The hallmark of a good business continuity plan is testing.
Business continuity planning helps protect your company from disaster, but it can also help protect it from bad ideas and poor management in everyday workflows.
During a crisis, communication is one of the most important things for survival.
It’s safe to assume that, even for a 100 percent online business, weather has an impact on operations and profits.
Power supply interruptions aren’t as common a threat in North America as they are in other areas, but the potential still exists, making it essential to optimize your business continuity planning for the risk.
With the increasing frequency of cyber attacks on major corporations, this threat to business continuity ranked No. 1 on the Business Continuity Institute’s annual Horizon Scan report, surpassing unplanned IT and telecom outages by one percent.
In a recent poll of American companies, FM Global assessed winter weather preparedness and found that nearly one-third of U.S. firms are ill-equipped to deal with a wintertime disaster.
Optimizing your business continuity plan is a matter of knowing you company and knowing what the potential threats to its success are.
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.