resilience & disaster recovery

Resilience & Disaster Recovery in Digital Transformation

Resilience & disaster recovery are generally seen as a business cost rather than a driver of value. Although businesses put a lot of investment into “keeping the lights on”, especially in banking, new digital technologies are seen as the drivers of value while resilience & disaster recovery are viewed as an expense rather than an…

FCA

Holding People Accountable: Thoughts on the FCA Discussion Paper

In July the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) jointly released a discussion paper on operational resilience. The paper highlighted the risks posed by cyber attacks and other disruptive operational incidents, and the financial system’s increasing reliance on technology and data. The paper urges firms to focus on how their response to…

Disaster recovery

5 Common Disaster Recovery Mistakes

Disaster recovery is becoming increasingly complex in the face of new challenges and threats, including terror threats, data breaches, supply chain risk, extreme weather events and political factors such as Brexit. There are internal factors influencing this, too. Organisations are becoming increasingly vulnerable to change and uncertainty as they become more complex, virtual and interdependent,…

Brexit

Planning for Brexit Technology Change: What CIOs Need To Know

Until negotiations have been finalised, we can’t know the degree to which Brexit will affect the IT sector within the UK’s financial services industry. However, organisations are already preparing for the potential scenarios that could arise and, in the face of uncertainty, are planning for every eventuality. Many businesses will follow through with their Brexit…

outage

“Too Big To Fail” – Why Do Big Banks Still Suffer Major IT Outages?

In the age of DevOps, Agile and continuous integration, major outages should be a thing of the past. If everything is automated and continually delivering, how can anything go catastrophically wrong? The truth is that most major organisations are nowhere near this DevOps utopia and still carry out major upgrades and migrations which heavily rely…

Rise Radio

CEO Ky Nichol on Rise Radio

Cutover CEO Ky Nichol spoke to Andrew Elphick, Director of Open Innovation Internal Programmes at Barclays, on Rise Radio. They discussed a number of topics, including: The best productivity apps The Barclays Techstars accelerator Creating an enterprise application that people wanted to use The founding of Cutover and developing an initial prototype into an enterprise-ready…

Mark Heywood

Meet the Team: Mark, Resilience Sector Specialist

We collaborate with subject matter experts to refine our offering for key use cases. Mark is a specialist in the resilience sector who provides guidance on how Cutover Enterprise can best be used for Enterprise Resilience Management. Name: Mark Heywood Role: Resilience sector specialist Can you give some background on your previous roles? I’ve run risk…