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Is there a new kid in town?

Is there a new kid in town?

In today’s international learning landscape the role of e-Learning/on-line learning is providing more and more opportunities for International Schools to leverage a greater capacity to provide a differentiated venue for learning to support their respective learning communities. The growth of this learning medium in education and industry is significant, the number reflect this “5.6 million [...]

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There is a war going on in my internet!

There is a war going on in my internet!

Somehow late in the game I have suddenly realized in the background of my life there was a war going on in my Internet and still is most likely, and without much fuss or noise it took place and I suspect is still going on. It is one of these new dimensions of war, it happens [...]

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Forget the Box!

Forget the Box!

Walking around our school, one thing that always grabs my attention is the capacity of our learners to engage independently in the process of creative innovation to generate something quite unique and original. Unfortunately this often happens outside of the classroom setting, or in an elective classes, after school activity as the structure and expectations [...]

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Where is the manual?

Where is the manual?

When is the last time you opened up the manual from some device  you purchased, sat down and went through the pages to become familiar with your purchase? The chances are a long time ago. To be honest nowadays often items do not come with a manual at all. This last week we had the [...]

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While I Was Waking Up

While I Was Waking Up

This post is dedicated in memory of Gil Scott-Heron. Connectivity, seamless integration, multiple digital devices all connected to my habits and likes. The seamless options to integrate my blogs with my social media accounts…all provide wonderful opportunities. They simplify many tasks and interactions I deal with on a day to day basis. At times these [...]

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Organizational Shrapnel

Organizational Shrapnel

…as with any end to a international school year there comes moments of reflection and looking back that generate ideas and new perspectives. This year has been a challenging one on many levels due to a host of odd circumstances and situations in my department and school that effected us all in the IT Department, [...]

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ISO 22301 to Replace BS 25999-2

According to various sources, the leading business continuity standard BS 25999-2 will be replaced by an international standard ISO 22301 by the end of 2011. This kind of transition is normal – the same thing happens with most management standards, for instance with ISO 27001 when in 2005 it succeeded BS 7799-2. So what are [...]

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BS 25999-2 Implementation Checklist

Your management has given you the task to implement business continuity, but you’re not really sure how to do it? Although it is not an easy task, you can use the BS 25999-2 methodology to make your life easier – here are the main steps necessary to implement this standard: 1. Obtain management support Although [...]

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Disaster Recovery vs Business Continuity

Has it ever happened to you that your management has given you the responsibility to implement business continuity just because you are in the IT department? Why is business continuity usually identified with information technology? This is probably because business continuity has its roots in disaster recovery, and disaster recovery basically is all about information [...]

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How to Deal with BCM Sceptics?

Have you ever heard something like “It can’t be done”, “It has no use”, or “It’s useless if a major disaster occurs”? If you implemented business continuity management, you probably did. Naturally, such an attitude would not help your project, so here are some suggestions how to handle such people. “If a major disaster occurs, [...]

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