Business Continuity Planning – More Than Just Disaster Recovery

The disasters in Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia have put BCP into sharp focus. In this article, Allan Davies provides advice he gleaned the hard way from working through numerous disasters, and suggests that CIO’s need to think in broader terms than just IT disaster recovery. He outlines nine valuable lessons that should be incorporated…

Key Supplier Resilience as part of Business Continuity Management

It is not enough just to look at the resilience strategies for within your organization, the entire supply chain needs to be considered for your critical business functions. Are you reliant on a single supplier for any key products or services? If you have alternate suppliers, are they geographically separate or in other ways diverse…

Have you outgrown your paper-based business continuity and disaster recovery plans?

Your organisation has changed and you are finding that the current “paper-based” planning methodology no longer is fit for purpose.  If you recognise any of the following items familiar, it may be time to invest in a business continuity software planning solution:  1.       Are your plans hard to maintain and have numerous areas for updates?…