Business Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Ah, summertime – the pace of life has slowed down a bit and it seems like everyone is out enjoying the fresh warm summer days. This time of the year is when we often find ourselves being more active, visiting with friends and family more and taking some much-needed downtime. Of course though, as you… Continue reading Business Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Big Computer Centers Bigger Quakes

California, the US Geological Survey and the media have inadvertently misled the public into thinking earthquakes just happen, and there is nothing to do but wait, suffer, and recover. Nothing is further from the truth. While humans have no control over Earth movements, much can be done to reduce financial loss, recover quicker, and save… Continue reading Big Computer Centers Bigger Quakes

Beware of Artificial Readiness

Everyone loves good news and hates the bad. Hearing “yes” is great, hearing “no” is not so great. Desiring to hear “you will be getting all you asked” is human nature. It makes life better, less stressful, and often times makes your job simpler. Just like there is no crying in baseball, good intentions by… Continue reading Beware of Artificial Readiness

Ask The Executive: An Interview with Jeff Dato of InterContinental Hotels Group

Jeff Dato is the head of regional risk and reputation (Americas) for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Dato has been an active member in the business continuity industry for nearly three decades. He has authored numerous articles, is a mentor, and is highly sought after for his views on both the current state and future state… Continue reading Ask The Executive: An Interview with Jeff Dato of InterContinental Hotels Group

2015: The Year of Cloud Recoverability

Every day, CEOs ask: How are we better than our rivals? How are we going to stay better? Sound familiar? For many, the answer increasingly lies in cloud computing. Companies are embracing it enthusiastically, because cloud can help companies be more agile, lower capex, and expand quicker than their rivals. International Data Corporation expects global… Continue reading 2015: The Year of Cloud Recoverability