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Monday, July 30, 2012

Major Incidents happen every day.

370 Million Indians swelter in heat after power grid fails

Major Incidents are a part of life.  They are not really rare, nor should they be unexpected.  With that knowledge, the first question for you to ask is are you prepared for the next Major Incident that will befall you or your company directly or indirectly?

Business continuity and survival requires smart thinking and good planning.

Think smart...do you have a plan?

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Braun Tacon
5:42 pm pdt 

Monday, July 23, 2012

Sally Ride, first American woman in space dead at age 61

Sally Ride died peacefully today from pancreatic cancer according to her website.

RIP Sally Ride

UPDATE:  Courtesy of Gizmodo and the ISS, this must be Sally's view of heaven

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Braun Tacon
5:30 pm pdt 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy 4th of July 2012!

The Declaration of Independance.  Still going strong after 236 years. 

A very happy birthday to our United States of America.

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Braun Tacon

7:45 am pdt 

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BraunsBlog...Random musings on specific topics.  The central themes will be ITIL V.3, Information Security, and other sundry ITSM topics.  That said, there are many more things in this world on which to opine, so don't be surprised if I do now and then.

About me...Braun Tacon, Portland Oregon.  Husband, father, aviator and former Air Traffic Controller with over 20 years experience in the Information Technology and IT Service Management field, the last thirteen years of which having been spent at a Fortune 500 in the Pacific Northwest. 

Professional background and certifications include Aviation Management, Education, Systems Management, Information Security and Process, Standards and Quality Management.  Always delivered with a strong focus on ITIL and similar Process Improvement Frameworks such as LEAN, SixSigma and TQM (Thank you Mr. Deming!).

Hobbies include reading, writing, and even the occasional Karaoke contest!

All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.

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