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55% of consumers switched providers due to tech complications during COVID-19

Consumers’ dependence on digital services has been on full display during COVID-19. As per a new study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Sungard Availability Services...

The use of digital services more than doubled on average during the pandemic. Here’s what that means for businesses.

Consumers have become more and more reliant on digital services in recent years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, those services became essential. ...

EXL: Moving Towards a New DR Model

When customers rely on you to manage their critical business processes, their success— and yours—rides on IT resiliency. And as more of those processes...

Major luxury retail brand weaves resilience into business plan

When a well-known U.S.-based retailer acquired several new brands, management sought to establish a common IT platform to integrate operations and accommodate future...

Reimagining operational resilience in the aftermath of COVID-19

Many organizations believed they were prepared to withstand a business disruption. Then COVID-19 arrived and the reality set in: They were not as ready as they thought. ...

How to plan for a natural disaster during a pandemic

Annual hurricane season forecasts are here, and the news is less than ideal. Colorado State University’s forecast predicts "above normal" activity for the 2020 season....

Backblaze Case Study: You’re gonna need a bigger boat

Legend has it that the classic line “You’re gonna need a bigger boat” from the movie ‘Jaws’ came from screenplay co-writer Carl Gottlieb. He added the line based on comments...

Age is only a number, especially for mainframes

The first commercial mainframe computer was introduced in 1951. That makes the mainframe roughly the same age as actor Mark Hamill, rock star Sting,...

Top cybersecurity and operational resilience challenges in 2020

Nasty new ransomware tactics. SIMjacking. Increased attacks on government and healthcare organizations. Welcome to 2020 — a year that’s expected to be ripe with...

Cabot Financial Services: Listening is key to best-fit approach

  When coming up with a plan for driving down personal debt, there are many strategies for keeping tabs on your loans, paying them back faster and staying on track. And...

How to Hire for Operational Resilience

How do you hire the best people to help your organization be more resilient? What are the qualities and skills to look for in job candidates? Here's one...

The Next Best Thing to Being There: Virtual Sports

In 1965, AT&T launched a memorable ad campaign about the importance of keeping in touch via long distance. Their award-winning tagline was "It's the next...
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