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?
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).
In the “An Introduction to Business Continuity Planning” article, we outlined the main components of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program and introduced the basics of Business Continuity Planning (BCP). This article presents some of the BCM implementation challenges in small and medium-sized organizations.
The death of the business continuity planning and profession has been predicted quite a few times over the last decade. Some reports have even gone as far as to declare that it is already dead.
When asked about the status of their business continuity planning efforts, many organizations respond that either it provides limited value or it is cumbersome to implement and maintain.
There is something that bothers many Management Consultants in the Business Continuity and Information Technology field.
Have you tried to search for the terms “Business Continuity” or “Business Continuity Planning” on Google or Bing search engines recently? Please do, and the results may surprise you. Once you skip over a few Google ads and relevant …