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Tabletop Exercises in a Struggling Economy

Written by  MICK KOCH, CBCP June 23, 2009

How to maximize effectiveness and have the company spring for doughnuts The concept of performing a tabletop exercise was born of the need to practice a somewhat complex set of activities without breaking the budget or burning valuable company time. Most businesses look with a jaundiced eye on taking employees out of their assigned duties to “practice” a plan that may never be used: i.e. a business continuity plan. This is true during the most prosperous of times. How then does the business continuity professional convince business management that a tabletop exercise (or worse yet, a series of exercises) is essential during a business cycle trending downward? The following document offers some tips and tricks to planning, executing and following-up on business continuity plan exercises so that the company will see the benefit of these activities and maybe even spring for the doughnuts at the nest tabletop event. 1) Exercise PreparationSo much

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