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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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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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Instigate measures that can result in maximising your firms’ availability during the Games’ season
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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 … Continue reading

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Keep Your Ears to the Ground
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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 … Continue reading

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How well would you work without your morning coffee?
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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 … Continue reading

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Bolster your firm’s chances of success in the face of Olympic disruption
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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 … Continue reading

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A tumultuous few months – what impact does this have on business continuity?
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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 … Continue reading

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Technology and the Economy Tops the Concern Ladder in the UK
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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 … Continue reading

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