If you read the publications, attend seminars and conventions, conferences and listen to webcasts and even watch videos posted on social media sites, you’ll find that in general everyone covers all the possible subjects related to BCM/DR. Topics such as “How to create resiliency” and “How to test plans” to Continue reading →
This week we have the 1st part of a 3 part series talking about testing our BCP/DR plans and maintaining our programs. The focus will be on getting Buy-In and the showing the Value of BCM programs, as well as providing some tips on how to test for people availability issues.
Communication; the backbone, or cornerstone if you will, of any successful enterprise. Without it you can have an organization moving in multiple directions causing confusion and all archways falling down around you when you need to be moving forward as a cohesive unit – especially during times of crisis. What makes it so key to everything? Continue reading →
Whether you experience good times or bad times, everything is an opportunity to learn and grow. Too often we seem to wear blinders and trudge full speed ahead hoping we reach our final goal, which if all goes according to plan – and it rarely does – we achieve our aspirations. But when we get to the destination we often forget what we might have learned along the way, or worse, paid no heed to anything as we moved forward and thus, don’t end up learning anything from our experience. Learning from our experiences and becoming more aware of what we’re doing happens as we’re actively working on activities, not when we’ve completed them. Continue reading →
When you’re trying to determine your IT DRP strategy, you can have many options open to you and you can’t just dismiss them without good reason. Identify the pros and cons of each solution and document them so you can see which option is best for you – or at least the top 3 solutions that work best for you and have the best bang for your buck. Continue reading →