People Must Be at the Center of Business Continuity Planning: New Trends and Directions in Workforce Resiliency​

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Don't forget about the most important element of your business continuity planning: your people. After all, what use would it be to have your systems, data, networks, and applications up and running if there are no people to use them? And who will recover them in the first place, if not your people? This white paper identifies 5 new trends in business continuity planning that involve putting your workforce at the center: a tiered workforce, strategic communications, blended solutions, workforce resiliency, and rigorous exercises. Read this white paper to learn more about how to fortify your business' resiliency and your disaster recovery program by taking your people into consideration.

 

 

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Adapting to the Changing Cloudhttp://www.sungardas.se/Referensuppdrag-kunskapscenter/White-Papers/Pages/adapting-to-the-changing-cloud.aspxAdapting to the Changing CloudDatacentertjänster;Kontinuitetsplanering och återställningstjänsterNew research from IDG shows that organisations arerelying on cloud computing and recovery services to achieve positive business outcomes. Learn why IT are viewing the cloud as a atrategic business driver.
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Cloud Workload Migrationhttp://www.sungardas.se/Referensuppdrag-kunskapscenter/White-Papers/Pages/Cloud-Workload-Migration.aspxCloud Workload MigrationMolntjänsterThe cloud services market remains relatively immature but is forecast to grow significantly within the next five years in terms of both subscriber numbers and value. Enterprise IT departments have, to date, moved a limited number of specific applications, most commonly web applications (40%), office suites (25%), and CRM/ERP applications (23%) offered under a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, out of their own data centres and server farms and into external cloud hosted environments.
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Continuing Your IT Journey to the Cloud Part 2http://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/Continuing-Your-IT-Journey-to-the-Cloud-Part-2.aspxContinuing Your IT Journey to the Cloud Part 2Cloud Services;Hosting ServicesSome applications can be moved to the cloud more easily than others. Some factors impacting the ease of migration include how many dependencies the applications have, the way the code is written and in which language, the degree of support with migration tools, and whether you have the internal expertise to virtualize the application.
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Making App Dev Truly Agilehttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/Making-App-Dev-Truly-Agile.aspxMaking App Dev Truly AgileApplication ManagementApps are the path to addressing business imperatives including innovation, the development of new business models, and that the delivery of superior customer experiences. But apps also enable you to address foundational imperatives operational efficiency and effectiveness, supply chain agility, and human capital management.
4 Steps to Revitalize Business Continuity Programshttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/4-Steps-to-Revitalize-Business-Continuity-Programs.aspx4 Steps to Revitalize Business Continuity ProgramsBusiness ContinuityIn IT, complexity grows over time. When companies adopt a new enterprise technology, it always affects their processes and workflow – often causing “messes” and “clutter” that need to be cleaned up. That’s an essential task in any production environment and it never ends. Growing complexity has to be managed by your team and that management takes time, resources, personnel, and energy.
Paradox of Compliance: Business Continuity and Resiliencehttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/Paradox-of-Compliance-Business-Continuity-and-Resilience.aspxParadox of Compliance: Business Continuity and ResilienceBusiness Continuity;Security &; ComplianceThe world is changing by the minute, both your organization and external forces. It’s time for a different approach.
Top 10 Ways to Address PCI DSS Compliancehttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/Top-10-Ways-to-Address-PCI-DSS-Compliance.aspxTop 10 Ways to Address PCI DSS ComplianceCloud Services;Consulting Services;Hosting Services;Security &; ComplianceHeadlines have been written, fines have been issued and companies around the world have been challenged to find the resources, time and capital needed to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Companies not only have to embrace the new policies and implement changes to network configurations, they must also ensure that a solution is in place to protect cardholder data.
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7 Keys to Unlocking a Modern Business Continuity Approachhttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/7-key-considerations-for-switching-to-business-continuity-management-bcm-software.aspx7 Keys to Unlocking a Modern Business Continuity ApproachBusiness ContinuityOrganizations use a number of tools to build business continuity plans and support their business continuity programs, from Microsoft® Word and Excel® to more specialized software products, which support only a portion of their continuity program requirements.
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The 12 Best Cloud Computing Articles of the Yearhttp://www.sungardas.com/Resource-Center/WhitePapersandAnalystReports/Pages/12-best-cloud-computing-articles-of-the-year.aspxThe 12 Best Cloud Computing Articles of the YearCloud ServicesDownload our 12 must-read cloud computing articles eBook and learnThe Top 5 Lies Your Cloud Salesperson Will Tell YouWhat is Auto-Scaling or Cloud Bursting3 Questions to Drive Your Enterprise Cloud ArchitectureAnd much more...

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