Many movies have been made about the tragic story of the Titanic. Arrogance and ignorance was definitely present during its maiden voyage, which was Titanics last voyage.
Many warnings were given, but unfortunately, the warnings were not taken seriously. On April 14th, 1912 Titanic received six warnings that icebergs were present in their perimeter. On the night of April 14th, Titanic struck an iceberg and ultimately sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
For other entities, what happened to the Titanic does NOT have to happen to them. Many have learned from the mistakes that Titanic had made.
There are several examples that follow and form a parallel to what happened to Titanic and how an entity can learn from Titanics mistakes.
1. The Titanic only had 16 lifeboats, which was not nearly enough to save everyone on the ship.
Only about 60% of the entire lifeboats capacity was utilized! Does your company have a disaster plan in place? Are your computers, especially your servers, being backed up on a regular basis? Many servers are now being backed up on a daily basis and sometimes on an hourly basis.
When I was working at a Helpdesk,...