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Crisis or disaster? IT has helped blur the language

It’s time business stopped misusing the word disaster, and the IT industry needs to take a good share of the blame. Most recently, an April post on the Hewlett Packard Insights blog, declared: “In general, anything that significantly impairs day to … Continue reading

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Why organizations should focus on ‘natural’ crises

Nothing destroys reputation faster than a crisis.  And no crises are more damaging than the obvious ones which should have been predicted and could have been prevented. The rail disaster which destroyed the small Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic seems to … Continue reading

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