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Apr. 30, 2013

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The Wikipedia of business resilience
Disaster Recovery Journal
Where disaster recovery once gave way to business continuity in the mid-1990s, business continuity is now giving way to business resilience. Availability, recovery, security and compliance processes and techniques have converged and must be managed concurrently to create an infrastructure that can sustain true business resiliency.
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How much risk can your company bear?
CFO Magazine
Most senior corporate executives, including CFOs, say their companies don't use a common metric called risk-bearing capacity to gauge their appetite for risky, financially threatening activities. But a large number of risk professionals — including some at the same companies — say their organizations do use RBC as a measurement of risk appetite.
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Companies are less prepared for risk
The Strategic Sourceror
Companies are struggling with risk analysis in strategic sourcing, according to a recent report from Aon Risk Solutions. The report found companies are overall less prepared for risk. Organizations that understand risk management is not just part of the business but a means to improve the organization can drive their bottom line, according to Supply Chain Digest.
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3 cloud technologies changing business continuity
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Building a reputation for reliability is invaluable when growing your small business. A lot of your reputation depends on one thing: availability. Today's cloud-based technologies are making it easier than ever for savvy small businesses to offer their customers an always-on, always-available and always-reliable service.
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Pharmacy Benefit Management

IPS has a comprehensive suite of PBM services structured to provide the highest quality prescription health services at cost containment prices while streamlining and simplifying the claims management process for adjusters. IPS also provides ancillary healthcare services to injured workers and policyholders in need of durable medical equipment and supplies, home healthcare, home therapy including physical, occupational, and speech, and transportation and language services through a single touch point. MORE
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Outsourcing: A prescription for continuity and risk management in mortgage banking
National Mortgage Professional Magazine
The economic justification for outsourcing in mortgage origination is generally thought of in terms of the historic cyclicality of the underlying mortgage business. The source of this historical variation emanates from the seasonality in the home purchase market and interest rate moves in the refinancing market. But the business has experienced radical changes in the last decade and the historic behavior of the market has been overwhelmed by periods of paucity and demand from the financial crisis and the responses to it.
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Top 8 HR risks, and how to handle them
HR Magazine
What's the risk? Not having the right people in place with the skills you need to compete, innovate or grow can seriously hamper an organization’s future. HR probably already looks at workforce planning in terms of risk management, but now you need to translate that to the rest of the organization. Collect data and analysis that builds a compelling case for adding this to the enterprise risk map. Concentrate 
on getting it on the business's agenda if it's not there already.
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SRM Is Your Global Recovery Partner

ServiceMaster Recovery Management is your single source solution for disaster readiness and rapid response. We are always ready. Now you can be too. MORE
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Risk management is critical for success
Journal of Commerce
Who is best qualified to manage the risk on major capital projects? This has to be one of the biggest concerns for contractors when it comes to pricing a project. It is clear that a sound and comprehensive system of risk management can play a critical role in problem avoidance when undertaking a major capital project. The term "risk" describes a formal management process that helps ensure the financial stability and safe operation of and organization.
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Saving your company from a social media nightmare
Risk Management Monitor
Facebook has more than 1 billion users worldwide. Twitter processes more than 340 million tweets per day. What is the liability for your company? Are you liable for postings made from employees' own devices? Can you legally access your employees' social media sites or base hiring and firing decisions on them?
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Safety tips for general contractors
Hammers Construction
Working in construction can be a risky job, more so than many other functions out there. If you spend your time on a construction site, you risk more than if you were an office worker.

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Risk management 101 — steps to minimize exposure
Auto Laundry News
A car wash owner or manager may wear many hats — as the decision maker, the customer service representative, the accountant, head of the marketing department, and maybe even the janitor at times.

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Surviving a natural disaster
Yuma News Now
Failing to prepare for a natural disaster is not an option for businesses. That's because 75 percent of companies without business continuity plans fail within three years of a disaster.

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Avoiding liability suits
The Journal
It's a fact that employment practices liability lawsuits constitute one of the most common types of liability lawsuit businesses face today, and once a claim gets rolling it is difficult to stop the financial devastation. Spurred by federal legislation, monetary awards for employment-related claims for harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, defamation, unfair hiring practices and other workplace torts are steadily rising.
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Economy grew at 2.5 percent in 1st quarter, amping fears of a stalled recovery
The Washington Post
A steep slowdown in defense spending tied to the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is undercutting the country's economic recovery, new government data revealed. The report showed gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.5 percent during the first three months of the year — significantly slower than most economists had expected. The culprit? A surprising 11.5 percent annualized drop-off in military spending.
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