Why IT Disasters Happen
wikibon, June 4th, 2019
June 4, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 1

This research explores the event triggers and root causes of why IT disasters happen

"The event triggers precipitate an initial event or anomaly. The root causes are the reasons why the initial event becomes a disaster. They are usually related to inability to recover from the event in a reasonable length of time. One of the major reasons why recovery takes so long and creates IT disasters is loss of data-in-flight...

The assertions in this research are based on joint collaboration between Wikibon and Alex Winokur, Entrepreneur & CTO of Axxana. Our collective experience in analyzing IT disasters and related scenarios spans many decades, including many examples that have been brought to our attention..."

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