Keep business continuity on the front burner

Once a business has a plan in place, the tendency is to think of the issue as solved, and not go back to reexamine their practices and procedures again. This is a mistake, a good business continuity and disaster recovery plan needs to constantly be looked at and tweaked in order to make sure it continues to cover a business in the best way possible.

7 Steps toward more resilient business continuity

Business continuity and disaster recovery have become more complex and challenging matters in the era of digital operations, as companies are far more reliant upon advanced technology today than ever before.

Knowledge is power in business continuity

Not so long ago, experts and advocacy groups worried that the average small-business owner was fearfully unprepared for a major man-made or natural disaster, and that many of them did not understand the basic tenets of continuity.

Improving the outcomes of DR tests

One of the more critical aspects of disaster recovery planning involves the testing of relevant technologies, processes and policies, as well as the users involved, to ensure that the framework can actually work in practice.

Tightening up recovery strategies

With natural and man-made disasters becoming a bit more damaging and widespread as the years progress, more companies are beginning to get serious about continuity and recovery planning to avoid the prospect of disruptions and outages.

Underlying necessities in disaster recovery, business continuity

Not so long ago, officials in Washington and leaders of small business advocacy groups warned that the average entrepreneur was far behind the eight ball with respect to disaster recovery and continuity.

Preparing for a hurricane

Hurricane season has already begun, and it is only a matter of time before the first major event of the season strikes the East Coast of the United States.

Getting wise with DR

Disaster recovery is one of the more challenging aspects of business management today, as risks evolve quickly, vulnerabilities can arise with virtually no notice and forecasting major events is never an exact science.

Extreme weather continues to threaten continuity

Man-made downtime has become a bit more common of a threat of late, as lackluster management of IT and general operations will tend to yield vulnerabilities that can then cause disruption.

Data management comprehension key to continuity

As business leaders who have been around for more than a decade have probably noticed already, the best practices of disaster recovery and continuity have evolved significantly as time has gone on.