This is a very simple and straightforward post. It has to do with lessons learned … and learned … and learned … and … Apparently some management type folks have to learn “things” the hard way. Or. Never thought there was anything regarding Project Management to be learned. Except. Of course. Nothing could be further from the truth. For those who don’t know it, here is Lesson 1 from Project Management 101. … Click on the title to continue [...]
… just wanted to let you know I’m alive and well. Took on a new IT role a while ago with several very steep learning curves. Plus the usual winter, and sort of spring, “stuff”, along with dental work and other “fun filled” factors.
More to the point, I have a couple of new [...]
I am pleased to announce that despite the weather dropping into the low teens and twenties (brrrrrr) I was able to defrost my keyboard long enough to provide one new NotesOn and one update:
New: NotesOn: IT Fundamentals — Do Not Automate Confusion
Update: NotesOn: Cumulative Recovery Time Objective
Interestingly, the subject of automation has come up in a number of different conversations lately; generally around the area of trying to automate a business process that didn’t seem to be ready to be automated. I was chatting about this very subject with my wife (a long time CAO/CFO type) the other night and she just shook her head and said, too, it can’t be done. … Click on title to read more [...]
Good news! The “NotesOn: Risk Management – Disaster Impact Analysis Form” post has just been released. When you have a quiet moment please read it and, if there are any questions, send me an email (or add a comment if you are a registered subscriber). I look forward to them. Plus:
To de-clutter the [...]
I have made mention of and referenced the Disaster Impact Analysis (DIA) form (which I created and honed over the years) in a number of my previous posts. Herein, I will, at last, walk you through the form in detail, and in the process demonstrate why a typical Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is insufficient when it comes to designing IT’s Disaster Recovery systems; providing the ROI for the use of my DI. … Click on the title to read more [...]
… because … assuming there are no power outages or meteor strikes or other such unlikely events that would interfere … the brand new “NotesOn: Risk Management – Disaster Impact Analysis Form” post will be released … tomorrow! The graphics are done. The text has been proofed. And its ready to rock and roll!!!
Begun in Datacenter Assessment – Part II, here is the second half of the assessment list containing details on how to properly assess the risk levels of a, or several, datacenters. Again, plan on spending time working through each section. If you have any questions be sure to ask via a comment, or use my “Contact Us” page (for some reason the most popular method). Click on the title to read more … [...]
Here is the long awaited first part of the Datacenter Assessment list containing details on how to properly assess the risk levels of a, or several, datacenters. Plan on spending some time working through each section. The second part will be along soon. … Click on the title to read more [...]
The subject of differences between Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity came up again. During the discussion another idea came to me on how to graphically represent the two concepts, one that looks at the matter from another facet of the same jewel, … Click on the title to read more [...]