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The Gartner Analyst Perspective: The Benefits and Costs of Business Continuity Management

by Roberta J. Witty  |  March 18, 2014  |  6 Comments

Some Observations for BCI’s Business Continuity Awareness Week (Click here to see the full set of FlashBlog posts) Gartner has been covering business continuity management (BCM) for many years, and we’ve learned a lot of important lessons from our research and from our client interactions. For BCI’s Business Continuity Awareness Week, we asked the Gartner [...]

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Gartner Sets its 2014 Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management Agenda

by Roberta J. Witty  |  February 26, 2014  |  2 Comments

The Gartner Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management agenda has been set for 2014 and we are excited to bring to our clients the following branded research reports. Q1/2014: Magic Quadrant for Emergency/Mass Notification Services Q2/2014: Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management, 2014 Q3/2014: Hype Cycle for  IT Service Continuity Management, 2014 Q3/2014: [...]

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What About BYOD, Company-Sponsored Backup and Insurance Policy Considerations? #Sandy #HurricaneSandy #SuperstormSandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 7, 2012  |  2 Comments

With BYOD and telework gaining in adoption in the U.S., the question arises as to how much the employer is willing to provide backup and recovery support for personal devices as well as home-based offices such as generators, backup devices for computers, iPads for easier field-level functioning, dual Internet connections, dual telcom connections et al? I [...]

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A Post from My Colleague Bill Menezes: What Cellphone Carriers Say About Hurricane Recovery #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 7, 2012  |  2 Comments

  Sandy’s impact on mobile wireless service was, if anything, a reminder that the best backup systems will never replace the need for redundant communications channels when it comes to standalone or lifeline services. The FCC indicated that at one point last week up to 25% of the cell sites in affected areas of the [...]

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A Post from My Colleague Jay Heiser: How much emergency power does your home phone have? #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 2, 2012  |  2 Comments

How much emergency power does your home phone have? by Jay Heiser  |  November 2, 2012  |  Submit a Comment Our home telephone is totally dependent upon the electrical power grid, and a lead acid battery of unknown age is all that stands between us and total loss of external connectivity. Fiber to the home, which we’ve now had in [...]

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

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 1, 2012  |  Comments Off

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. So here is the list of Gartner BCM Blog posts related to Cyclone/Hurricane Sandy. I’ll compile a list every day so that you can easily [...]

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A Post from My Colleague John Morency: Workarea Recovery Provider Assessment Questions #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 1, 2012  |  1 Comment

Workarea Recovery Provider Assessment Questions John P. Morency, Research VP As a result of Superstorm Sandy, we are getting calls from our clients impacted by the storm asking about mobile recovery units, so we thought we would provide some guidelines for evaluating them so that you can choose the correct one for your needs. Mobile [...]

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A Post from My Colleague Jack Santos: Sandy, the Nexus and Telework #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  November 1, 2012  |  2 Comments

Sandy and the Nexus by Jack Santos  |  November 1, 2012  |  Submit a Comment Made it home from our US Orlando Symposium conference last week – expecting a quick turnaround to the Symposium conference in Brazil.  My plans were interrupted by Sandy.  Some of my colleagues never made it back home until after the storm.  I rode it out [...]

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Superstorm Sandy: October 31, 2012 Gartner Blog Post Summary #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  October 31, 2012  |  4 Comments

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. So here is the list of Gartner BCM Blog posts related to Cyclone/Hurricane Sandy. I’ll compile a list every day so that you can easily [...]

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A Post from My Colleague Allen Weiner: Lack of Social Media May Foil Free Taco Marketing Plan (this is about Hurricane Sandy) #Sandy

by Roberta J. Witty  |  October 31, 2012  |  3 Comments

Lack of Social Media May Foil Free Taco Marketing Plan by Allen Weiner  |  October 29, 2012  |  Submit a Comment Smart digital marketers take into account many contingencies, and often even plan for the unexpected, but a World Series promotion shows the importance of including a social component in a major campaign just in case. Thanks to the heroics [...]

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