Just 24 hours away from shutdown
- U.S.Businesses Must Fend Off Violence,Viruses,and Blackouts. Friedel, Rick // Business Journal (Central New York);1/23/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p39
Discusses the necessity of business continuity plans in the United States. Planning for responses to respond to disasters or emergencies; Study commissioned by AT&T, which shows the percentage of businesses that do not have a business continuity plan; Examples of sound business continuity...
- Massive Blackout Should Serve As Wakeup Call For Disaster Management. Eager, John // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;9/15/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 37, p33
Focuses on the unpreparedness of homeowners and businesses on massive power blackout. Implication of massive power outage to businesses; Necessity to develop comprehensive disaster plans; Formulation of a plan to upgrade the power system by public policymakers and energy companies.
- Power cut worries. // Supply Management;4/1/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p13
Reports that a third of British organizations are not prepared for the type of blackout that crippled the United States in 2003, according to a study conducted by information technology insurance firm, NCC Group. Main faults including poor business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
- When disaster strikes. Irwin, Doug // Radio Magazine;Oct2005, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p40
Focuses on emergency planning when there is a disaster. Factors to be considered when there is a power outage; Role of radio stations during emergencies; Significance of corporate management to emergency planning.
- Take some advice from the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. Taulbee, Chip // Fort Worth Business Press;12/9/2013, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p2
In this article, the author focuses on the importance of disaster management in a business enterprise reflecting on his work experience at his office located at Mallick Tower in Fort Worth, Texas. He states that once Mallick Tower's electricity system failed because of improper water drainage...
- Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? Ruth, Joao-Pierre S. // njbiz;8/25/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 34, p8
Reports that the August 14, 2003 blackout in the U.S. has emphasized the need for disaster-recovery plans among companies or businesses. Key factor attributed to the blackout incident; Problems raised by the blackout to businesses; Backup power supply that saved Infocrossing Inc. from the blackout.
- Make a Disaster Plan, Work Your Disaster Plan. Olson, Chris // Buildings;Feb2013, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p6
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including one on disaster planning and one on the frequency and duration of blackouts in the U.S.
- Tech-reliant firms urged to act faster in emergencies. // Supply Management;4/15/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p9
Reports that the information technology services firm EDS Corp. has published a guide to help computer-reliant businesses act faster in emergencies. Better operations during blackouts, denial of service attacks and viruses; Web site.
- In the Dark. // Environmental Design & Construction;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p6
Comments on the impact of the August 2003 power blackout in North America on the region's environmental design and construction businesses. Inconvenience caused by the blackout due to the industry's dependence on power; Opportunities that such events can create for the development of technology...