC is gearing up for a strike on Wednesday January 16, 2013 by the city's largest school bus driver union: Local 1181...

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That Christmas Kindle has Strings Attached

by Jay Heiser  |  January 4, 2013

We’ve recently moved house, and my collection of books, many of them heavily marked up with multi-colored highlights, Post-Its, and bookmarks, remains something of a storage issue.  Over the last...

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Location Intelligence: Keeping Track of Covered Assets for Property Insurance Purposes #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 2, 2012

I was wondering how insurance companies keep track of all their covered assets and then assess the damage due to catastrophic events such as Superstorm Sandy. Clearly such storms generate...

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Superstorm Sandy: November 1, 2012 Gartner Blog Post Summary #Sandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 1, 2012

One of the things I take seriously as a part of my job is making it easy for Gartner clients to get access to our research in a timely manner....

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Electrical Fragility

by Jay Heiser  |  October 30, 2012

Preparing for Sandy’s imminent arrival, I didn’t fill up any bathtubs with water, but I did charge up all the phones, tablets, and MiFis in the house. Frankenstorm didn’t end...

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September is National Preparedness Month in the U.S.: Take Advantage of It

by Business Continuity  |  September 4, 2012

It’s September. Kids are back to school and we adults have an internal clock driving us to start something new. BCM professionals can take advantage of this quest by leveraging...

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Tales from the Road: April/2012 Continuity Insights Conference

by Business Continuity  |  April 23, 2012

The April/2012 Continuity Insights Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona was a great mix of foundational and advanced topics in business continuity management (BCM). PS-Prep even had its own track! I couldn’t...

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Gartner's Emergency/Mass Notification Market Analysis Reports Are Published!

by Business Continuity  |  March 27, 2012

It took some time, but we published four new notes regarding the emergency/mass notification market. Magic Quadrant for U.S. Emergency/Mass Notification Services Published: 8 March 2012 ID:G00217610   Analyst(s): Roberta J....

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Are You Prepared for a Zombie Attack?

by Business Continuity  |  November 2, 2011

Most of us think about computer-based zombies but this survey provides some needed humorous diversion from all of the weather-related power outages in the Northeast U.S. Take the Zombie Risk...

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