James G. Barr

James G. Barr is a leading business continuity analyst and business writer with more than 30 years' IT experience. A member of "Who’s Who in Finance and Industry," Barr has designed, developed, and deployed business continuity plans for a number of Fortune 500 firms. He is the author of several books, including How to Succeed in Business BY Really Trying, a member of Faulkner's Advisory Panel, and a senior editor for Faulkner's Security Management Practices. Barr can be reached via email at

Articles by James G. Barr

Wind and water pose their own unique threats to data centers - and, as more than one pundit has observed, we seem to be experiencing a "storm of the century" every few years. Fortunately, there are approaches companies can take to mitigate risk.

Posted March 26, 2014

The term "big data" refers to the massive amounts of data being generated on a daily basis by businesses and consumers alike - data which cannot be processed using conventional data analysis tools owing to its sheer size and, in many case, its unstructured nature. Convinced that such data hold the key to improved productivity and profitability, enterprise planners are searching for tools capable of processing big data, and information technology providers are scrambling to develop solutions to accommodate new big data market opportunities.

Posted May 09, 2012