Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity are two much-discussed topics, with universal agreement among executives as to their importance. In practical terms, however, most organisations’ DR and BC plans are not regularly reviewed for their currency or stress-tested for their ease of implementation in an emergency.
Here’s our guide to the best practice in setting, reviewing and regularly testing your DR and BC plan.
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To persuade your board to invest in your initiatives, you should consider leveraging data and metrics to support your proposals. By presenting evidence-based arguments grounded in real-world data, you can demonstrate the potential impact of your initiatives and instill confidence in the board members.
Here are key aspects to consider in your presentations.
To secure funding for their initiatives, Technology Leaders must build relationships with individual board members. This strategy involves understanding their priorities, addressing their concerns, and creating advocates for the proposed initiatives. Learn more…
Technology Leaders must effectively communicate the benefits of their proposals by creating a compelling business case. By presenting a well-structured and persuasive argument, leaders can increase the board’s understanding of the value and feasibility of their initiatives, ultimately enhancing their chances of securing the necessary funding. Here are key aspects to consider when communicating strategy
To secure funding for their initiatives, Technology Leaders must align their proposals with the overall business strategy of the organisation. This strategic alignment is crucial for establishing a clear connection between the proposed initiatives and the company’s long-term goals. By showcasing how their ideas contribute to the organisation’s success, leaders can enhance their credibility and
This article explores the critical relationship between the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the board of directors, specifically focusing on how senior management can successfully convince their boards to invest in their ideas.
We present five key strategies for CIOs to persuade their boards and gain financial and political support for their initiatives now and into the future.
Technology leaders are increasingly moving into the top role in organisations across all industries. Learn why modern CIOs, with their unique blend of tech savvy and strategic leadership, are becoming the top pick as the CEO. Discover key qualities, challenges, and actions you can take if you are an aspiring CEO.
These days a breach of your systems is no longer unthinkable. Now the battleground has shifted to early detection and response. Two technologies can assist you to defend your network: EDR and SIEM. Discover their essential features and how they work together to dramatically improve your security posture and ability to detect and respond to a breach.
Discover the expanded role of Technology Leaders in identifying and integrating Shadow IT to boost organisational efficiency. Learn strategies for risk management, fostering innovation, and aligning rogue tech with the official IT function.
An independent review of your Technology Roadmap ensures alignment with evolving business needs, provides fresh insights, and mitigates biases, bolstering board and CEO confidence and accelerating the attainment of your IT goals.