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Leveraging the Network Effect in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

March 29, 2018 12:36 pm

The Network Effect is the idea that a product or service increases in value as more people utilize it.  This is a key concept underlying the rise of the Network Economy.  In the Network Economy the number of connections to a product or service drives its usability and value.  Airbnb is a flagship member of … Continue reading "Leveraging the Network Effect in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery"

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Starting a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program – Part II

January 2, 2018 2:34 pm

This series is dedicated to providing direction for applying Project Management principles to starting a Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program.  This is the second installment of a multi-part series.  In this installment we will focus on the Project Planning phase.  The first installment of this series can be reviewed by clicking here.  Subsequent segments … Continue reading "Starting a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program – Part II"

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Avoid Common Disaster Recovery Plan Pitfalls

January 2, 2018 2:20 pm

Disaster Recovery planning can be painstaking.  There are so many nuanced areas of focus that it is easy to miss key information that could hinder or block restoring systems and data within the time frames required by the organization.  Exercising plans is essential to help illuminate these hidden risks.  Here are some items we frequently … Continue reading "Avoid Common Disaster Recovery Plan Pitfalls"

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The Work of Innovation

January 2, 2018 2:17 pm

There is a common misconception that innovation involves people sitting around thinking about things until something groundbreaking comes to mind.  That abstract notion of what it means to be innovative and to bring an innovative thought to reality has next to nothing in common with the truth.  The easiest way to prove this is to … Continue reading "The Work of Innovation"

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Starting a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program

January 2, 2018 1:53 pm

This series is dedicated to providing direction for applying Project Management principles to starting a Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program.  This is the first installment of a multi-part series.  In this installment we will focus on the Project Initiation phase.  Subsequent segments will be aimed at additional phases of starting a BC/DR Program, … Continue reading "Starting a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Program"

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Monday Morning Quarterback Review of the 2011 Indianapolis Colts and Risk Management

January 2, 2018 1:46 pm

While a debate regarding who is the best quarterback in the National Football League would certainly include multiple viewpoints, there is little disagreement among those close to the sport about which team can best do without its top passer.  Over the last several years it has become generally accepted that the team least capable of … Continue reading "Monday Morning Quarterback Review of the 2011 Indianapolis Colts and Risk Management"

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