Sometimes, IT can teach business a thing or two. In a recent survey on private cloud computing use, there was a statistic on the use of multipathing.
Power blackouts in business can range from a minor inconvenience to a major threat. Diggers slicing through power cables, extreme weather conditions bringing down power lines, or other local failures can all interrupt the supply of electricity.
There are hacks and there are business continuity hacks. Some hacks are bad news, especially when they target IT security and jeopardize business continuity, but others – the other kind of hack – could save the day in certain circumstances.
Machine learning, if you have not already met it, is the capability of a machine (a software application) to modify its rules and algorithms according to new data.
A well-known IT security solution vendor recently published a white paper about planning for business continuity, and listed typewriters as examples of equipment that should be safeguarded to prevent interruptions to an enterprise’s activities.
When computers ran on punched cards and information was stored and communicated using paper, suspicious individuals could sometimes be seen loitering close to the large rubbish bins or dumpsters used for corporate refuse.