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Exercising, maintaining and reviewing business continuity

Exercising, maintaining and reviewing business continuity

Blog posts   •   Apr 09, 2013 16:06 BST

Once you have established your business continuity (BC) requirements and put in place plans, facilities and resilience to defend the organisation against disruptions and incidents, these need to be proven and kept current as the organisation changes. This is the hardest aspect of most BC programmes and where most organisations fail to protect their investment.

Practice makes perfect or scenario-based Business Continuity Plans are a waste of time

Practice makes perfect or scenario-based Business Continuity Plans are a waste of time

Blog posts   •   Mar 25, 2013 09:16 GMT

We are all familiar with the expression “practice makes perfect”. Practising is all about rehearsing again and again until you have mastered the role you’ve been assigned; but, it is also about improving. Having a BCP in place will not save your business; having the right people with the right capability to deliver that plan will, and the only way to develop that capability is through exercising.