Je suis un écrivain Je suis libre de penser Je suis Charlie. I am a writer I am free to think I am Charlie The global images of solidarity these past few days have been impressive don’t you think? This post is both an expression of support for the victims of the appalling events in […]
… Chatham House rules!
The UK Chatham House ‘think tank’ has come to the realisation that “Just in Time” models put companies at risk – by reducing their resilience. Always good to see these groups wake up and smell the roses! However it will be interesting to see if commercial, short-term profits continue to be placed ahead of long-term […]
… another year over, and a new one just begun
2011 brought us more evidence that we cannot predict all our risks. If you don’t believe me, check out the risk registers of News of the World/News Corp, Tokyo Electric Power Co or Pennsylvania State University and you should find the proof. Hopefully during 2012 we will start to appreciate the need for the ‘art’ […]
… customers in motion?
A lot has been written in the past week about the problems experienced by Research In Motion (RIM) and their Blackberry platform. Some of it highlights significant failings in the way we approach Business Continuity. For those of you who missed the story, here is the very short version. Outage was originally experienced in the […]
A good news story – corporate supports the community
Over recent weeks a large chunk of this country has been under water, the worst impacted areas are in Queensland. Here is a map showing the impacted area. One of the major economic impacts of this flooding has been on the coal mining industry. Estimates of the cost to the coal industry are up to […]