BCM Plan
Assigning the right people to the right roles is critical in achieving business continuity management (BCM) goals. By Karven Naidoo, Client Executive, ContinuitySA It seems obvious, but many organisations fall short in this area: once the need for BCM has been agreed and a plan has been drawn up, scant attention is paid to assigning roles and responsibilities. Equally lacking is the framework for evaluating results. This is especially true when a company uses an Read More
BCM
In the real world, one needs to tailor one’s appetites to one’s pocket—and to what one really wants to achieve. The same thinking applies to designing the right Business Continuity Management (BCM) solution. By Renier du Plessis, Client Executive, ContinuitySA In an ideal world (perhaps) we would have it all. But in the real world, we have to balance what we need with what we want—and what we can afford. We do this all the Read More
Disaster Recovery as a Service
Disaster recovery is non-negotiable. The question is why you would want to do it on your own. By Karven Naidoo, Senior Client Executive, ContinuitySA “As a service” is a concept that is changing many industries, and business continuity is one of them. More specifically, disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is making it possible for organisations to benefit from professionally managed DR at a fraction of the price. DRaaS employs modern technology to replicate or Read More
Registered trademark
Trademarks protect a company’s intellectual property, and thus play a key role in encouraging innovation and ensuring organisational longevity. By Cindy Bodenstein, Marketing Manager, ContinuitySA How does one tell whether a company or country is a leader? More importantly, how does one tell whether either are likely to continue being profitable or successful? Of course, there are many answers but one of the important things that analysts look at is the number of patents and Read More
business continuity
One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation, says Michael Davies, CEO, ContinuitySA. “We live in an increasingly connected world, which means that risk triggers are increasingly interconnected and complex. This also means that when risks materialise, they can play out in unexpected ways,” he says “So while it remains important to undertake a thorough scoping of the risks each Read More