The Multi-Service Application Challenge

Applications today are no longer single entities residing on a single device. They have become a collection of disparate and cooperating services and devices that come together into what a business designates as an application. Businesses today are only capable of managing individual services and are challenged with providing high availability, transaction persistence, transaction integrity… Continue reading The Multi-Service Application Challenge

Many Celebrations Planned for DRJ’s 20th Anniversary

From The Publisher’s Desk In my last column, I mentioned that Disaster Recovery Journal is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2007. This is quite a milestone for us, so I wanted to elaborate a little more on our celebrations. The cover is a compilation of many photos we have collected over the past two decades.… Continue reading Many Celebrations Planned for DRJ’s 20th Anniversary

Maintaining Executive Support

The Perspective of Ed Devlin Recently, a number of BCP professionals have said to me they are finding it difficult to maintain the support of the senior executives for the business continuity program. This is pretty common. Executives often feel they have expended a large investment in implementing the BCP program, and it should no… Continue reading Maintaining Executive Support

Maintaining Executive Support

Recently, a number of BCP professionals have said to me they are finding it difficult to maintain the support of the senior executives for the business continuity program. This is pretty common. Executives often feel they have expended a large investment in implementing the BCP program, and it should no longer require large amounts of… Continue reading Maintaining Executive Support

What Is Professionalism in BCP?

DRII Column The title “Professionalism in BCP” has been used for a breakout session at several recent DRJ conferences, but a definition of the title has been lacking. It seems only appropriate, if we intend to continue using the title, that we attempt to give meaning to the expression “professionalism in business continuity planning.” The… Continue reading What Is Professionalism in BCP?