Continuity of operations planning might be one of the most difficult tasks a business needs to accomplish.
Small businesses always have a tougher time of continuity of operations planning.
As 2014 draws to a close, companies need to be away of the trends occurring throughout the business continuity space.
Business continuity is often conflated with disaster recovery, when, in fact, there are important differences between the two that are sometimes lost of firms investing in a strategy.
A recent Ovum poll found that 87 percent of companies believe business continuity and disaster recovery are their top priority when it comes to risk management and security.
Small businesses often have a harder time advancing their business continuity plans because they have less resources to work with, fewer employees and small budgets.
IT is often one of the most important factors in business continuity planning, and as companies seek to optimize their technology in day-to-day operations, they also need to consider the best way to protect these systems during a disaster.
Solid business continuity planning requires being prepared for anything and everything, and this means learning to adapt to the seasons as well.