More moving parts mean more chance of failure. Replace “moving parts” by “comatose IT servers” and the adage still holds true.
Do more with less. Who hasn’t already heard that in business? And just because something – like disaster recovery planning and management – is vital to ensuring enterprise survival does not mean that you cannot leverage your investment to get more out of it.
It may sound strange to talk about “touchy-feely” stuff like user experience in the context of IT disaster recovery. After all, the priority is on getting systems up and running again within recovery time and recovery point objectives, rather than sitting around in focus groups discussing feelings and opinions.
Time is money, as they say, and it is also a key factor in IT disaster recovery. Take, for instance, the well-known recovery time objective or RTO, which defines how fast you should get back to normal operations after an IT incident.
Military precision? Business descriptions? No fluff? All these qualifications have a bearing on a disaster recovery plan, but with certain conditions.
Artificial intelligence is finding its way into many applications and systems, so why not disaster recovery? The advantages are multiple.
The case of Code Spaces still echoes in cyberspace.
Governments often make legal requirements about things that could damage people’s health, whether in a physical, financial, or possibly other sense.
The title of this blog post could almost have read “Never send a human to do a machine’s job”.
If you have already installed mobile apps on your smartphone to go beyond the stock selection provided with the device, you may well have noticed how a mobile app asks for permission to access certain resources or take certain actions.
It’s always an editorial dilemma – Do we start with the event with the biggest business continuity impact? The event that was the most unbelievable? For the 2016 Business Continuity Review, we have some difficult choices, including the massive cyberattack of the toasters, the most powerful man in the world (soon) trying to carve up the Internet, and a smartphone threatening the health of a national economy.
Hooray for World Backup Day, you might think, reminding people how important it is to safeguard data and systems.