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…

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…

Don't have time for Business Continuity Management? Then why not outsource it!

Ensuring continuity of your business functions, processes and critical IT systems and applications, along with the decision making in a time of crisis cannot be completely outsourced;  there will always be responsibilities owned by the board, executive team and operational staff members.  However, a great deal of the co-ordination and maintenance can be outsourced for…