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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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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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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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Machine or hand stitched?

by Jay Heiser  |  August 29, 2012

Replacing a button on one of my customer-facing shirts this weekend motivated some thoughts on resiliency. Why did the button fall off in the first place?  It was sewn on...

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Why today’s stock market is inherently unreliable

by Jay Heiser  |  August 3, 2012

If you wanted to sabotage a trading system, you might set out to design suicide mechanisms that look very much like today’s automated trading mechanisms.  Blaming Knight Capital’s screwed pooch...

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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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Attend Your Local ACP Tabletop Exercise! You Will Learn A Lot (and in the safety of a non-workplace environment)

by Business Continuity  |  September 28, 2011

On Tuesday September 20, 2011, I attended my local CT ACP chapter’s annual tabletop exercise. Hosted at Northeast Utilities, the ACP management team in conjunction with NU’s BCM team, conducted...

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What's Changed in BCM Since 9/11: A Ten Year Review

by Business Continuity  |  September 13, 2011

Anniversaries of major events - personal and public - trigger much reflection on what has changed since the event, and 9/11 is no different. I went back to my experience...

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