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Dr. Jeffrey G. Williams, PhD


Binomial International, Inc. & DisasterRecovery.com Inc.

812 Proctor Avenue
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
Telephone: (877) BINOMIAL
(877) 246-6642
E-mail: drj@binomial.com
Websites: www.binomial.comwww.disasterrecovery.com

• Consultant
• Speaker
• Writer

Dr. Williams is a leading authority, author, lecturer and systems developer in disaster recovery planning.

Education:
BSc (Math, Physics), MS (Systems Engineering), PhD (Systems Engineering)

Professional Experience:
Managed and performed many studies in business/disaster recovery planning involving all aspects of this emerging science. Examples in recovery planning include such projects as:

  • Disaster Recovery Plan (Avid Technology Inc.)
  • Developed a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for the Tewksbury Campus of Avid Technology Inc., including business impact analysis and recovery procedures
  • Disaster Recovery Plan (Export Development Corporation)
  • Developed a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for the Export Development Corportion, including threat assesment and recovery procedures
  • Threat & Risk Assessment (Public Works & Govt Services)
  • Completed a threat and risk assessment for the Common Departmental Financial System (CDFS)
  • Disaster Recovery Plan (University of Ottawa)
  • Developed a comprehensive disaster recovery plan for the Computer Centre of the University of Ottawa.
  • Disaster Recovery Plan (NSERC)
  • Developed a comprehensive impact analysis and disaster recovery plan for the Information Technology Division of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council).
  • Contingency Plan (Software)
  • Developed and implemented a business plan for the design, production, and marketing of a DRP software package.
  • Contingency Plan (Environment Canada)
  • Developed a comprehensive business impact analysis and disaster recovery plan and conducted a technology transfer seminar for the Prairie and Northern Regions of Environment Canada
  • Contingency Plan (Carleton University Library)
  • Chaired a committee to develop business recovery plans.
  • Contingency Planning Survey (Federal Government)
  • Conducted a survey of federal government departments and agencies to assess their disaster recovery preparedness.
  • Contingency Plan (Petronas Carigali)
  • Developed an extensive disaster recovery plan for a major Malaysian Petro-Chemical company. Also included was Technology Transfer through seminars for the client.
  • Carleton University
  • Developed and presented courses in Disaster Recovery Planning.
  • DRP Risk Analysis (CRAD, Defence)
  • Analyzed the risks and threats to the computing facilities of Chief, Research & Development
  • DRP Risk Analysis (DEMPS, Defence)
  • Analyzed the risks and threats to the computing facilities of Director, Engineering & Maintenance Planning & Standardization
  • Disaster Recovery Planning (DLAEEM, Defence)
  • Developed a comprehensive disaster plan for the Software Engineering Centre.

Active memberships:

  • Disaster Recovery Information Exchange
  • Disaster Prevention & Recovery Assocation
  • Financial Management Institute
  • ACM-Special Interest Group for Simulation
  • Society for Computer Simulation IEEE:
  • Tech Comm on Microprogramming
  • Tech Comm on Microprocessors & Microcomputers Tech Comm on Personal Computing
  • Simulation Tech Committee
  • International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation

Topics for speaking, writing, and consulting:

  • All aspects of business/disaster recovery planning
  • Dr. Williams conducts three-day seminars on disaster recovery planning on a regular basis throughout the world

Technical publications & presentations:

