Tag Archives: Business Continuity Planning

Five Profiles to Ponder When You Start Testing Your Business Continuity

Good business continuity planning may be half the battle. But if you haven’t tested to check your plan works, then don’t expect to win. The example of organisations that did data backups, failed to test and found afterwards their files … Continue reading

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The Glo-cal Approach for Business Continuity across Multiple Locations

What is the common factor between worldwide fast-food chains and successful business continuity management in different offices of the same organisation? The answer is that both use a combination of global and local approaches, otherwise known as ‘glo-cal’. For the … Continue reading

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7 Basic Ways to Ensure Good Business Continuity Planning

Smart business continuity planners regularly return to the basics. Although BCP can be complex if a particular situation makes it so, good plans are still built on solid and simple foundations. By keeping these in mind, BC planners can avoid … Continue reading

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BCP-501 Business Continuity Planning Review – Good for ‘Employers of Choice’ Too

The BCP-501 course with its certifying examination has two major objectives. Firstly, it provides business continuity planning revision. And secondly, it prepares attendees for the DRI International Qualifying Examination.  That means a fast-paced, information-packed 16 hours of instruction for a … Continue reading

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BCP 501 as Part of a True Skills Building Approach

Education can significantly improve knowledge and performance. However, much of that improvement depends on attitude. BCP 501, the 2.5 day review course on Business Continuity Planning, is no exception. Knowledge, competences and methodology are all packed into 16 hours of … Continue reading

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Slow Changes that also Affect Business Continuity

When the subject of business continuity comes up, there’s a natural tendency to think of events that have an immediate impact. IT server crashes, flash floods, fires and hacker attacks are just some of the examples. While these sudden events … Continue reading

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That Mega-Test of Your Business Continuity You’ve Been Waiting For

You’ve trained for business continuity challenges. You’ve planned and practised, in case that server crash, flood, fire or earthquake hits your business tomorrow. But all these events are subject to chance. They may or may not happen. Here’s another challenge … Continue reading

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Supply Chain, a Great Candidate for Business Continuity Planning

The supply chain is one of the few potential competitive advantages left to enterprises. Marketing tools are available to all and this week’s advance in technology is often matched by a rival’s progress next week. However, supply chain still offers … Continue reading

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