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Challenges for Continuity Planning 2014. What kind of plan do you have? If you’re thinking about high availability architecture read this article by Jon Toigo. HA is not appropriate for all applications and data and it’s usually more expensive than other approaches. Click HERE>>
- The 16th Edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE -- Hot Off the Press!
The 178-page GUIDE includes a feature section of articles titled: “The Road to Resilience.” The one-stop GUIDE is where the BC & EM industry gathers on an annual basis. To view a digital copy, Click HERE>>
- Cybersecurity – Opinions All Over the Map!
Consumers don't really care? World leaders at Davos say unemployment poses greater risks than cybersecurity? An expert says a chemical disaster would be easy? Who knows? Click HERE>>
- Would You Like to Schedule Your Next Disaster? One Expert Suggests It.
InfoWorld's Paul Venezia suggests IT professionals should look at scheduled downtime as an opportunity to do disaster recovery on your own terms. Click HERE>>
- After the Headlines Fade: Opportunities for BC Professionals to Have Impact
This week two stories about post-disaster recovery and restoration highlight how the private sector can help during recovery, and how relief efforts can accomplish so much more. Click HERE>>
- Governor of New York Launches Massive Training Program for Citizen Preparedness
Governor Cuomo plans to have 100,000 volunteers trained this year in the state of New York to assist with future disasters such as Hurricane Sandy. Click HERE>>
- FEMA to Ask States to Account for Climate Change in Disaster Plans
FEMA's "Blue Book" is about to be revised, and states will be asked to update their disaster plans to account for risks associated with climate change. Click HERE>>
- New Maps from Department of Interior Provide Wealth of Risk Data
The US Interior Department has recently updated and made public maps showing risks such as earthquakes, tornados, floods and more. Click HERE>>
Continuity Professionals Come Together. Support typhoon Haiyan-Yolanda relief by donating to the DRI Foundation. Every penny will go to relief and recovery efforts. Send a message of support, help, and hope from our community to those in need. Click HERE>>
Principles and Practices of Business Continuity. This book explores the subject of BC Management: from basic principles to best practices. Learn development, delivery, exercise and maintenance of an effective BC program. Click HERE>>
National Hurricane Conference 2014. Orlando, FL. April 14-17. Save lives and property by improving hurricane preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. Exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve Emergency Management. Click HERE>>
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Bell selects Canadian ERMS to support their Olympic broadcasting team!
ERMS will support Bell Canada’s 400+ team during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, as they did for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. ERMS Advantage will provide easy-to-use mission critical tools for real-time team communication. It allows the large coverage team to report their status on a regular basis which enables Bell’s security team to quickly determine who may need assistance and focus their attention on employees who have not reported their status. Click HERE>>
HCL Technologies and CSC Announce Strategic Partnership
HCL Technologies, a global IT services provider, and CSC, a provider of next-generation IT services and solutions, have formed a strategic partnership to address the substantial market opportunity created by the need for enterprise clients to modernize their applications and transition to the cloud. HCL and CSC will create an application modernization delivery network to enable enterprises to shift from legacy technologies to a cloud-enabled platform. Click HERE>>
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