Redundancy and Fail-Safes Part 2

What do you do when a service you depend upon evaporates?Think of all the parts to your business.  Think of the suppliers, vendors, services, contractors, and other cogs that mix together to create the value that is your business.--You lose your electricity.  What do you do?--You lose your water supply.  What do you do?--Your key supplier sends an … [Read more...]

Redundancy and Fail-Safes

How many systems failed in the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill?How many different things went wrong, all at the same time.Can the same thing happen in your business?  Sure it can.Can the same thing happen to you in your personal life?  Sure it can.Shouldn't we be thinking about the fail-safe on the fail-safe?I've been backing my computer up for fifteen … [Read more...]