Factoring in Human Error in Your Business Continuity Planning

Good business continuity training helps managers and enterprises prepare business continuity plans. However, they’ll also need to deal with a further factor – human error. This element is a cause of anything from small business failure to nuclear power plant meltdowns. A little information on the subject can help make business continuity that much more…

Fail Early – a Mantra for Business Continuity Test Scenarios

In what used to be a business climate orientated firmly towards success, the notion of constructive failure has changed attitudes, hopefully opening up new possibilities for progress by liberating organisations from the notion that all failure was bad. There’s a message for business continuity test scenarios as well – it’s the “fail early, fail cheaply”…

How do you get the organisation to recognise the importance of Business Continuity?

The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Sure, people in an organisation want business to go on successfully. Their jobs, families and futures depend on it. If you ask them what would happen if systems suddenly crashed, if access to their workspace was blocked, they’ll probably agree it would be a disaster.

Getting real with CBCP – Certified Business Continuity Professional

The real power of information is when it’s applied. When theory turns into practice, or to use another expression, where the rubber meets the road. Business continuity is no exception. An organisation looking for someone with the right capabilities for a business continuity management role will want two things: in-depth understanding of the principles of…

Embedding Business Continuity Management into your organisation’s culture

Your business continuity and IT disaster recovery plans are living documents that need to continually evolve otherwise they will stagnate. If you maintain and exercise your plan it will evolve along with your organisation, helping you to be prepared should a business interruption strike. Here are OpsCentre’s top 5 tips on how to keep the…

Embedding Business Continuity Management into your organisation's culture

Your business continuity and IT disaster recovery plans are living documents that need to continually evolve otherwise they will stagnate. If you maintain and exercise your plan it will evolve along with your organisation, helping you to be prepared should a business interruption strike. Here are OpsCentre’s top 5 tips on how to keep the…