Executive Report

Pandemic I: Malicious Disruption (The Halloween Scenario)

Posted September 30, 2001 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Note: The present Council Opinion is the first of three on the subject of a pandemic -- an extensive disruption of our information infrastructure due to natural or malicious causes. The overall assertion is that such a pandemic is likely in our near future and that companies, governments, and economies need to take steps to buffer themselves from pandemic effects.



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James Bach
James Bach James Bach is founder and principal consultant of Satisfice, Inc., a software testing and quality assurance company. Mr. Bach began his career as a programmer, tester, and SQA manager in Silicon Valley,… Read More
Tom DeMarco
Tom DeMarco is a Cutter Consortium Fellow. He served on the Editorial Board of Cutter IT Journal (now Cutter Business Technology Journal) for more than 2 decades. Tom has been a frequent keynoter and moderator at Cutter Summits. Mr. DeMarco is a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He was the winner of the 1986 Warnier Prize for "lifetime contribution to the field of computing" and the 1999 Wayne Stevens Prize for "contribution to software… Read More
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