Tag: Business

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 …

14
Nov

Beware of the Cyber-Grinch – Safe Online Holiday Shopping Tips

Dell security experts provide tips and advice for a safe online shopping experience – More than half of Internet users in Canada shop online to purchase goods and services to the tune of $15.3 billion annually, according to a Statistics …

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 …

28
Sep

Hackers attack Canadian energy giant Telvent

It was shocking to hear that Telvent, the energy giant from Canada, was breached by hackers and a number of its customers’ project files were stolen from its server.  It was really embarrassing for the reputation of a company whose systems are used to control more than half of all oil and gas pipelines in…

7
Sep

Science fiction comes to life with 3d printers

Finally there is breakthrough in modern science that will bring in science fiction stories even closer to reality.  This is the technology of 3d printing that can make exact replica of real life things or objects with no deviation at all. It is almost like that science fiction where you enter into a machine and…

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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12
Jul

Fire in Calgary Shaw Building Disrupts Communications, More

Once again, we are reminded that disaster can strike anywhere, at any time. On July 11, 2012, a fire broke out in a transformer on the 13th floor of the Calgary Shaw building and triggered the sprinklers. The ensuing downpour disabled the building’s backup system and caused a power outage throughout the building that affected…

25
Jun

Is Your Canadian Business Prepared for the Worst?

Although the wildfire mainly threatened residences, it could just as easily have spread to the business district. In fact, according to NTV, the fire is only about 30 kilometers away from the towns where many businesses are located. What solutions do you already have in place to ensure that your employees will be able to…

24
Apr

April 25 is Administrative Professionals’ Day

The week of Apr. 23-27, 2012 marks Administrative Professionals Week in North America, and Apr. 25 is Administrative Professionals’ Day. The term administrative professional covers a wide range of jobs, but Administrative Professionals’ Day is meant to recognize the contributions of administrative support professionals such as secretaries, administrative assistants and receptionists. Believe it or not,…

5
Apr

IT and Process Innovation? Why not?

Business leaders must constantly come up with new ideas that they want to remain competitive in their industries. That’s just the way things.  Those who find faster, easier, more efficient or more effective ways to satisfy customers’ needs are the ones whose businesses thrive. And when it comes to new ideas, does it really matter…

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