Stories by Yong Ai Lei

Return on BCP

Even as the headlines regularly scream disaster, IT executives in Asia are struggling to guarantee 100 per cent uptime, or to confidently demonstrate the financial return from properly planning for the worst.
According to Eugene Wee, research manager for IDC's Asia-Pacific IT Services Research, many Asia-Pacific business executives have the mentality that investing in business continuity planning (BCP) is unnecessary because nothing untoward has yet happened. "Often it takes a jolt to a company to realise the importance of investing in business continuity and disaster recovery," he says.

Written by Yong Ai Lei27 Nov. 07 22:00

Next in line

When Noble Coker, then CIO at Hong Kong Disneyland was asked if he would like to transfer to an operational role at the theme park, his last concern was to find a successor. He already had someone in mind.
She was an internal candidate. Emily Chan had proven leadership capabilities, with good technical experience in both applications and infrastructure. She had already been nurtured, and screened by the management team and human resources (HR) department.

Written by Yong Ai Lei29 Oct. 07 22:00