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Information technologies for business continuity: an implementation framework

Nijaz Bajgoric (School of Economics and Business Administration, Sarajevo University, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina)

Information Management & Computer Security

ISSN: 0968-5227

Article publication date: 1 October 2006

Abstract

Purpose

The paper aims at identifying key information technology enablers for business continuance.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper provides an analysis of the issues surrounding communication technology downtime and business continuity.

Findings

To be competitive, today's business has to be continuous from a data availability perspective and agile with regard to data access. System and/or application downtime are not an option in modern business since each hour, even minute, of downtime may generate negative financial effects. A framework for the design and implementation of a server operating environment for business continuance is presented.

Originality/value

Analyses an important issue in the business environment.

Keywords

Citation

Bajgoric, N. (2006), "Information technologies for business continuity: an implementation framework", Information Management & Computer Security, Vol. 14 No. 5, pp. 450-466. https://doi.org/10.1108/09685220610717754

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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