"Disaster Recovery Planning, a Contemporary Seminar", Williams,J.G.
  • presented at Breckenridge Hilton, January 1998
  • presented at Chicago Rosemont Hotel, November 1997
  • presented at Boston Airport Center, September 1997
  • presented at Chicago Convention Center, June 1997
"Disaster Recovery Plans for Modern Organizations", Williams,J.G.& Wolf-Pany,M.
  • presented to the Cities At Risk Paris Conference, 1996
"Marketing in a Global Internetworked Environment", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to Financial Management Institute, November 1996
"If You Build It, They Still Might Not Come", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to Financial Management Institute, November 1996
"Input-Output Applications of the Internet", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to Electronic Commerce Association, May 1996
"Information Resources on the Internet", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to High Tech Entrepreneurial Association Annual Seminar, May 1996
"Disaster Recovery in the Banking Industry", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to Servibanco, Portugal March 1996
"Disaster Recovery Software Solutions", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the Disaster Recovery Conference, Electrical Power Research Institute, March 1996
"World-Wide Internet Marketing - An Entreprenurial Perspective", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the High Technology Entrepreneurial Assoc.,Jan 1996
"Minimizing Damage with a Disaster Recovery Plan", Williams,J.G.
  • Cyber Business Journal, August 1995
"Marketing on the Internet - What Works and What Doesn't", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the Ottawa Carleton Research Institute TEB,Nov.1995
"Minimizing Damage with a Disaster Recovery Plan", Williams,J.G.
  • Toronto Computes
"Project Management Aspects of Disaster Recovery Planning", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the Project Management Institute, 1994
"Minimizing Disaster Damage with a Recovery Plan", Williams,J.G.
  • Business Strategies for Success, Ottawa Business News, June 1993
"The Operations Research Connection in Business Recovery Planning", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the Canadian Operational Research Society, 1993
"Operations Research in the 90's", Williams, J.G.
  • presented to the Canadian Operational Research Society, 1991
"Cost-Benefit Analysis", Williams,J.G.
  • presented to the Centro Interamericano de Administradores Tributarios (CIAT), Trinidad,
"An Optimization Model for Planning Resources in Revenue Canada, Taxation", Williams, J.G. & Bose, S.
  • presented to the 1980 Summer Simulation Conference, Seattle
"A Resource Allocation Model Using Simulated Taxpayers' Behaviour Towards Compliance with the Tax Laws", Williams, J.G. & Bose, S.
  • presented to the 12th Annual Simulation Symposium
"The Impact of Policy Decisions on Taxpayers' Level of Compliance", Williams, J.G. & Bose, S.
  • presented to the Conference on Computer Simulation,United Kingdom Simulation Council, Harrogate
"Operations Research and Planning", Williams, J.G.
  • presented to Senior Managers, Department of Transport
"Simulation of Discrete-Change Systems", Williams, J.G.
  • presented to the Senior Government Officers' Development Course, Ottawa

"Analysis of the Problem of Jet Aircraft Separation over the North Atlantic", Nemesvary, L. & Williams, J.G., Bureau of Management Consulting Services, Ottawa

"An Appreciation Course in Management Science for the Manager"
  • presented for the Public Service Commission
"Air Transportation Simulation Models", Williams, J.G.
  • presented to the Data Processing Conference of the Federal Institute of Management,
"Compliance Measurement in Taxation", Williams, J.G.
  • presented to the Canadian Operational Research Society
"Applications of 'Fuzzy Sets' Algorithm in the Optimal Allocation of Resources", Williams, J.G., Bose, S., Barber, G.
  • presented to the 1981 ORSA/TIMS Conference, Houston
"Optimum Allocation of Resources to Competing Activities Represented by Piecewise Concave Return Functions", Williams, J., Bose, S, Lewicki, D.
  • published by the Operations Research Society of America
"Optimal Decision-Making with Multiple Objectives in Compliance Enforcement Programs of Revenue Canada, Taxation - a Decision Simulator", Williams, J.G., Bose, S., Barber, G.
  • published by the Annual Simulation Symposium

"A Proposal for A New Planning Process for Revenue Canada, Taxation", Williams, J.G.

"Description of the Federal Government Planning Cycle", Williams, J.G.

"Strategic Planning in Taxation", Williams, J.G.
  • published by the Centro Interamericano de Administradores Tributarios
"Manpower Planning Models", Williams, J.G.
  • Revenue Canada

"Control Systems for Resource Allocation", Williams, J.G., Ph.D. Thesis

Other publications:

"Interview with Dr. J.G. Williams on Disaster Recovery Planning"
  • Monitor Magazine, November & December 1997
"Binomial Launches Phoenix"
  • Monitor Magazine, February 1995
"Jeff Williams is a Master of Disaster"
  • Ottawa Sun, January 1995
"What to Do When Disaster Strikes"
  • Financial Times, September 1993
"Minimizing Disaster Damage with a Recovery Plan"
  • Ottawa Business News, June 1993

Publications pending:

"Incident Command", J.G. Williams
  • to be presented to the 9th Annual Corporate Contingency Planning Seminar Disaster Recovery Journal, San Diego March 15-18,1998
"Incident Management", J.G. Williams, J. Newton
  • to be presented to the Disaster Forum '98, Edmonton June 26-July 1,1998
"Experiencial Workshop", J.G. Williams, J. Newton
  • to be presented to the Disaster Forum '98, Edmonton June 27,1998
"Emergency Telecommuting Strategy", J.G. Williams, T. Restoule
  • to be presented to the Disaster Forum '98, Edmonton June 26-July 1,1998

Dr. Jeffrey G. Williams is a leading authority on recovery planning and leads a consortium of specialists as President of Binomial International Inc. He is an author and systems developer in disaster recovery planning and conducts seminars and projects for both industry and governments throughout the world. He takes a balanced approach to directing the provision of services in consulting, education and software development. He is the author of the Phoenix Disaster