The Big Three: Archive Joins Backup and Disaster Recovery

Data growth, data access, and data protection have become intermingled to a degree that makes it difficult to understand management processes that historically were pretty straightforward. Specifically, backup and disaster recovery (DR) have been widely understood and implemented. Due to the enormous growth of data, archive has entered the larger IT discussion, playing an important… Continue reading The Big Three: Archive Joins Backup and Disaster Recovery

The Big Three: Archive Joins Backup and Disaster Recovery

Data growth, data access, and data protection have become intermingled to a degree that makes it difficult to understand management processes that historically were pretty straightforward. Specifically, backup and disaster recovery (DR) have been widely understood and implemented. Due to the enormous growth of data, archive has entered the larger IT discussion, playing an important… Continue reading The Big Three: Archive Joins Backup and Disaster Recovery

The Barbarino Test for Actionable Plans

As a fan of 1970s sitcoms, Welcome Back Kotter was certainly a classic. The main character, Vinny Barbarino, was a likeable character. Welcome Back Kotter featured Gabe Kaplan as a Brooklyn school teacher charged with the education of some unique students who had little interest in their studies. Barbarino, played by John Travolta, was the… Continue reading The Barbarino Test for Actionable Plans

The Barbarino Test for Actionable Plans

As a fan of 1970s sitcoms, Welcome Back Kotter was certainly a classic. The main character, Vinny Barbarino, was a likeable character. Welcome Back Kotter featured Gabe Kaplan as a Brooklyn school teacher charged with the education of some unique students who had little interest in their studies. Barbarino, played by John Travolta, was the… Continue reading The Barbarino Test for Actionable Plans

The Synergy Between BC and Business Interruption Insurance

As a business continuity professional, have you ever stared at a mound of paper and thought, “How can I transform my recovery strategies from grains of sand into polished pearls?” While that mound of paper is actually your updated recovery plan, your executives still treat it like its waiting to be filed in the bit… Continue reading The Synergy Between BC and Business Interruption Insurance

The Synergy Between BC and Business Interruption Insurance

As a business continuity professional, have you ever stared at a mound of paper and thought, “How can I transform my recovery strategies from grains of sand into polished pearls?” While that mound of paper is actually your updated recovery plan, your executives still treat it like its waiting to be filed in the bit… Continue reading The Synergy Between BC and Business Interruption Insurance

Selling the Business Continuity Case to Executive Management

If your organization has not already invested in business continuity, selling the “business continuity” business case to executive management can be difficult. Many believe that since they’re already paying for insurance, investing in business continuity is paying for the same end result twice. However, getting management committed to the concept and requisite investment can often… Continue reading Selling the Business Continuity Case to Executive Management

Selling the Business Continuity Case to Executive Management

If your organization has not already invested in business continuity, selling the “business continuity” business case to executive management can be difficult. Many believe that since they’re already paying for insurance, investing in business continuity is paying for the same end result twice. However, getting management committed to the concept and requisite investment can often… Continue reading Selling the Business Continuity Case to Executive Management

An Old Reference to Plan Do Check Act

Why bother with international standards if we have the USA ANSI/NFPA1600, the British BS25999, the Singapore SS540, and others such as the Australian APS 232? Why not, if it leads to improvement? Throughout history we have seen the emergence of great nations simply on the back of standards and innovative ways of doing things. The… Continue reading An Old Reference to Plan Do Check Act

An Old Reference to Plan Do Check Act

Why bother with international standards if we have the USA ANSI/NFPA1600, the British BS25999, the Singapore SS540, and others such as the Australian APS 232? Why not, if it leads to improvement? Throughout history we have seen the emergence of great nations simply on the back of standards and innovative ways of doing things. The… Continue reading An Old Reference to Plan Do Check Act