Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Business Continuity in the Current Economy

Regardless of the state of the economy, it's critical to make sure your continuity planning doesn't fall by the wayside. You can't afford to think that bad things don't happen in bad times... they do. This week's articles, therefore, look at protecting your organization despite the economy.

IT projects may be on hold, but your infrastructure must be protected now. (Item #1) Reducing costs also may increase your risk; keep your plan ready to deal with the worst case. (Item #2) You need to do everything possible to ensure funds for recovery are available. (Item #3)

Maybe, instead of eliminating BC planning, you can take a modular approach. (Item #4) People in the field share their insights about keeping your plans alive in a recession. (Item #5) Is the down economy actually encouraging management to get more involved in BC planning? (Item #6)

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