This December, The Nation, a weekly journal of news, opinion and political analysis, named the president and CEO of Siam Cement Group (SCG), Kan Trakulhoon, as its “Businessman of the Year.”
Every business owner understands the benefits of ensuring that both they and their workers receive regular medical check-ups.
While businesses only need to update their disaster recovery planning documents periodically, business continuity plans often need to be adapted on a more frequent basis, responding to the challenges of new technologies, seasons or other external factors.
Due in part to the rising frequency and severity of data breaches over the last few years, it’s more important now than ever for IT professionals to have an active role in the business continuity plans of their employers.
With the holiday shopping season quickly coming to an end, business owners may find that their employees are taking more time out of their scheduled work day not to complete company tasks, but to engage in last-minute gift buying.
After experiencing severe flooding this summer, the city of Minot, North Dakota, announced on December 20 that it was ready to move forward with a comprehensive flood recovery plan.
This past November, Congressman Maurice Hinchey – a Democrat from New York – requested that more than $2.6 billion in disaster recovery funding be added to the federal fiscal budget for 2012.
Due to the constant threat of earthquakes and tornadoes, business and municipalities in Texas need to be prepared to handle whatever nature throws their way.
This past December, town officials from Berlin, Connecticut, met to revise their continuity of operations planning following its recent struggles in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
Since small business owners often only have a handful of employees, most of the weight for the development of upper-level company strategies must be put on their shoulders.