Small businesses can prepare for natural disasters, manmade crises and other threats with business continuity planning, but there will always be one aspect op operations outside their realm of control – the supply chain.
Preparing for major disasters is common in business continuity planning, but it can be easy to overlook minor crises at the same time, opening your company up to risks all the same.
The right disaster plan is critical for successfully navigating stormy waters, and small businesses need a good strategy even more so than their larger counterparts.
Blown transformers can force your business to adopt a backup plan.
While continuity of operations planning often focuses on local risks, there is a global component that companies need to consider as well.
Despite a significant increase in the number of officially declared natural disasters, 90 percent of Americans remain unprepared for an evacuation or emergency.
The California Department of Health and CDC are warning Americans that there might be an increase of whooping cough cases this year.
Business continuity efforts are a primary enterprise concern, but for companies with numerous branch offices, the needs of the overarching firm may not be the same at local offices.
There are many factors that shape how a firm is able to prepare for, respond to and recover from these incidents, but one unifying piece to the puzzle that doesn’t change between companies and industries is the need for solid communications.
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