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Dustin Bolander Talks Disaster Recovery at Local ALA Seminar

 

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TPI CIO Dustin Bolander was chosen as a panelist for ALA’s Spring Seminar on Disaster Recovery (DR) & Business Continuity (BC). Austin’s chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators  also invited Matt Ridings, who oversees DR/BC planning for Norton Rose Fulbright, and two insurance experts from Shepard Walton.

 

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The panel discussed how law firms can minimize the impact of disasters by creating a DR plan, which allows them to bring up core business services as soon as possible after an unplanned service interruption. In addition to IT services and insurance liability, the panel also addressed some aspects of DR that are often overlooked:

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How would your firm survive a Catastrophe?

A managing partner once told me, “After my people, our data is our most valuable asset.” The value of data is undeniable. Unfortunately, so is its vulnerability. Critical information can be lost due to server malfunction, hackers, power surges, broken water pipes or any one of a hundred unpredictable disasters. Data backups are important, but they may not be enough.


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What Is the Difference Between Data Backup and Disaster Recovery?

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Need Some Help Selecting Your ERP?

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Your manufacturing company most likely has an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, or is considering one. While ERP is a critical component for any manufacturer, the selection, implementation and on-going support of an ERP can involve lots of people, products and companies. 

Technology Pointe does not sell or partner with any ERP vendors, we are just here to help as your manufacturing CIO. We have experience with several ERP systems and have managed implementations for software such as:   

  • Infor Syteline & Cloudsuite Industrial
  • CETEC
  • Misys
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Fishbowl 
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Cyber-Security is a Hot Topic

Social Media CybersecurityCybersecurity is a hot topic in all businesses these days. While most businesses are aware of the basics such as having a good firewall, protecting against ransomware and installing system patches, there are other areas that many companies do not think about that need to be covered and can also make day-to-day operations smoother for your teams.

 

 

 

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What can CIO Guidance do for your Business

We frequently have potential customers ask - Why do I need a CIO for my business? Technology Pointe's key benefit is the CIO guidance we're able to provide our clients. You will get a dedicated CIO for all your strategy and technology needs.

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Here are the Top 5 items to illustrate the importance of having a CIO.

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