The best disaster survival manual may be obsolete if it doesn’t anticipate major disruptions to the supply chain or at outsourced operations. As a result, business continuity management programs are being designed to continually assess— as well as counter—risks stemming from the interdependencies integral to running a business.
BCM (business continuity management) gauges risks and protects operations. But recent debt crises, political upheaval and natural disasters signal the need for long-term resilience. The March 2012 10Minutes outlines how BCM can address:
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In today's competitive market, businesses need to look at every aspect of their strategy to gain competitive advantage. Hemant Ramachandra, is the Managing Director for our Business systems integration practice and offers the following insights on how a 360 view of business systems integration is more than just a technology issue.