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 period, meaning attack was highly likely, the efforts made by the country’s armed forces and […]
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 the age of cloud, workforce mobility and virtualization.
Business resilience for the Olympics & beyond… Getting ahead of the Games is about more than just transport issues — keeping a business running depends on so much more besides. It's not too late to instigate measures that can result in maximising your firms' availability during the Games' season — and well into the future […]
So you’ve been following all the useful advice and tips in SunGard Availability Services’ ten-step guide to Getting Games Ready and taken stock of what other business resilience boosting measures you can adopt before, during and after, so you’re confident you’re as prepared as you can be – well done. Now’s the time to be […]
If you’ve been following our series of Olympic blog posts on Getting Games Ready, you’ll notice we’re going back a few steps here because it’s so important. Don’t leave it any later to stockpile those non-perishable consumables – we’re talking coffee, toilet rolls and photocopier paper here – that make office life run smoothly. Now […]
It may only be a matter of days before the Games' opening ceremony and a little over a month until the Paralympics – but it's never too late to bolster your firm's chances of success in the face of disruption
What a couple of months we’ve had. Recently, we’ve seen instances that have knocked global, powerful organisations off their feet and caused severe controversy and disruption to operations and customer services. These high profile instances have occurred to businesses that live and breathe information availability, and the impact of the downtime has been clear for […]
Increasing red tape coupled with a lack of government support for UK business creates new hurdles each day, but is change afoot in 2012? Despite continued uncertainty in the macro global and local economic conditions, attitudes are improving slightly and businesses are still positive about their own prospects over the next year. Earlier this month […]