While business owners may feel like developing emergency planning initiatives is a process that can only happen internally, this type of readiness can sometimes be best developed when a number of interconnected organizations are willing to work together.
In the wake of two record years in disaster causation, an event like the Wallow fire indicates that small businesses need to be ready with emergency plans should a natural disaster stand in the way of normal business operations.
A recent arrest highlights the need for all companies to engage in strategic business continuity planning dictating a specific course of action should an employee act on their intentions to harm co-workers or employers.
Much of the president’s speech focused on his efforts to inspire American businesses to contribute positively to the financial troubles many in the nation are now facing.
On January 24, Fairfax County, Virginia’s Board of Supervisors announced that they had endorsed a disaster recovery planning document for the region.
Comparing a business without a tested disaster recovery plan to an out-of-shape individual who tries to run a marathon, Rachel Dines, a writer for CIO.com, recently offered up 10 tips that business owners who are concerned about their business continuity planning would be wise to implement.
While voice over internet protocol (VoIP) systems have been lauded for their ability to help businesses increase the quality of their call centers and buoy their bottom lines, just as with traditional phones, these high-tech services can sometimes experience technical difficulties.
Some disasters can be seen coming from a mile away. For example, take reality TV star Kim Kardashian’s recent marriage to NBA star Kris Humphries.
In recent weeks, a number of studies revealed that small businesses in Europe and Australia were lacking disaster recovery planning documents that could help them achieve a swift recovery in the wake of a major incident.
On January 18, BATS Global Markets, the Missouri-based operator of stock and options markets, announced that it would be adopting a backup data center as part of its disaster recovery planning.