I’ve often run into people that have to ‘send an email’ with a question for a person that’s located on a few seats away. Are they afraid of that person? Why can’t they just get up and go see them for a couple of minutes to ask what they need to ask? It seems the art of face-to-face communication is disappearing in favor of CYA (Cover You’re A…) and audit concerns. 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
A bit late but Happy New Year everyone! May 2016 bring all you ask for and keep you safe!
We’re very happy to announce that the new book by our Founder A.Alex Fullick is now available for purchase in both physical and ebook version.
This book is a bit different from previous books yet still focused on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
When one is trying to start up a Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery program or is having difficulty managing an existing BC /DR program, a practitioner – experienced or new to the field – can and will encounter problems along the way. This book helps proactively identify what problems to watch our for and identifies early triggers that will come back to cause problems further down the road. Alex then goes on to provide tips on how to prevent the problems for occurring in the first place and what to do if the issues come to fruition.
“Watch Your Step” is a great volume for any practitioner. Get your copy online at any Amazon website.
The Stone Road Team
© StoneRoad 2016
A.Alex Fullick has over 19 years’ experience working in Business Continuity and is the author of numerous books, including “Watch Your Step”, “BIA: Building the Foundation for a Strong Business Continuity Program.”and “Testing Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans.”
When planning our various BCM/DR components, you need to build and maintain some level of a schedule. If you don’t have a schedule built for let’s say the BIA or the development of a Crisis Communications Plan, then Executives will never know when to expect the results and participants will continually ‘put you off’. Continue reading
I’ve noticed recently that many individuals working on various projects and programs, including Disaster Planning and Business Continuity, seem afraid to actually communicate some of the difficulties they’re encountering. Continue reading
As noted in Part 1, if you’re going to be merging all areas of the two companies and the acquired will be engulfed or swallowed up by the acquiring company, then BCM/DR has a very large workload ahead of itself. In some regards, it’ll be like starting over but you’ll know half the BCM need already. Continue reading
As many of you may know, I work in Program and Project Management, as well as Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. I find the Program/Project Management aspects help build and manage activities needed in BCM & DR and communicate buy-in and need with executives. If you haven’t had any Project Management training, I suggest you attend a course (Note to self: New Post about Project Management). So, it came as something interesting the other day when Continue reading