Accelerated Business Continuity – Are Real-Time Analytics the Future?

How do you view Business Continuity? Is it all about avoiding business outages for a given speed of business, or should it also contribute to increasing that speed? After all, if business continuity is designed to move an enterprise away from slowdowns, then logically it should be moving the enterprise towards picking up the pace […]

How Technology Smooths the Way for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

While good planning and processes are at the heart of business continuity and disaster recovery, technology can accelerate the benefits as well. We live in an age of cloud computing and smartphones. Both can be used to help an organisation get back on its feet after incidents, or simply ride them out without severe or […]

Going Mobile with Business Continuity Test Scenarios

Business continuity doesn’t stop with the production of a shiny, new BC strategy, but has to go further, to include business continuity test scenarios. The big challenge here is to overcome complacency in the organisation. This can happen at the planning stage where an “it’ll be alright on the night” attitude is common. It can […]

Business Continuity Plan App

In this age of connectedness, welcome to the business continuity plan app. While an “app” can refer to any software that runs on a desktop or notebook computer, a tablet or a smartphone, it’s the smartphone app in particular that concerns us here. Although the devices listed above use different operating systems, Internet technology sometimes […]

Smartphone Business Continuity Software

Why make smartphone business continuity software? Because the smartphone is an easy-to-use tool that’s growing in use by leaps and bounds – already an estimated 450 million smartphone owners in 2011 among literally billions of mobile phone users – and it fits in your pocket. When that fire alarm goes off, it’s a lot easier […]

Smartphone APP for Business Continuity Plan

Making the most of the compactness, computing power and ease of use of smartphones, OpsCentre now has a new smartphone app for business continuity plans. Named MIRA for “Mobile Incident Response Application”, the app makes the most of the features on smartphones that are absent in other computing platforms. Paper-based or even PC-based systems, which […]