Tag Archives: IT crises

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 Government cyber crises matter

Cyber crises are hardly unusual. But when government computer systems fail, the social, political and financial impacts are wider than ever. That’s a lesson the Australian Government has learned over recent months with a litany of IT problems which have … Continue reading

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Are computer crises the Achilles heel of business?

The American crisis authority Tim Coombs says crises may be unpredictable, but they should not be unexpected.  And continuing computer problems seem to be a constant reminder of what can go wrong and the threat to reputation In June a … Continue reading

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