Tag: Management

14
Dec

How often do you test your Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Plan?

Any plan that is not tested is just a pile of paper. Many businesses across the region have yet to implement a business continuity and disaster recovery plan as part of their company planning. Some have a business plan, less have a marketing and sales plan and even fewer have a fully tested and proven…

10
Dec

The Time Is Now To Take Business Continuity Seriously

Every week there are more stories of natural disasters creating havoc around the world. From hurricanes hitting one of the biggest cities in the world and tornadoes wiping out entire towns in the Midwest to countless smaller but equally traumatic …

6
Dec

Business Continuity Takes A New Spin

When we think about business continuity or disaster recovery we often have visions of what occurred in New Orleans with Hurricane Katrina or more recently Super Storm Sandy in New York City. For some, it is the deadly tornado that …

30
Nov

What We Learned As Business Continuity Consultants

Who is helping you strategize your business continuity plan? That is right, who is helping you strategize when it comes to prepare for a natural disaster, serious equipment failure, fire, flood or any other disaster, man-made or natural that may …

12
Nov

Top 7 common mistakes in project management

Project management is one of the most crucial operations as it revolves around a number of interrelated and independent tasks. While working on a project, project managers and IT experts face a number of problems that can be easily ignored …

5
Nov

How to fire an employee and keep you out of trouble

No matter how much of a superstar manager you are, you will lose employees at some point throughout the life of your company, whether you end the employment, or the employee chooses to leave the company. It’s just the nature …

18
Oct

Common Traps in Small Business Risk Management

Risk management and security have been major concerns for all companies.  Business leaders heavily invest in security risk management, which aims to remove guesswork and ensure that operations run smoothly and efficiently. On average, companies spend millions on security experts and solutions. However, in the process, they also make a number of mistakes. In this…

30
Aug

Your Toronto Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Team

Do you have confidence in your data backups? Have you ever lost a critical spreadsheet that you have been working on, never to see it again? When was the last time your IT guy showed you that all of your information was backed up and could be restored in the event of a server or network crash? Has a disaster

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28
Aug

San Diego Earthquakes Shake Southern California This Past Weekend

Although they were relatively minor, the swarm of earthquakes that hit San Diego and the surrounding area on August 26, 2012 served as a not so gentle reminder that natural disasters are unpredictable. Business leaders with offices in Southern California and other areas that regularly fall victim to natural disasters need disaster recovery plans that…

14
Jul

Microsoft Does Away With Cubicles in Asia-Pacific Location

Some people like cubicles because they offer a semblance of privacy. Others find them confining and isolating. In Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices, they’re things of the past. Not only are employees in Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific offices devoid of confining cubicles but also assigned desks. Every day, each employee chooses a desk. For storing personal items, Microsoft provided…

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