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Thursday, 06 January 2011 18:24

New Year Brings Positive News

Written by  BOB ARNOLD

The year 2011 has arrived and I think it will be a great year for all of us in the business continuity industry! The past few years have been tough, with the sluggish economy and slashed budgets. But, there are signs that this year will be better. Recent reports show retail sales were up during the holiday season and jobless rates hit a two-year low during the last week of November. Economists say these indicators are a strong sign the economy is improving and likely to continue on that path. While this is good news for the general population, it is also positive news for those in the business continuity and related industries. I know all of us would like to see increased budgets in the new year and additional hires. Many business continuity programs have been operating with skeleton crews and