A disaster is any event that will significantly impact your company’s operations — and I mean Anything. Traditionally, this means a hurricane, fire, flood, or earthquake. Non-traditionally, this means a toxic waste release, computer system crash, power outage, labor strike, community illness and many others. Unfortunately, disasters happen more frequently than we would prefer. So how can you use disaster management planning to make sure you’re prepared? Continue reading What are the Steps to Disaster Management Planning?
Your disaster recovery will depend on how well team members understand and have practiced their roles. The company’s Disaster Recovery Team is drawn from the company’s available personnel resources, and may include service vendors. Your Disaster Recovery Team functions as a strategic planning and tactical response unit. Team members may be assigned temporary duties, responsibilities and a level of authority beyond their normal employment classification. Continue reading Who Is on a Disaster Recovery Team?
Business continuity management — more commonly known as “disaster recovery”, even in the present day — used to be about worst-case scenarios. That is: What is the worst thing that could befall my company, and how do I ensure minimal to no disruption of the company’s operations if that happens? Continue reading How to Create a Business Continuity Plan