Business Continuity Planning must be an organization-wide activity. It involves the collaboration of all business functions and all departments. So why is it so darn hard to engage an Information Technology (IT) organization (internal or external) in any business continuity planning activities?
Before the Pandemic of 2020, we all knew that remote work is a viable option for many organizations. The telework blockers were not necessarily always of technical nature. They were a combination of old-school perceptions that lingered for ages. Some of them are that it will kill our productivity or destroy organizational culture…
A high-level Business Continuity Planning Guide for small and medium-sized organizations. All the steps you need to follow to implement a robust Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program in your organization.
Organizational culture is an often-overlooked factor in the long-term viability of Business Continuity Management (BCM) Programs. Many organizations understand the importance of Business Continuity Planning processes, such as Risks Assessment or a Business Impact Analysis (BIA).
We all know this. The business is always busy, and because of this, it comes up with a myriad of justifications for ignoring Business Continuity Planning efforts.
Some of the reasons are more reasonable than others, but none are excusable at the end of the day. This problem is common for organizations of all sizes and across all sectors.
The Business Impact Analysis (BIA) is a cornerstone of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program. It is an activity that will identify mission-critical business functions, processes or services in your organization, and the resources required to timely recover those activities.
The Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) defines it as an activity to …