Preparing for the Unexpected: First Hand Account of the Lismore, Australia Floods

On this weeks “Preparing for the Unexpected” episode will focus on the Lismore, Australia floods of March 2017 with local business owner Continue reading

Advertisements

Preparing for the Unexpected: Testing our BCP/DR Plans (Part 3)

In the final part of our 3 part series on testing our BCP/DR plans, we’ll be looking at test findings and the Executive Summary – how to present them and what they should contain.

Don’t forget, “Preparing for the Unexpected” airs every Thursday at 9am EST.

Happy listening!!

The StoneRoad Team

Preparing for the Unexpected: Testing our BCP/DR Plans (Part 1)

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.

https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected

Don’t forget; 9am EST every Thursday!

The StoneRoad Team

BCM & DR: “Preparing for the Unexpected” now on Twitter!!

Well, we just keep continuing to grow here at StoneRoad.

We’re happy to announce that as of today, we are no on twitter.

Check us out and follow our every move; news events, show events and tips for Preparing for the Unexpected.

Our user name is @Prep4DR

We’ll ask for forgiveness now because we’ll probably trip our way through this new medium – well, new to us anyway.   😉

Don’t forget the show airs every Thursday at 9am EST (and replays at 9pm Thursdays).

Cheers,

The StoneRoad Team

https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2682/preparing-for-the-unexpected

BCM & DR: Communication is the Key

 

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

BCM/DR: BCP Strategies – From Nothing to Business as Usual

Recently, I have been attending quite a few meetings regarding contingencies required for the implementation of a large project initiative.  Because it’s a new initiative and many users aren’t even assigned an ID yet to use these new systems and applications, it’s a bit hard for them to know what contingency strategies are required Continue reading

BCM & DR: Managing Expectations

I’ve sat through many meetings between IT and Business Unit (BU) representatives where people assume they know what the other wants or is trying to say; constantly interrupting and providing their own commentary before the other finishes theirs.  Has this ever happened to you and were you the interrupter or the interrupted?  Maybe both depending on the meeting.  It got me thinking that there is often a big gap between what the Business Unit needs (or wants) with that of current technology capability…or understanding. Continue reading