Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Weathering the Weather in Hurricane Season

May 15, 2019 - We just observed hurricane preparedness week, and hurricane season will begin June 1. What's the status of your preparedness for the coming storms? As we have seen with recent weather, lack of preparedness can spell disaster, so take some cues from this week's articles and ramp up your plans in advance of the storms ahead.

While there's no way to stop the storm, we're here to tell you that you can ease hurricane-related burdens with a little help from your friends. (Item #1)   As another hurricane season ramps up, here's a rundown of what businesses should know about business continuity and disaster recovery planning. (Item #2)   Here is a sample emergency preparedness checklist to have on hand during storm season. (Item #3)

During the recovery period after a hurricane, organizations should focus on these areas. (Item #4)    Here are four steps to take to maintain technology business continuity during a disaster and when to act -- starting now. (Item #5)   The impact of a storm on the workforce often is not adequately considered, thus downplaying the importance -- and central role -- of the human contribution to an organization's recovery.  (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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