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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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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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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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Best Practices for IT Organizations in Response to the 'Rolling Blackouts'

by Business Continuity  |  May 18, 2011

The rolling blackouts designed to conserve electricity following the earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan continue to present serious challenges for enterprises. Gartner's best practices can help IT organizations protect...

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Gartner's BCM Consultancy Survey, 2011 Report Published

by Business Continuity  |  May 15, 2011

For many organizations, engaging external assistance can often be the step needed to develop, mature and modernize a business continuity management program. Gartner's recent survey of BCM consulting providers and...

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Gartner's BCM Program Maturity Self-Assessment Published

by Business Continuity  |  November 30, 2010

In Q3/2010, Gartner published 18 maturity self-assessment tools under the trade name of ITScore. One of the tools is for BCM: ITScore for Business Continuity Management.  This ITScore-based Maturity Assessment...

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Collaboration Tools During a Crisis? What Are You Using?

by Business Continuity  |  November 30, 2010

At the end of 2010, most workers can't live without collaboration tools - at least instant messaging to communicate immediately to a group of co-workers.  But during a power outage...

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