Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Case Studies

Many businesses are already prepared for disruptions with completed, tested business continuity plans. The case studies below could help you to plan, update or modify your strategy or plans by showing you the approach other organizations have taken in specific situations. It’s always less painful to learn from others’ experiences!

One firework could have brought down a business. (Item #1) Read about some of the lessons this company learned as the result of a disruption. (Item #2) Glasgow Airport’s business continuity management (BCM) strategy came into its own during a car-bomb attack. (Item #3)

A suspicious powder put Norwich Union’s BC plan through its paces. (Item #4) An exploding bomb put Marks & Spencer’s plan to a test. (Item #5) If you’re not aware of your critical vendors’ BC plans, take note of this case study. (Item #6)

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