PracticeConsultingTime to spread your bets

Time to spread your bets

This month's cover feature tackles a subject close to all IT directors' hearts: the safety of data.

There is no shortage of solutions on the market for those looking to backup and replicate their data. However, there is a wider issue to consider ? the physical location and distribution of data. Gary Flood recently returned from a trip to the US where he discovered that after the 11 September attack, companies are starting to rethinking the way they protect information.

There are some very valuable lessons here for those who want to proactively approach the subject of data security.

It is not only data that is being geographically spread. In our careers article, we look at how consultants are coping with the cultural differences when working abroad, You?re going to need more that a Berlitz travel guide to navigate the complexities you may experience.

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