Summer Journal

Volume 29, Issue 3

Full Contents Now Available!

Business as Unusual

Written by  Gregg Jacobsen Thursday, 15 November 2007 13:59

For the Business Continuity Planner/Consultant, one of the more difficult aspects of the project is gaining the cooperation of critical process owners. The obstacles encountered vary with the organization and its culture, but have themes like this: "I’m too busy to worry about that disaster stuff right now." "If something happens, we’ll get going without any special plans." "My people know our jobs; a disaster won’t make them forget." "If things get that bad, I guess we won’t care anyway, will we?"