5 pitfalls in business continuity planning to avoid

Fearing a disaster is just one of the many setbacks that needs to be overcome in continuity planning.

Continuity of operations planning might be one of the most difficult tasks a business needs to accomplish.

Top 5 steps in continuity of operations planning for small businesses

Small business continuity can be trickier than that for larger enterprises.

Small businesses always have a tougher time of continuity of operations planning.

3 business continuity themes to pay attention to

Being prepared is half the fight for business continuity.

As 2014 draws to a close, companies need to be away of the trends occurring throughout the business continuity space.

Understand the difference between disaster recovery and true continuity

Understanding the difference between disaster recovery and business continuity will help a business overcome many obstacles.

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.

Business continuity a top priority for companies, but fewer companies prepared for risk

Businesses need to be careful not to focus on only one area in business continuity planning.

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.

5 tips for small business continuity efforts

Small business owners may find continuity of operations planning a greater challenge than they expected.

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.

Separating voice and data systems could benefit continuity efforts

Separating VoIP from data networks might be important for supporting both during  a disaster.

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.

Winter brings unique continuity risks

Winter crises can be complicated by snow, ice and the cold.

Solid business continuity planning requires being prepared for anything and everything, and this means learning to adapt to the seasons as well.