It can be very easy to misstep during continuity of operations planning.
As companies invest in emerging technology, the potential for the cloud, mobility and virtualization to house every system they need to do their job remotely opens up new possibilities for business continuity efforts.
Continuity of operations planning takes so many different aspects of business into consideration it can be easy to lose focus on the parts that really matter.
The lake effect storm that dropped a record-breaking 5+ feet of snow on Buffalo, New York, and the surrounding Great Lakes area in a 24-hour period highlighted the express need for businesses to prepare for the worst that winter has to offer.
Workplace violence prevention planning often focuses on employee and former employee activities, but during the holiday season it can also include customers for retailers.
With corporate awareness of natural disasters and business risk at an all time high, companies that don’t implement a business continuity plan and face a crisis have only themselves to blame when something goes wrong.