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

by Business Continuity  |  March 18, 2014

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...

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xMatters Acquisition Gives the Bamboo Incident Management Mobile App a Home

by Business Continuity  |  February 20, 2013

On 12 February 2013, emergency/mass notification services (EMNS) vendor xMatters purchased the intellectual property of Bamboo, an enterprise-level incident management mobile app from Deloitte Australia, for an undisclosed amount. Members...

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The Europeans Have It: More Power and Better Data Wins in Weather Forecasting

by Business Continuity  |  February 8, 2013

Not many of us paid a lot of attention to the weather forecasting systems that the meteorologists use. When we did in the U.S., we were very cynical because the...

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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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A Post from My Colleague Andrew Walls: The New Normal: Social Media for Corporate Communications

by Business Continuity  |  November 16, 2012

Over the last five years considerable attention has been paid to the rise of public social media as the dominant tool for communications during large scale disasters. In major crises such as...

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

by Business Continuity  |  November 7, 2012

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...

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

by Business Continuity  |  November 7, 2012

  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...

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

by Business Continuity  |  November 2, 2012

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...

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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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A Post from My Colleague Stan Aronow: Recovering Your Supply Chain in Times of Disaster #Sandy #HurricaneSandy

by Business Continuity  |  November 2, 2012

After the Japan-based earthquake and tsunami of March, 2011, the Gartner Supply Chain Research team published a short guide for managing through large-scale supply chain disruptions.  As the impacts of...

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