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By and large, crises are a wet blanket to shenanigans. Obviously! But that doesn’t mean fun isn’t important. A positive work/life balance is essential when life is circumscribed by quarantines and social distancing. So, while this article does touch on COVID-19, what I really want to talk about is a good party. The other day, I experienced something I never expected: a cousin of mine called to ask my professional advice. If you’re in HR or investing, this may sound like no big deal. I get it. But as a business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) professional, this never happens. We’re a…
August 19, 2020 – Preparing to Reopen: Protecting Employees, Customers, and Visitors

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August 26, 2020 – Peak Hurricane Season: 9 Tactical Steps to Preparedness

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September 2, 2020 – DRaaS Playbook: Achieve IT Resilience through Cloud-Based DR with iland and Zerto

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September 9, 2020 – Situational Awareness – Present and Future Imperatives

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson, MBCP, lives in Beverly, Mass., and works as a risk manager for John Hancock. Along with being a passionate partygoer, Johnson enjoys reading science fiction, tennis, and sculptural woodworking.

It’s a Wrap! How to Ensure Media Production Continuity, Even in the Face of Disaster
With the rise of digitization, the media and entertainment (M&E) industry is managing enormous amounts and types of data that...
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Metrics That Executives Love

Have you ever been to a meeting where the presenter displays a slide packed with percentiles, bar charts, and awkwardly colored stoplight diagrams? Did the confusing, overly complex, and poorly designed metrics distract you from the intent of the meeting? Did the experience leave you just trying to figure out the difference between orange and yellow on that stoplight diagram – causing you to completely miss what the presenter was actually trying to convey? Even worse, were the metrics failing to tell the real story or answer the performance-related question you were really hoping to get answered? 

You’re not alone.

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Whitepaper: Cloud Responsibly – It Can Be Easier Than You Think
Cloud responsibly means that when you move, manage and use cloud workloads, you’re thinking about data protection. It means an organization is being...
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The Evolution of Vendor Management
Thirty years ago, as a new business continuity coordinator, I discovered that preventing bad things from happening was not always...
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