Monthly Archives: August 2012

What lessons can be learned from the Games?
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The London 2012 Olympic Games were more successful than any of us dared hope, not only in terms of the UK’s medal haul but also in terms of safety. While the threat level was upgraded to “severe” during the competition … Continue reading

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Economy and technology are the biggest challenges to business availability for Northern CIOs, but a recent survey shows a will to keep on top of the problem…
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A recent survey conducted by Vansen Bourne for SunGard Availability Services asked the CIOs of 250 UK organisations what disruptions were most likely to affect their business during 2012.  Perhaps unsurprisingly, technological issues topped the list of concerns: Whilst the … Continue reading

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Improving your firm’s resilience in today’s fast moving and challenging business environment
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Improving your firm's resilience is never a wasted effort in today's fast moving and challenging business environment. We consider ways to maximize the return on your efforts to date or to identify new ways of avoiding and overcoming disruption in … Continue reading

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Business Continuity Standard Looks to Ensure Trust between Organisations around the World
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The ISO’s recently announced business continuity standard (ISO 22301), developed to help businesses of all sizes, location or industry, will have wide ranging implications for organisations across the world. The standard, based on the British Standard BS 25999, aims to … Continue reading

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