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What does “back to work” mean for your business continuity planning?

What does “back to work” mean for your business continuity planning?

Organisations must revisit their operational strategies and business continuity planning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, the Grant McGregor team considers what this might mean for your business continuity planning and, especially, IT. In a recent blog, we looked at how the current...

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What has Coronavirus exposed about your disaster recovery and business continuity plans?

What has Coronavirus exposed about your disaster recovery and business continuity plans?

Disaster recovery and business continuity plans should be revisited on a regular basis to ensure they remain fit for purpose. The current coronavirus pandemic has us all moving forward those DR/BC reassessment planning sessions. There can be few businesses around the world that haven’t found their...

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One Year On from GDPR: What’s Changed?

One Year On from GDPR: What’s Changed?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. At the time it was heralded as a major change in the way individuals and organisations will think about – and collect, manage and secure – data.

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How setting up SOPs can help you deal with IT points of failure

How setting up SOPs can help you deal with IT points of failure

Creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) covering your core technology is valuable even within a small business. It will save you a lot of stress when having to deal with critical events and help your team when having to think and act under pressure. Moreover, setting up proactive actions will...

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Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

In a recent blog, we looked at the five steps required to develop an effective IT strategy. In this article, we will take a deeper look into one of these key stages: how to identify critical vulnerabilities and points of failure.

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How to ensure the success of your disaster recovery and business continuity plans

How to ensure the success of your disaster recovery and business continuity plans

The disaster recovery and business continuity expectations of senior business leaders are changing – how can IT managers respond to ensure the success of their disaster recovery and business continuity plans?

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What's the Difference between Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity?

What's the Difference between Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity?

What do businesses need to know when making plans for disaster recovery and business continuity? We explain the difference between the terms and why there is considerable overlap between the two.

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New Year... New IT Partner?

New Year... New IT Partner?

Technology isn’t the starting point for many small businesses and start-ups – unless technology is your business.

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Are You Adequately Testing your Backup and Recovery Plans?

Are You Adequately Testing your Backup and Recovery Plans?

 

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Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan & Process Up to Scratch?

Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan & Process Up to Scratch?

In recent years, the IT landscape has been transformed by digitalisation, Cloud, social and mobile – probably with significant impact on what a business-critical system looks like and what constitutes an IT disaster for your business.

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