Monthly Archives: March 2011

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When a supplier fails, everybody hurts
Sungard Availability Services UK

Recent research* spanning 35 countries released by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) shows that over 70% of organisations recorded at least one supply chain disruption during 2010, with 20% admitting they had suffered reputational damage as a result. Businesses that … Continue reading

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The supply chain, Achilles heel of an organisation?
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From ‘one man and his dog outfits’ to SMes and multinationals, the diversity of people bearing the mantle of ‘supply chain manager’ or ‘risk manager’ means there are many different views on the biggest problem areas. For better or for … Continue reading

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Who is the weakest link in your supply chain?
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As a SunGard Availability Services customer, you appreciate the importance of business continuity management and will be diligent about getting your  own house in order. But how resilient are your suppliers? Supply chains today are increasingly complex, less transparent and subsequently … Continue reading

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Data centre – in the spotlight
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On recently being introduced as a data centre specialist, a US investor piped up, “Ah, the garbage bins of the IT world!” My, perhaps unsurprisingly, preferred analogy is with the PBX or office switchboard – it may not be sexy … Continue reading

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