“Selling” Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery to Your Suppliers

How many enterprises or organisations produce everything they need in order to do business? The answer today is very few, if any. Practically all companies rely on third party suppliers, somewhere, somehow. With this reliance comes risk, and the question of business continuity: what happens to our business if supplier X ceases to supply us? Many enterprises tackle the problem by using multiple suppliers, possibly in multiple locations, for the same supplies. However, in the interests of efficiency and lower overheads, there is also a case to be made for helping a supplier to become more resilient by “selling” its good practices in business continuity and disaster recovery. Read more