Today’s Digest 17. November 2012

News von Heute

  • Hamburg probt den Sturmflut-Ernstfall
    Zum Beginn der Sturmflutsaison haben DeichschĂŒtzer am Freitagabend in Hamburg den Ernstfall geprobt. Die Übung mit rund 400 Helfern offenbarte allerdings SchwĂ€chen.
  • 40 Engineers Worked 14-Hour Days, 7 Days A Week To Get Obama Reelected?Here Is Their Story
    The Obama campaign’s technologists were tense and tired. It was game day and everything was going wrong. Josh Thayer, the lead engineer of Narwhal, had just been informed that they’d lost another one of the services powering their software. That was bad: Narwhal was the code name fo…
  • Änderungen in der Suchfunktion der BCM-Tools Datenbank
    Liebe Leser der BCM-News, in den vergangenen Tagen gab es mehrfach Probleme mit der Erreichbarkeit der Seite. Nach intensiven Recherchen mit toller UnterstĂŒtzung des Providers und meinem WordPress Profi inpsyde konnte die Ursache jetzt identifiziert werden. Suchroboter hatten die Suchfunktion der MarktĂŒbersicht fĂŒr BCM-Tools mit Suchanfragen geflutet bis der leistungsfĂ€hige Server ĂŒberlastet war. Da noch andere […]
  • More Evidence Concerning Delta Airlines Understanding That Supply Chain Does Matter
    Supply Chain Matters has commented on several occasions regarding Delta Airlines and its strategies to understand and more efficiently manage the major cost drivers of the airline supply chain. That included the bold move to actually acquire its own oil refinery to control the largest determinant o…
  • UnglĂŒck im Golf von Mexiko: Ölplattform brennt nach Explosion
    Gerade erst zweieinhalb Jahre ist es her, dass eine Explosion auf der “Deepwater Horizon” im Golf von Mexiko eine der schlimmsten Umweltkatastrophen in der US-Geschichte verursacht. Nun kommt es wieder auf einer Bohrinsel vor der KĂŒste von Louisiana zu einem UnglĂŒck.
  • [priv] Why Cell Phones Went Dead After Hurricane Sandy – Bloomberg
    After Hurricane Sandy, survivors needed, in addition to safety and power, the ability to communicate. Yet in parts of New York City, mobile communications services were knocked out for days.
  • Two missing in oil platform blast
    An oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico caught fire after an explosion Friday, leaving at least 11 injured and two missing, authorities said.
  • Today’s Digest 16. November 2012
    News von Heute How ‘black swans’ and ‘perfect storms’ become lame excuses for bad risk management The terms ‘black swan’ and ‘perfect storm’ have become part of public vocabulary for describing disasters ranging from the 2008 meltdown in the financial sector to the terrorist attacks of September 11. But according to Elisabeth PatĂ©-Cornell, a Stanford […]
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