Tag Archives: Supply chain

What drives availability?
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When it comes to the technology we rely on to do our jobs or get on with our daily lives, we are much like toddlers in one respect: we want it and we want it now! If we can’t do … Continue reading

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Flood protection – how to make sure it doesn’t sink your business
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A Soggy Outlook 2012 was one of the wettest years on record. Over 52 inches of rainfall splashed down on Britain, despite the country experiencing a drought over the first three months. Over 8,000 homes and businesses were battered by … Continue reading

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Retail Resilience – Strengthen Your Supply Chain
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In recent years retailers have gone through a supply chain revolution, greatly reducing inventories and outsourcing to lower-cost regions with tremendous benefits. But these changes have made supply chains leaner, more complex and much more vulnerable. It’s obvious that today’s … Continue reading

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SunGard’s Continuity Management Solution (CMS) at a Glance
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CMS: Enabling comprehensive and professional business continuity planning across the enterprise. Based on the award-winning LDRPS®, SunGard Availability Services' BCM Software suite – Continuity Management Solution (CMS) - offers business risk assessment, business continuity plan development, and emergency notification in the … 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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The Ripple Effect of the Olympics
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At times, it can seem like everyone in the UK is focused on Olympic Games this summer. It will be a spectacular few weeks, but it’s worth noting that businesses across the UK need to be able to cope with … Continue reading

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Is Your Business Prepared for the Olympics? Your Employees Don’t Think So…
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Key findings: 88% of employees in the UK feel in the dark about Olympic Games working policies, despite 4 out of 5 businesses claiming to have made plans 40% of UK businesses admit to being less resilient to major organisational … Continue reading

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When a supplier fails, everybody hurts
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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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